‘Da Vinci Code’ Court Case Opens in London
It’s the latest twist for the mega-selling conspiracy thriller “The Da Vinci Code”: a lawsuit against the book’s publisher for breach of copyright that could taint the novel and delay the much-anticipated movie version. Michael Baigent and Richar
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