The Lost Symbol Dan Brown

The Lost Symbol (Robert Langdon) Paperback


About The Book

A classic by Dan Brown, The Lost Symbol revolves around yet another adventure of Harvard symbologist, Robert Langdon. This one is set in Washington D.C. in the United States of America.

As Langdon is called at the last minute to deliver an evening lecture at the Capitol Building, an unpredictable thing happens. When he arrives, a hideous object gruesomely encoded with five symbols is discovered at the epicentre of Rotunda.

Recognized by Langdon as the ancient invitation that beckons its recipient towards a long-lost world of hidden esoteric wisdom, the object remains a mystery to the others. Things get out of hand when Peter Solomon, a philanthropist, prominent mason and also Robert's mentor, is kidnapped. Robert Langdon is now on a quest to save his friend's life by following the mysterious summons of the object.

Being quickly swept behind the facade of America's most historic city, into its unseen chambers, temples and tunnels, Langdon discovers a whole new side to Washington D.C. His country of birth seems to have changed into a shadowy clandestine sphere of an artfully concealed past, involving Masonic secrets and revelations.

The Lost Symbol brilliantly captures the veiled histories, arcane icons and enigmatic codes that seem to be hidden right before your eyes. This book is an intelligent, electrifying thriller and you will find unexpected events occurring at every turn of the page. The export ed edition was published in 2010 and is available in paperback.

Key Features

  • It is written by the world-renowned author of Digital Fortress, Dan Brown.
  • This book trails another secret-uncovering adventure of Robert Langdon in the secret passageways of Washington D.C.

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“Impossible to put down…Another mind-blowing Robert Langdon story” — Janet Maslin 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 ROLLER COASTER” Los Angeles Times “Unputdownable…Gripping…Jaw-dropping…The blockbuster read of the year” News of the World “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

About the Author

Dan Brown is the author of numerous #1 bestselling novels, including Digital Fortress, Angels & Demons and The Da Vinci Code, which has sold more than 80 million copies worldwide, making it one of the best selling novels of all time. Named one of the World’s 100 Most Influential People by TIME Magazine, he has appeared in the pages of Newsweek, Forbes, People, GQ, The New Yorker and others. His novels are published in 51 languages around the world. He is a graduate of Amherst College and Phillips Exeter Academy, where he also taught English. Digital Fortress was inspired by his experiences at the academy. He lives in New England with his wife.

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