By Ben Mezrich
Written through the hot York occasions bestselling writer Ben Mezrich, Seven Wonders is a globe-trotting mystery within the vein of The DaVinci Code—rife with old secrets and techniques, conspiracies, intrigue, and a complete lot of experience. whilst the reclusive mathematician Jeremy Grady is going lacking, it’s as much as his estranged brother Jack to determine why. His seek leads him on a far-flung journey—from Brazil, India, Peru, and beyond—as he unravels the secret that hyperlinks the Seven Wonders of the realm, and discovers that Jeremy can have discover whatever that’s been hid for hundreds of years. With assistance from scientist Sloane Costa, they find a conspiracy to conceal a roadmap to the backyard of Eden—and the reality in the back of a mythological old culture.
With a heart-pounding velocity and panoramic backdrops, Seven Wonders is an electrifying learn, and may be the 1st in a trilogy.
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Der Gemeindechor sang sich wacker durch mittelalterliche Choräle und moderne Wiegenlieder, die durch den geschmückten Raum schwebten, als sei nur Frieden in der Welt. Er sang gegen Finsternis und Kälte, gegen graues Elend und schwarzen Kummer an. Die nahe Geburt des neuen Gottes schien alles Böse zu vertreiben, eine Linie zwischen gestern und heute, zwischen Dunkelheit und kommendem Licht zu ziehen. Ethan schaute und lauschte, stimmte in die Choräle ein, wo dies erwartet wurde, erinnerte sich und versuchte zugleich zu vergessen.
Gerald nickte. « Gerald zuckte die Achseln. �Weiß ich noch nicht. Hab nicht darüber nachgedacht. « �Du weißt, dass wir das ausgeschlossen haben«, antwortete Chips und hob das Glas an die Lippen. Er war ein hochgewachsener Mann, schon etwas gebückt, aber drahtig, als hätten seine Muskeln an Kraft und Elastizität nichts eingebüßt. «, fragte Gerald. « Chips zuckte die Schultern. �Wir sind froh, dass du sie aufbewahrst. Aber du wirst immer älter – wie wir alle. Es ist an der Zeit, dass wir eine neue Möglichkeit finden.
Er konnte einen Tag dauern oder auch eine Woche. Niemand vermochte das genau zu sagen. Alle Männer der Patrouille waren alte Hasen, die sich mit Wüstenwinden auskannten. Zur LRDG wurde keiner genommen, der nicht mit ein paar Unannehmlichkeiten zurechtkam. Die Briten, Neuseeländer, Australier oder Inder gehörten allesamt zu der merkwürdigen Art Mensch, der die leeren Weiten und die glühende Hitze der Sahara mehr bedeuteten als ihre Heimatorte, ob nun die Home Counties bei London, das neuseeländische Wellington oder das indische Calcutta.