In the Courts of the Sun (In the Courts of the Sun, #1) - Brian D'Amato

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    conguyen Sinh viên năm I

    (Mật mã Maya)
    By Brian D'Amato


    • Publisher: NAL Trade
    • Number Of Pages: 704
    • Publication Date: 2009-11-03
    • ISBN-10 / ASIN: 0451229061
    • ISBN-13 / EAN: 9780451229069
    Product Description:

    The year is 2012. Math prodigy Jed DeLanda is enlisted to decipher an ancient Mayan codex containing the secrets of the Sacrifice Game. It foretells the end of civilization, and only Jed can prevent the coming apocalypse. He must play the Game himself-in a mind-bending journey that stretches from thousands of years in the past to the very brink of the end of time...


    In the Courts of the Sun by Brian D’Amato is an enthralling and original read, a stunningly inventive novel that will keep you turning the pages until the wee hours. With the sure hand of a master storyteller, D’Amato weaves together Mayan history, modern science, game theory and the coming Mayan apocalypse to deliver a gripping read. Beware December 21, 2012!”
    —Douglas Preston, author of The Codex and The Monster of Florence

    "A remarkable, unique, stand-out book. Prodigious in its scope, its originality, its ambition, its intelligence, and the mastery of its research. In a word: awesome. Or brilliant. Make that two words: awesome and brilliant."
    —Raymond Khoury, author of The Last Templar and The Sanctuary

    “Fans of the late Michael Crichton will welcome this engrossing thriller. . . . The period details are as convincing as those in Simon Levack’s superb Aztec mysteries.”
    Publishers Weekly (starred)

    “Ambitious. . . . a richly detailed, intellectually stimulating adventure through time.”


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