The Da Vinci code Brown, Dan

By: Brown, Dan
Publisher: London Corgi Books 2004Description: 593 p.ISBN: 9780552149518Subject(s): Leonardo da Vinci | 1452-1519 - Appreciation - Fiction | Art museum curators - Crimes against - Fiction | Secret societies - Fiction | Cryptographers - Fiction | Paris (France) - FictionDDC classification: 813.54 Summary: Robert Langdon, Harvard Professor of symbology, receives an urgent late-night call while in Paris: the curator of the Louvre has been murdered. Alongside the body is a series of baffling ciphers. Langdon and a gifted French cryptologist, Sophie Neveu, are stunned to find a trail that leads to the to the works of Da Vinci - and further. The curator, part of a secret society named the Priory of Sion, may have sacrificed his life to keep secret the location of a vastly important religious relic hidden for centuries. It appears that the clandestine Vatican-sanctioned Catholic sect Opus Dei has now made its move. Unless Landon and Neveu can decipher the labyrinthine code and quickly assemble the pieces of the puzzle, the Priory's secret - and a stunning historical truth - will be lost forever. (Source: http://books.whitcoulls.co.nz/da-vinci-code/ISBN9780552149518)
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Robert Langdon, Harvard Professor of symbology, receives an urgent late-night call while in Paris: the curator of the Louvre has been murdered. Alongside the body is a series of baffling ciphers. Langdon and a gifted French cryptologist, Sophie Neveu, are stunned to find a trail that leads to the to the works of Da Vinci - and further. The curator, part of a secret society named the Priory of Sion, may have sacrificed his life to keep secret the location of a vastly important religious relic hidden for centuries. It appears that the clandestine Vatican-sanctioned Catholic sect Opus Dei has now made its move. Unless Landon and Neveu can decipher the labyrinthine code and quickly assemble the pieces of the puzzle, the Priory's secret - and a stunning historical truth - will be lost forever. (Source: http://books.whitcoulls.co.nz/da-vinci-code/ISBN9780552149518)

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