Aku-Aku Author:Thor Heyerdahl Eight years after his famed Kon-Tiki raft expedition, Thor Heyerdahl returned to the Southeast Pacific to solve the mysteries of Easter Island. Who carved the giant stone statues that have puzzled experts for over a century? When? How were these fifty-ton statues transported by a primitive race who presumably possessed no mechanical skills, m... more »iles from the quarry where they originated? What toppled them over so that now they lie strewn along the heights and plaines of this tiny island in the Pacific?
Aku-Aku is, in short, a modern scientific detective story of first rank, and an adventure as enthralling as any work of fiction.« less