Author(s): Dan Brown
The Capitol Building, Washington DC- Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon believes he is here to give a lecture. He is wrong. Within minutes of his arrival, a shocking object is discovered. It is a gruesome invitation into an ancient world of hidden wisdom.When Langdon's mentor, Peter Solomon - prominent mason and philanthropist - is kidnapped, Langdon realizes that his only hope of saving his friend's life is to accept this mysterious summons.It is to take him on a breathless chase through Washington's dark history. All that was familiar is changed into a shadowy, mythical world in which Masonic secrets and never-before-seen revelations seem to be leading him to a single impossible and inconceivable truth...
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"Impossible to put down...Another mind-blowing Robert Langdon story" -- Janet Maslin The New York Times "The wait is over. The Lost Symbol is here--and you don't have to be a Freemason to enjoy it...Thrilling and entertaining, like the experience on a rollercoaster" Los Angeles Times "So compelling that several times I came close to a cardiac arrest...As perfectly constructed as the Washington architecture it escorts us around" Sunday Express "A narrative that can grip you like a vice... As engaging a hero as you could wish for" Daily Mail "Unputdownable...Gripping...Jaw-dropping...The blockbuster read of the year" News of the World
Dan Brown is the bestselling author of Digital Fortress, Deception Point, Angels and Demons, The Da Vinci Code and Inferno. He is a graduate of Amherst College and Phillips Exeter Academy, where he has taught English and creative writing. He lives in New England. Visit his UK website at www.danbrownofficial.co.uk.