Umberto Eco's Magnum Opus will be the first book chosen for the monthly book club. Our first book is I believe a very appropriate book for AntiExtremes due to its dealings with the Occult, Secret Societies and Conspiracy material that we all love and enjoy!
A Colonel Ardenti starts it all: He tells three editors that he has discovered a coded message about a centuries-old Knights Templar plan to tap a mystic source of power greater than atomic energy. The editors, bored with rewriting crackpot manuscripts on the occult and amused by his claims, decide to cook up a Plan of their own. Into their computer they feed manuscript pages on Satanic initiation rites, Rosicrucianism, the measurements of the Great Pyramid and out comes a map indicating a point from which all the powers of the earth can be controlled, a point located at Foucault's Pendulum in Paris. A terrific joke, they think. Until people begin to dissapear mysteriously, starting with the colonel...
I hope you all enjoy!