The Holy Grail: Its Origins, Secrets & Meaning Revealed

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Viking, 1994 - Social Science - 255 pages
This magnificent exploration of Grail legend and history illuminates this mystical puzzle and explains why the story has endured for more than 800 years. A wonderful reference written by the bestselling author of Angels: An Endangered Species. Illustrations throughout, many in full color.

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THE HOLY GRAIL: A Legend of Our Time

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An extensive treatment of the various legends of the Holy Grail that ultimately falls apart because of its pursuit of flimsy speculation. Godwin (Angels: An Endangered Species, not reviewed) explores ... Read full review

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Godwin is a bestselling author and artist whose works have appeared in the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Walker Arts Center in Minneapolis, the Tate Gallery in London, and the Glasgow Art Gallery in Scotland, under the name Malcolm Carder.

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