Re: Not a surprise
"As a fully paid up member of the Bavarian Illuminati..."
Nice try... but I have it on good authority that the world is run by The Authorised. You've all seen the signs saying 'authorised personnel only' and the like, haven't you? I think I even know where their secret headquarter is.
But seriously, book tip: Umberto Eco - Foucault's Pendulum