Τα κλεμμένα οστά
Publish date: 2008
Publisher: Modern Times
Pages no: 469
Edition language: Greek
I read this book in the days before Easter, and I think that is the perfect time for this novel. A friend of me really liked it and recommended it to me. It sounds all very Dan Brown-like. A mysterious box with bones is found, people are willing to kill to make sure they have it, but for some reas...
It has all the elements of the Da Vinci Code. Conspiracy, Roman Catholic Church, clunky exposition and obvious clues. There's a raid on Temple Mount and a cache of Ossuaries found, there appears to be one missing. Detectives work on it. In the Vatican, American Scientist Charlotte Hennesey and...
There must be a particular sub-genre of the action-adventure novel, one that relies on a discovery from antiquity that has real-world implications for power in the 21st century, or that upends hundreds or thousands of years of presumed wisdom. Surely the top of this heap is The DaVinci Codes. Righte...