Grail Mysterium: An Adventure on the Heights

Grail Mysterium: An Adventure on the Heights

by Thomas Kaplan-Maxfield

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ISBN-13: 9780615309538
Publisher: Kepler Press
Publication date: 03/01/2012
Pages: 354
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.79(d)
Age Range: 3 Months

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TicTocLW More than 1 year ago
Article first published as Book Review: Grail Mysterium: An Adventure on the Heights by Thomas Kaplan-Maxfield on Blogcritics. Magic and Science, can these two subjects actually be related and interchangeable, or is there any relationship at all between them. In Grail Mysterium, An Adventure on the Heights by Thomas Kaplan-Mansfield, he brings us a book touted to be somewhere between Harry Potter and the Da Vinci Code. I enjoyed both of these works to a degree and was interested to see how this work would represent the connection. This is a true marriage of the two distinct worlds of Harry Potter and The Davinci code. Where the one is all about magic and the other is about the religious aspects and science, Maxfield has given us a mix that is thoroughly satisfying. The characters in the forms of seniors at the college are written with an eye to excellence in knowledge, and without their individual components there would be a difficulty in the belief of the facts as written. Each character carries a piece of the puzzle with Jack and Fran as the center piece. Throw in evil ghosts, modern day Templars, professors that may be just a bit untrustworthy, and mix that with the whimsy of a dragon and a giant bull, any you have the makings of a magical, mystical suspense that at times keeps you on the edge of your seat. What I found missing in the Potter series and The Davinci Code, has been superseded and twisted into a triumph in Grail Mysterium. The characters are well written and you care about them. You worry when they