TITLE

'CODE' CASE APPEAL

AUTHOR(S)
Thomas, Archie
PUB. DATE
July 2006
SOURCE
Daily Variety;7/12/2006, Vol. 292 Issue 6, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that historians Michael Baigent and Richard Leigh have filed an appeal in the British High Court after losing the plagiarism case they filed against Random House, the publisher of Dan Brown's "The Da Vinci Code." Baigent and Leigh claimed that Brown stole from their book "Holy Blood, Holy Grail." While Brown's book enjoyed massive popularity, their book made poor sales. Moreover, the court has ordered them to pay Random House $2 million.
ACCESSION #
21571324

 

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