Subject: Mystery-detective thriller. 1 Worldwide Bestseller - More Than 80 Million Copies Sold. As millions of readers around the globe have already discovered, The Da Vinci Code is a reading experience unlike any other.
Author Michael Gelb ignited the current fascination with all things Da Vinci with his runaway bestseller, How to Think like Leonardo da Vinci: Seven Steps to Genius Every Day. Just as that book showed readers how to use the seven Da Vincian principles to develop their creative potential, his new book, Da Vinci Decoded, will help you use the same principles to cultivate your spiritual potential.
A fascinating and absorbing thriller - perfect for history buffs, conspiracy nuts, puzzle lovers or anyone who appreciates a great, riveting story. If you liked The Da Vinci Code, try these: The Malice of Fortune. Against a teeming canvas of Borgia politics, Niccolò Machiavelli and Leonardo da Vinci come together to unmask an enigmatic serial killer, as we learn the secret history behind one of the most controversial works in the western canon, The Prince.
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Reading a book of this kind is rather like going to the doctor for the results of tests. You desperately want to know the outcome but have a sickening feeling about what it might prove to be. In this case, the answer was as bad as I'd feared. But the success of this book is due not to the writing but to post-9/11 therapy. It tells so many Americans what they want to hear: that everything is meant. In doing so, Brown has cracked the bestseller code.
The Da Vinci Code provoked a popular interest in speculation concerning the Holy Grail legend and Mary Magdalene's role in the history of Christianity. The book has, however, been extensively denounced by many Christian denominations as an attack on the Roman Catholic Church, and consistently criticized for its historical and scientific inaccuracies. The book generated criticism when it was first published for inaccurate description of core aspects of Christianity and descriptions of European art, history, and architecture.
This is a brilliantly conceived book, as well written as any thriller out there, only better. Why? Because it's not a mystery about spies, corrupt corporations, or hi-tech weapons. It's about Divine mysteries that have been kept from us by the permutations of time and by corrupt individuals in high spiritual places. These are core issues of spirituality and gnosis that resonate with our pysche and subconscious views, built up over lifetimes. It is this that makes the book so compelling. Fortunately, the fact that the author is an very good at his craft, adds to the enjoyment . They are artfully utilized in this book. All three of Da Vinci's paintings pictured here are instrumental in unfolding the mystery. Madonna of the Rocks by da Vinci.