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The Lost Symbol (Hardcover) by Dan Brown

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In Dan Brown's long-awaited follow-up to THE DA VINCI CODE, symbologist Robert Langdon is again forced to try to crack a series of centuries-old codes in a matter of hours in order to avoid a national catastrophe. Though specific details of the plot are a closely guarded secret, a series of clues concealed on the dust jacket of THE DA VINCI CODE and on Dan Brown's website has fans buzzing about possible topics. How will the Freemasons be involved? Will Langdon solve the mystery of the Kryptos scroll, an as-yet-undecoded sculpture at the CIA's headquarters in Langley, Virginia? And lastly, is there no help for the widow's son?
The eagerly awaited follow-up to the best-selling The Da Vinci Code once again features Robert Langdon and weaves five years of the author's research into the story's twelve-hour timeframe, in an exhilarating thriller that is full of surprises. Five million first printing.
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres, Fiction + Literature Themes
Sub-Genre: Action + Thrillers, Types of Characters, Society + Social Issues, Politics, Mystery + Crime, Conflicts + Dualities
Format: Hardcover
Author: BROWN, DAN
Language: English
Street Date: September 15, 2009
TCIN: 11319564
UPC: 9780385504225
Item Number (DPCI): 059-01-2233
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overall: 4.3 out of 5 stars, see all reviews

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Wonderful Thriller

5 out of 5 stars
PMM 8 years ago
As a parent of a young child looking for escapist literature in the evening, I found The Lost Symbol to satisfy all criteria; thrills, chills, thought-provoking codes/ciphers, and a great ending. The Lost Symbol is probably not quite as good as The Da Vinci Code but that's a pretty high standard. I ...see moreof the reviewer's review
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Disappointing and Would Not Recommend

2 out of 5 stars
Jill of All Trades 9 years ago
I really enjoyed the Da Vinci Code and Angels & Demons. I was excited to hear that Dan Brown was coming out with a new book! I pre-ordered this book and got it the day it came out. However, it was not at all what I had hoped. The "twist" at the end was not a surprise at all. It was pretty obvious ab...see moreof the reviewer's review
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5 out of 5 stars
Mike S 9 years ago
I went and bought this book the day it came out. I never write reviews but felt compelled to after purchasing. This book surpasses all of his other books. Every page will captivate you and keep you wanting more. You will not want to put this book down. And let me just say, that the twists in this bo...see moreof the reviewer's review
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Absolutely incredible

5 out of 5 stars
Completely Stunned 9 years ago
If you're a fan of Dan Brown's other novels, you won't be disappointed by The Lost Symbol. If you haven't read his other novels, you'll be captivated by the journey Brown takes you on. In fashion with his previous works (which don't need to be read prior to this), you follow Robert Langdon on a dang...see moreof the reviewer's review
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