The Tenth Chamber

  • by Glenn Cooper
  • Narrated by Henri Lubatti
  • 12 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Abbey of Ruac, rural France: A medieval script is discovered hidden behind an antique bookcase. Badly damaged, it is sent to Paris for restoration, and there literary historian Hugo Pineau begins to read the startling 14th-century text. Within its pages lies a fanciful tale of a painted cave and the secrets it contains - and a rudimentary map showing its position close to the abbey. Intrigued, Hugo enlists the help of archaeologist Luc Simard and the two men go exploring.
When they discover a vast network of prehistoric caves, buried deep within the cliffs, they realize that they've stumbled across something extraordinary. And at the very core of the labyrinth lies the most astonishing chamber of all, just as the manuscript chronicled. Aware of the significance of their discovery, they set up camp with a team of experts, determined to bring their find to the world. But as they begin to unlock the ancient secrets the cavern holds, they find themselves at the center of a dangerous game. One "accidental" death leads to another. And it seems that someone will stop at nothing to protect the enigma of the tenth chamber.

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Customer Reviews

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Leaves Dan Brown's "INFERNO" in the Dust

A Page Burner if you love historical, archeological mystery/thrillers. Didn't want this book to end. I am an artist, so all the cave paintings and incredible descriptions, left me wanting more........I had just finished Dan Brown's "Inferno" and was disappointed by all the "travel babble" and "running around" that took place as I found it very distracting from the story line and lost interest in the book at some point.

I read the reviews on this book, purchased it, read it, and I am now a Glenn Cooper fan, awaiting another "page burner".
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- karinzart

The History of Southern France done perfectly!

Where does The Tenth Chamber rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

Easlioty in the top 10. A wonderful performance.


Who was your favorite character and why?

The leader of the prehistoric tribe was great.


What does Henri Lubatti bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

Wow.Where to start. This is one of the best performances of the year. His accents, his correct pronunciation, his timing, this is the best. Revel in this.


Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

Not really, but it sure had me hooked.


Any additional comments?

Don't delay and don't use other Cooper poor reviews to steer you wrong. This is a stunner,a and well worth the credit!

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- Matthew

Book Details

  • Release Date: 06-26-2013
  • Publisher: Audible Studios