The Lost City of the Monkey God
by Douglas Preston
Editor: Head of Zeus
Enjoy this book on your E-Reader and in the format you prefer
Since the time of the conquistador Hernan Cortes, rumours have been circulating about a lost city of immense riches hidden deep inside Honduras.Indigenous tribes talk about the ancestors who fled there to escape Spanish invaders and warn the legendary city is cursed: to enter is a death sentence.They call it the lost city of the monkey God.In 1940, Cape and sword journalist Theodore Morde returned from the rainforest with hundreds of artefacts and an electrifying history of finding the city – but then committed suicide without revealing its location.Three quarters of a century later, successful author Doug Preston joined a team of scientists in a quest for a revolutionary new breakthrough.In 2012, he boarded a single-engine aircraft carrying highly advanced and classified technology that could map the terrain under the cover of a dense tropical forest.In an unexplored valley, surrounded by abrupt mountains, that the flight revealed the incomparable image of a sprawling metropolis, tempting evidence of not only an unknown city, but a lost civilization.To confirm the discovery, Preston and the team fought against torrential rains, quickmud, insect wounds, jaguars and deadly snakes.They emerged from the jungle with proof of the legend.and the curseThey had contracted a horrible, incurable and sometimes fatal disease.Suspense and shocking, full of history, adventure and dramatic twists and turns of fortune, the lost city of the monkey God is a true testimony to one of the great discoveries of the twenty-first century.
Douglas Preston – The Lost City of the Monkey God – Free
Format: ePub, MOBI and Pdf
In this site we encourage writing and creativity.