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Literature / Rule of Four

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Rule of Four is a 2005 novel written by two college students about unraveling the mystery of a 500-year-old (real) book called the Hypnerotomachia Poliphili, with a murder mystery thrown in for good measure. Most of the action occurs at Princeton, which occasionally makes The Rule of Four read like a campus tour guide/campus spirit flier. Nevertheless, it's an enjoyable book for cryptography or history buffs.


Not to be confused with Rule 34, and completely unrelated to the Rule of Three and the Rule of Seven.

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