The Lost Symbol
A NovelBook - 2010
In this stunning follow-up to the global phenomenon The Da Vinci Code, Dan Brown demonstrates once again why he is the world's most popular thriller writer. The Lost Symbol is a masterstroke of storytelling that finds famed symbologist Robert Langdon in a deadly race through a real-world labyrinth of codes, secrets, and unseen truths . . . all under the watchful eye of Brown's most terrifying villain to date. Set within the hidden chambers, tunnels, and temples of Washington, D.C., The Lost Symbol is an intelligent, lightning-paced story with surprises at every turn. This is Dan Brown's most exciting novel yet.
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RobertELPL thinks this title is suitable for 16 years and over
Frightening or Intense Scenes: Fights in the dark, blowing things up, drowning people...
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a more detailed look at the Franklin Square featured in the book:
Here shows many others, first and third squares were featured in the book:
(the sums of corner/center 2X2's and the 4 corners of the first one are 34 as well):
This is one of Dan Brown's three best books. If you liked Angels and Deamons or The Da Vinci Code, then you will love this book!
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Robert Langdon is tricked into coming to Washington DC by a mad man bent on recovering the ancient mysteries of the Masons. He kidnaps a friend lf Langdons, Peter Solomon and severs his hand to start Langdon on a series of puzzles to decode an ancient pyramid which contains a map to the ancient mysteries. He must decode this map in order to save Peter at the request of his kidnapper. Mal'akh the mad man also attacks Peter's sister Katherine over her research in Noetic science which is connected to the ancient mysteries and has proven the existence of the soul. Of course Langdon prevails and saves his friends as well as uncovers the secret of the ancient mysteries.