The Tenth Chamber

The Tenth Chamber

Book - 2014
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"Abbey of Ruac, rural France - a medieval script is discovered hidden behind an antique bookcase. Badly damaged, it is sent to Paris for restoration, and there literary historian Hugo Pineau begins to read the startling fourteenth-century text. Within its pages lies a fanciful tale of a painted cave and the secrets it contains - and a rudimentary map showing its position close to the abbey. Intrigued, Hugo enlists the help of archaeologist Luc Simard and the two men go exploring. When they discover a vast network of prehistoric caves, buried deep within the cliffs, they realize that they've stumbled across something extraordinary. And at the very core of the labyrinth lies the most astonishing chamber of all, just as the manuscript chronicled. Aware of the significance of their discovery, they set up camp with a team of experts, determined to bring their find to the world. But as they begin to unlock the ancient secrets the cavern holds, they find themselves at the centre of a dangerous game. One 'accidental' death leads to another. And it seems that someone will stop at nothing to protect the enigma of the tenth chamber."--P. 4 of cover.
Publisher: [United States : The Author], c2014
ISBN: 9780692225134
0692225137
Characteristics: vi, 305 p. ; 23 cm

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alex59
Jun 29, 2015

Enjoyed the book - good descriptions of the different time periods and characters relevant to the action.

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SportyReader
Feb 19, 2012

If you've read his other books then there's nothing new here. Glenn Cooper follows his own tried and test method, which in itself is an average mimicry of dan brown, james rollins and steve berry.

Largely forgettable and not very interesting...

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