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Temple - Matthew Reilly

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Book Description

Deep in the jungles of Peru, the hunt for a legendary Incan idol is under way - an idol that in the present day could be used as the basis for a terrifying new weapon. Leading a US Army team is Professor William Race, a young linguist who must translate an ancient manuscript which contains the location of the idol. What they find is an ominous stone temple, sealed tight. They open it - and soon discover that some doors are meant to remain unopened...

About the Author

Matthew Reilly is the international bestselling author of ten novels: Contest, Ice Station, Temple, Area 7, Scarecrow, Hover Car Racer, Seven Ancient Wonders, The Six Sacred Stones, The Five Greatest Warriors and Scarecrow and the Army of Thieves, and one novella, Hell Island.

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Temple
 
4.3

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      4.0

      Excellent read

      By CJ

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      • Deserves Multiple Readings
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      • Great Twist
      • Page Turner
      • Suspenseful
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        Comments about Temple:

        Must read book really enjoyed it I really enjoyed the detail and action does get a bit over the top at time with the action but still very enjoyable to read

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        4.0

        Another exciting storyline .

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        from Rangewood

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        • Keeps You Guessing
        • Out Of The Ordinary
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          There are a few characters whose normal careers and lifestyles wouldn't really allow them to have the
          physical and mental abilities to achieve all that they do, but having said that, it was still a great read.

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          5.0

          Another master piece from Matthew

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              Great services as usual can't complain always arrive on time Thanks...

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              Matthew Reilly

              Born July 2nd, 1974, Matthew Reilly is the international bestselling author of nine novels, Ice Station, Temple, Contest, Area 7, Scarecrow, Hover Car Racer and Seven Ancient Wonders, The Six Sacred Stones and The Five Greatest Warriors.

              Published in over 20 countries and known for their highly visual style, fast pace and large-scale action scenes, over 3.5 million copies of his books have been sold around the world, more than a million copies apiece between Australia, the UK and the USA.

              Some of his works have been optioned by film studios for series or feature production, and he continues to create works of fiction across all major media platforms, from short stories, through to novellas and screenplays.

              Matthew’s novels have also - unexpectedly - become a major tool in the fight to get teenagers into reading. While written for a mature readership, Matthew’s novels have become very popular with reluctant male readers. This may stem from Matthew's own childhood experience, citing his dislike for set reading projects in high-school as his main inspiration to 'do it better'.

              He wrote and self-published Contest in 1996 while just 19, deliberately aiming to have his book noticed by publishers who talent-scout at bookstores. His dedication paid off, and was discovered by Pan Macmillan's then commissioning editor Cate Paterson. His first industry-produced novel, Ice Station, proved so monumentally popular, that it had to be reprinted six times in its first two years.

              The continued success of his novels has been attributed to not only the accessible, 'storyteller' style of writing, but also the highly charged and kinetic action sequences that take place throughout his works, deliberately making use of his 'unlimited budget' of imagination to create scenes 'too big for Hollywood'.

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              ISBN: 9781742611723
              ISBN-10: 1742611729
              Audience: General
              Format: Paperback
              Language: English
              Number Of Pages: 704
              Published: 1st November 2012
              Publisher: Pan Macmillan Australia
              Country of Publication: AU
              Dimensions (cm): 19.7 x 13.6  x 4.5
              Weight (kg): 0.52
              Edition Number: 1