The Orpheus Descent

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The Orpheus Descent

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<p>A cerebral literary thriller in the vein of Dan Brown, Matthew Pearl, and Sam Bourne, The Orpheus Descent follows classical philosopher Plato on a mysterious journey to Italy that will ignite a conspiracy that burns into the present.</p> <p>The greatest thinker in human history, Plato, travels to Italy seeking initiation into the Orphic mysteries: the secret to the Underworld known only to the gods. But the knowledge he discovers is terrifying.</p> <p>Two millennia later, twelve ancient golden tablets secreted in museums around the world hold sacred information known to only a few the pathway the dead must follow to the afterlife. And archaeologist Lily Barnes has just found another on a dig in southern Italy. But this tablet is far more valuable and dangerous than the rest. It holds the key to hell itself.</p> <p>Now, Lily is gone and her husband, Jonah, is desperate to find her. He knows she is alive and in mortal danger and he s willing to go to hell itself to find her. But the deeper he descends on this dark and twisting journey, the more Jonah s fear rises, for not everyone who travels where Lily has gone will find their way back. . . .</p> <p>&quot;</p>

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Paperback, Harpercollins, 2014, ISBN13 9780062305282, ISBN10 006230528X
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