Reviewing the evidence, documents, and connections, The Illuminati: The Secret Society That Hijacked the World, by award-winning journalist and author Jim Marrs shines a light on the history, workings, continuing influence, and pernicious and hidden power of this secret order. Surveying expert opinions from those who dismiss the Illuminati as a short-lived group of little consequence to skeptics who dare question the government's accounts and prouncements Marrs cuts through the wild speculation and the attempts to silence critical thinkers to tell the true story of this secret cabal.
Jim Marrs is an award-winning journalist and author. After graduating from the University of North Texas with a degree in journalism, he worked for and owned several Texas newspapers before becoming an independent journalist/author. He is the author of the New York Times bestsellers Crossfire: The Plot That Killed Kennedy, which was the basis for the Oliver Stone film JFK, and Rule by Secrecy. His in-depth overview of the UFO phenomenon, Alien Agenda, is the top-selling non-fiction book on UFOs in the world, and it is available in several foreign languages. He is a frequent guest on national radio and television talk-show programs. Marrs lives somewhere in Texas.