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Lurid Acts and Attempts to Counter Them,
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This review is from: Windswept House (Paperback)Malachi Martin is a very important author in today's world. And I am a big fan of his. So I am willing to accept that he had reasons of his own for writing this very spooky look at The Vatican as a weird and sinister novel instead of a work of non-fiction.
'Windswept House' is obviously the 2nd part of a trilogy detailing Martin's analysis of the world. The first part being the scholarly tome 'Keys of This Blood', the third part being 'El Ultimo Papa'.
(Note: All three of the texts can be read as stand-alone books without having read the others. In fact they are better read --as they are released-- as progress reports on The Vatican's status. 'Keys of This Blood' already is dated. And until 'El Ultimo Papa' is translated to English 'Windswept House' is the most current installment for English-only readers.)
'Keys of This Blood' was written when Martin seemed to still have hope The Vatican could remain a force in world politics. 'Windswept House' lays the foundation for the removal of The Vatican from the world stage due to dark and disturbing internal conflicts within The Church (which the book describes in lurid detail).
Read 'Windswept House' now, but more importantly get 'El Ultimo Papa' the second it is translated. It looks to be best book of Malachi Martin's yet.