The newly revised, illustrated edition of this international bestseller, “ . . . a book that will be hotly denounced and widely read.”
— Financial Times
A nineteenth century French priest discovers something in his mountain village at the foot of the Pyrenees that enabled him to amass and spend a fortune of millions of pounds. Beginning with buried treasure, the tale then turns into an unprecedented historical detective story — a modern Grail quest that stretches back through cryptically coded parchments, secret societies, the Knights Templar, the Cathar heretics of the twelfth century, and a dynasty of obscure French kings deposed more than 1,300 years ago.
The authors’ conclusions are persuasive: at the core is not material wealth, but a secret — a secret of explosive and controversial proportions, which radiates out from the little Pyrenees village to encompass the whole of Western civilization. Its repercussions reach all the way to contemporary politics, and the entire edifice of the Christian faith. It involves nothing less than the Holy Grail.
“Their quest for knowledge possesses all the ingredients of a classic 19th Century mystery novel.”
— Financial Times
“A book that cannot easily be dismissed.”
— The Bible Society
“Probably one of the most controversial books of the 20th Century.”
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Description du livre État : New. Gift Quality Book in Excellent Condition. N° de réf. du libraire 36SE5E000785
Description du livre Century, London, 2005. Hard Cover. État : New. Etat de la jaquette : New. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. First Edition, first printing of this new illustrated edition, updated with new material since the 1982 edition. New, perfect condition. Jacket protected by removable archival cover. "The plot has all the elements of an international thriller.incredible." Newsweek. "Compulsive reading." Times Literary Supplement. The authors brought suit, though unsuccessful, against Dan Brown for what they felt was the uncredited use of their research for plot elements in The DaVinci Code. N° de réf. du libraire 003786
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Description du livre Century Co., 2005. Hardcover. État : New. book. N° de réf. du libraire 1844138402
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