The Lost Symbol: A Novel

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Doubleday, 2009 - Fiction - 509 pages
197 Reviews

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--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 accelerates through a startling landscape toward an unthinkable finale.
As the story opens, Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon is summoned unexpectedly to deliver an evening lecture in the U.S. Capitol Building. Within minutes of his arrival, however, the night takes a bizarre turn. A disturbing object --artfully encoded with five symbols--is discovered in the Capitol Building. Langdon recognizes the object as an ancient invitation . . . one meant to usher its recipient into a long-lost world of esoteric wisdom.
When Langdon's beloved mentor, Peter Solomon--a prominent Mason and philanthropist --is brutally kidnapped, Langdon realizes his only hope of saving Peter is to accept this mystical invitation and follow wherever it leads him. Langdon is instantly plunged into a clandestine world of Masonic secrets, hidden history, and never-before-seen locations--all of which seem to be dragging him toward a single, inconceivable truth.
As the world discovered in The Da Vinci Code and Angels & Demons, Dan Brown's novels are brilliant tapestries of veiled histories, arcane symbols, and enigmatic codes. In this new novel, he again challenges readers with an intelligent, lightning-paced story that offers surprises at every turn. The Lost Symbol is exactly what Brown's fans have been waiting for . . . his most thrilling novel yet.

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Great Plot and suspense. - Flipkart
... ending unsatisfactory. - Flipkart
The facts are all supportive in the plot and real. - Flipkart
The Symbol is a page turner most of the time. - Flipkart
The book starts of well but the plot vanishes midway. - Flipkart
The frame of the plot remained same ever since. - Flipkart

Superb Mindblowing !!!

User Review  - Jeevesh Narang - Flipkart

Got the book within a day thanx to flipkart . I couldn't stop reading it after starting . Another masterpiece by Dan Brown . "DON'T GO FOR THE BAD REVIEWS" by a lot of people. This book is as good and thrilling as the other three . A must read if you love reading Dan Brown . Read full review

awesome book

User Review  - Krupal JS Bhat - Flipkart

last comments told me that its boring book.but also i read it...its an awesome book with awesome fiction..i really love this book and thanks to the flipkart for selling this book at cheap rate..... Read full review

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About the author (2009)

Dan Brown is the author of The Da Vinci Code, one of the most widely read novels of all time, as well as the international bestsellers Angels & Demons, Deception Point, and Digital Fortress.  He lives in New England with his wife.

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