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The Da Vinci Code

The Da Vinci Code
Dan Brown

März 18th, 2003

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Rating: 3.5 / 5.0 (4,129 votes)

Released: 2003-03-18

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The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown


even as in Paris on industry, Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon gets an pressing overdue-night phone identify: the aged curator of the Louvre has been murdered within the museum. with reference to the body, police have discovered a baffling cipher. even as operating to get to the bottom of the enigmatic riddle, Langdon is stunned to search out it ends up in a path of clues hidden inside the works of Da Vinci -- clues visible for all to look -- but ingeniously disguised by means of the painter.

Langdon joins forces with a talented French cryptologist, Sophie Neveu, and learns the overdue curator used to be concerned inside the Priory of Sion -- a real mystery society whose contributors included Sir Isaac Newton, Botticelli, Victor Hugo, and Da Vinci, amongst others.

In a breathless race by means of Paris, London, and beyond, Langdon and Neveu are compatible wits with a faceless powerbroker who turns out to look ahead to their each and every move. except Langdon and Neveu can decipher the laby means ofrinthine puzzle in time, the Priorycff0478#39;s historical mystery -- and an explosive historical truth -- it will be out of place eternally.

THE DA VINCI CODE heralds the approaching of a brand new breed of lightning-paced, suave mystery…totally unpredictable proper up to its surprising end.
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With The Da Vinci Code, Dan Brown masterfully concocts an suave and lucid mystery that marries the gusto of a world murder mystery with a choice of eye-catching esoteria culled from 2,000 years of Western history.

A murder inside the silent after-hour halls of the Louvre museum unearths a sinister plot to uncover a mystery that has been secure by means of a clandestine society peak days of Christ. The victim is a top-score agent of this historical society who, inside the moments sooner than his lack of lifestyles, guya long time to go away gruea couple of clues on the scene that the majority effective his granddaughter, noted cryptographer Sophie Neveu, and Robert Langdon, a famed symbologist, can untangle. The duo turn out to be each suspects and detectives on the lookout for not so much effective Neveucff0478#39;s grandfathercff0478#39;s murderer but additionally the pretty mystery of the a long time he used to be charged to offer protection to. Mere steps upfront of the government and the deadly pageant, the mystery leads Neveu and Langdon on a breathless flight by means of France, England, and history itself. Brown (Angels and Demons) has created a web web page-turning mystery that still supplies a very good interpretation of Western history. Browncff0478#39;s hero and heroine embark on a lofty and fascinating exploration of a couple of of Western culturecff0478#39;s greatest mysteries--from the nature of the Mona Lisacff0478#39;s smile to the name of the game of the Holy Grail. even supposing a couple of will quibble with the veracity of Browncff0478#39;s conjectures, therein lies the fun. The Da Vinci Code is a captivating read that provides rich meals for idea. --Jeremy Pugh

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