Synopses & Reviews
The true-life memoir Patrice Chaplin began in City of Secrets continues here in the story of her spiritual initiation into the Kabbalistic tradition preserved since the Middle Ages by a secret society in the pre-Roman city of Girona, Spain. Salvador Dalí was a member of that society, as was the renowned author Umberto Eco, the filmmaker Jean Cocteau, and Jancint Verdeguer, one of the most celebrated Catalan poets. Importantly, so was the mysterious Berenger Sauniere, the priest who in the late 1800s built Rennes-le-Château in southern France, with the Tour Magdala, a tower that is twin to the neo-gothic tower in Girona. In this gripping story that reads like the adventures of a female Castenada, Chaplin is led through a series of initiatory stages which correspond to the magical square of Venus, containing the constellation of the Great Bear.
A story of love and magic steeped in the truth, a story that will stay with you years after you read the last pages.
Kathleen McGowan, New York Times best-selling author of The Expected One and The Book of Love
Patrice Chaplin becomes the first author in decades, to add something original to the Rennes-le-Chateau mystery. No one except her has been so involved in the decipherment of a century-old secret that, if we could put under control in the near future, it could give a quantum leap in our evolution. The Portal is, no doubt, the missing piece in the Rennes-le-Chateau puzzle.
Javier Sierra, New York Times best-selling author of The Lady in Blue
The Grail mystery: Patrice Chaplin lived it and is conveying its incredible nature to the reader.
Philip Coppens, investigative journalist and author of The Stone Puzzle of Rosslyn Chapel and Servants of the Grail
Chaplin continues the epic literary journey that she started in Happy Hour and City of Secrets. The reward is an enchanting tale of love and nothing less than the truth.
Corjan, Singer/Songwriter and publisher of Rennes-le-Chateau Research and Resource
Chaplins work lifts the veil on the mystery of the Holy Grail. Her firsthand accounts of secret societies, initiates and figures such as Salvador Dali, Jean Cocteau and Umberto Eco make for compelling reading. The Portal is fresh, insightful, and more proactive than anything she has ever written.
Andrew Gough, publisher of Andrew Goughs Arcadia