Cracking The Da Vinci Code
Simon Cox's Cracking the Da Vinci Code - The unauthorised guide to the facts behind the fiction.
Dan Brown's best selling novel, The Da Vinci code, has become a global phenomenon, and introduced millions of readers to a mysterious world where Leonardo Da Vinci encoded hidden meanings into his paintings; strange symbols are engraved in a remote scottish chapel; and the Catholic Church and an ancient secret society are locked in a centuries old battle to gain control of the ultimate prize; the Holy Grail.
But how much of the novel is actually true and what is fictional distortion? Cracking the da Vinci ode is the first book to cut through the confusion. In a simple A to z format it reveals the stranger than fiction answers to such questions as :
Does the secret society known as the Priory of Sion really exist?
Why was the golden ratio once believed to reveal the hand of God?
What are the latest theories about the true nature of the Holy Grail?
What is the meaning of the riddles hidden in the characters names?
Cracking the da vinci Code is an invaluable resource for the many fans of the novel and all those interested in the remearkable truth behind the legend of the Holy Grail.
Simon Cox is the editor in chief of Phenomena, the magazine devoted to challenging dogmas, orthadoxies and half truths. he has also worked as a researcher for some of the leading names in the alternative history field, including robert bauval, david Rohl and graham hancock. Simon made a t.v documentary based on the facts behind the da Vinci code for a major U.S company.
Anyone who is interested by the intriguing Da Vinci Code or a fan of the book should definately obtain this guide. Even if it is just to peruse the picture of the last supper.