Seeking the immortality promised in an ancient manuscript, The Book of Skulls, four friends, college roommates, go on a spring break trip to Arizona: Eli, the scholar, who found and translated the book; Timothy, scion of an American dynasty, born and bred to lead; Ned, poet and cynic; and Oliver, the brilliant farm boy obsessed with death. Somewhere in the desert lies the House of Skulls, where a mystic brotherhood guards the secret of eternal life. There, the four aspirants will present themselvesaand a horrific price will be demanded. For immortality requires sacrifice. Two victims to balance two survivors. One by suicide, one by murder. Now, beneath the gaze of grinning skulls, the terror begins. . . . From the Trade Paperback edition.What I do mind is being locked in my room. ... Typewritten, in three languages, Latin, Spanish, English. ... A gag is a gag is a gag, and maybe it seemed a fun idea last month to go tear-assing out west on Elia#39;s say-so, but now that Ia#39;m here I cana#39;t understand what could have led me to get into ... All these skulls blow my mind.
|Title||:||The Book of Skulls|
|Publisher||:||Del Rey - 2006-01-31|