With the recent wave of stories centered on cryptic codes, ancient icons and sacred books thought to be forever lost, NAPOLEON'S PYRAMIDS leaps to the top of the heap with its highly intellectual approach. It is like a series of little history lessons, only the lessons read like adventure vignettes interwoven with religious debates and mythical tales. Full of so many fascinating facts and philosophies, it will take more than one very enjoyable reading --- and never mind the breathtaking thrills.
As Napoleon Bonaparte is finalizing plans to conquer Egypt, American Ethan Gage wins a medallion in a card game. It seemed like good luck at