Accused of stealing. They’ll cut off his hands if he’s found guilty. His accusers, who could coincidentally be accused of pettiness, will have their noses cut off, to spite their faces. I always find it odd how people get so indignant that their property has been stolen only once they’ve discovered the potential worth of it.
The case threatens the UK opening of the film based on the blockbuster, set for May 19, and could cost his publishers, Random House, millions in damages if it succeeds. Michael Baigent and Richard Leigh, who wrote The Holy Blood and the Holy Grail with Henry Lincoln, are suing Random House – coincidentally their publishers as well – over the book, which they claim stole the whole “architecture” of their non-fiction work.
Stealing architecture? Love it.