Der Codex (Broschiert)
Publish date: July 31st 2006
Pages no: 480
Edition language: Deutsch
Douglas Preston’s The Codex is a fun, adventurous romp. An eccentric multi-millionaire, dying of cancer, buries himself and all his wealth in a tomb somewhere in the world. If his three sons want their inheritance, they have to find his tomb and raid it—which is how he earned his wealth.Unknown to t...
The Codex starts off with a great premise. Billionaire Max Broadbent, who is dying of cancer, disappears and leaves a video for his three sons. In order to get their inheritance, which he packed away with him, they have to find him in a jungle in South America. Sounds great. And although the novel h...
Not too bad for an adventure-type novel. I guiltily enjoyed it and might look at some of Preston's other books.
Started 5-18-10.I ALMOST "really liked it." It was a bit long in the middle. It's at least a 3.5.