One of the most important and thought-provoking works to appear in recent years." - The New Humanity
Michael Baigent graduated from Christchurch University, New Zealand. Richard Leigh followed up his degree from Tufts University, Boston, with postgraduate studies at the University of Chicago and Stony Brook New York State University. They are co-authors of The Holy Blood and The Holy Grail, The Messianic Legacy and The Temple and the Lodge. Henry Lincoln has been a writer for over twenty-five years, having produced more than 100 television scripts, as well as a body of poetry. He has lectured extensively, and is best known for the presentation of his own programmes on BBC television.
One of the most controversial books of the 20th Century * U.P.I
Their quest for knowledge possesses all the ingredients of a classic 19th-Century mystery novel ... a book that will be hotly denounced and widely read * Financial Times *
A book that cannot easily be dismissed -- Neville Cryer * The Bible Society *
Has all the ingredients of an international thriller ... incredible * Newsweek *
It makes compulsive reading * Times Educational Supplement *