"A pioneering work . . . we may have been given a revelation of the cosmological beliefs of our distant forefathers." (The Times Literary Supplement
"One of the most dramatic archaeological detective stories of our time . . . provides one exciting and awesomely beautiful drama in the continuing search for man's intellectual past." (Alexander Marshack, author of The Roots of Civilization
"The most complete record of Irish megalithic art ever published . . . calculated to overturn some fundamental doctrines of prehistoric archaeology and initiate an entirely new mode of enquiry." (John Michell, author of Secrets of the Stones
"An exciting and fascinating book." (The Irish Times
About the Author
Martin Brennan is a New York artist who spent three years of study on prehistoric art in Mexico and a similar period in Japan. Of Irish parentage, he was drawn to Ireland and the Boyne Valley, where he spent six years studying the neolithic stone chambers and their symbolic art before formulating the groundbreaking theories set forth in this book.