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The Thousand

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Long ago, a thousand men and women abandoned their lives to follow a stranger. Now their legacy threatens modern existence . . .In 530 BC a mysterious ship appeared off the rainy shores of Croton in what is now Italy. After three days, a man disembarked to address the curious and frightened crowd that had gathered. He called himself Pythagoras. Exactly what he said that day is unknown, but afterwards a thousand men and women abandoned their lives and families to follow him.Over the centuries they became a secret society of powerful individuals safeguarding the teachings of one of history's most brilliant mathematicians.But now, triggered by a brutal murder in Chicago, the brotherhood erupts into civil war, and a young woman finds herself at the centre of ancient revelations that could not only become instruments of terror but could jeopardise civilisation itself . . .
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Product details

  • Paperback | 544 pages
  • 130 x 196 x 30mm | 322.05g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0141021918
  • 9780141021911
  • 1,140,656

About Kevin Guilfoile

Kevin Guilfoile lives in Chicago with his wife and son. The Thousand is his second novel.
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