Totalt hektet; har ikke leste noe annet i påsken.
Det er to historier som er vevet inn i hverandre:
- Den ene foregår i Carcassonne i 1209 hvor en ung kvinne oppdager en hemmelighet. Samtidig nærmer korsfarerne seg for å innta byen.
- Den andre historien foregår i våre dager. En ung kvinne oppdager en hule i Pyreneene hvor hun finner noen merkelige gjenstander.
Boken kan kjøpes som pocket eller innbundet. Jeg leser den i pocket men har bestilt den innbundne utgaven også.....
Og så jukser vi og tar med en mere ordrik anmeldelse fra Amazon:
Mosse's page-turner takes readers on another quest for the Holy Grail, this time with two closely linked female protagonists born 800 years apart. In 2005, Alice Tanner stumbles into a hidden cave while on an archeological dig in southwest France. Her discovery—two skeletons and a labyrinth pattern engraved on the wall and on a ring—triggers visions of the past and propels her into a dangerous race against those who want the mystery of the cave for themselves. Alaïs, in the year 1209, is a plucky 17-year-old living in the French city of Carcassone, an outpost of the tolerant Cathar Christian sect that has been declared heretical by the Catholic Church. As Carcassonne comes under siege by the Crusaders, Alaïs's father, Bertrand Pelletier,entrusts her with a book that is part of a sacred trilogy connected to the Holy Grail. Guardians of the trilogy are operating against evil forces—including Alaïs's sister, Oriane, a traitorous, sexed-up villainess who wants the books for her own purposes. Sitting securely in the historical religious quest genre, Mosse's fluently written third novel (after Crucifix Lane) may tantalize (if not satisfy) the legions of Da VinciCode devotees with its promise of revelation about Christianity's truths.Terningkast 6