Here is one of the few books that is not intended to explain or rather we re-explain for the tenth time what Freemasonry. From this point of view, I think the excellent "Masonic reality" of Jean Verdun is a reference in the field. In short, From the historical point of view, it is the exception that carefully examines the transition of the order of the temple that of Anglo-Saxon freemasonry of 17th and 18th century. For it is what it is .... the genesis of FM maintains close and almost genealogical links with the Templars !! Many of them have been at once ... Knights Templar and Freemasons !! His reading is sometimes tedious, involved, many dates which follow throughout the stories and anecdotes ... but also too little detailed and successive events ... as if it was viewing an accelerated film. Nevertheless, we must admit that all this was written with great precision and accuracy. As for the historical facts, we must admit that it is difficult or impossible to fly over six centuries of history in a few hundred pages, and without sum up ... Therefore, A strongly advise to those who already know what the Masonic Order and want to know more about her even before début..et !!