In the tradition of Simon Winchester and Dava Sobel, The Riddle of the Labyrinth: The Quest to Crack an Ancient Code tells one of the most intriguing stories in the history of language, masterfully blending history, linguistics, and cryptology with an elegantly wrought narrative. When... read more
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Prologue: Buried Treasure
Book One: The Digger
Chapter 1: The Record-Keepers
Chapter 2: The Vanished Key
Chapter 3: Love Among the Ruins
Book Two: The Detective
Chapter 4: American Champollion
Chapter 5: A Delightful Problem
Chapter 6: Splitting the Baby
Chapter 7: The Matrix
Chapter 8: "Hurry Up and Decipher the Thing!"
Book Three: The Architect
Chapter 9: The Hollow Boy
Chapter 10: A Leap of Faith
Chapter 11: "I Know It, I KNOW It"
Chapter 12: Solution, Dissolution
Epilogue: Mr. X and Mr. Y
Appendix: The Signs of Linear B
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