by Dan Brown
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Category: Crime, Mystery & Thrillers / Thrillers
Publisher: Transworld Publishers Ltd
Publication date: 1 March 2004
Number of pages: 560
Prizes: Winner of British Book Awards: Book of the Year 2005.
Harvard Professor Robert Langton, visiting Paris, is called in when the curator of the Louvre is murdered. Alongside the body is a series of baffling ciphers. Langton and a gifted French cryptologist, Sophie Neveu, are amazed to find a trail that leads to the works of Da Vinci - and beyond.
What the papers say:
"'Wow...Blockbuster perfection...An exhilaratingly brainy thriller. Not since the advent of Harry Potter has an author so fiagrantly delighted in leading readers on a breathless chase' New York Times; 'Brown's novel adroitly blends the chase-scene-stuffed thrillers of Robert Ludlum and the learned romps of Umberto Eco...For anyone who wants more brain-food than thrillers normally provide' Sunday Times; 'Exceedingly clever...Both fascinating and fun...a considerable achievement' Washington Post; 'A gripping bestseller...Brown has cracked the bestseller code' Guardian; 'Some genuinely fascinating insights into Grail history make this the best thriller FHM has read in yonks' FHM"
Dan Brown is the bestselling author of Digital Fortress, Angels and Demons and Deception Point. He is a graduate of Amherst College and Phillips Exeter Academy, where he has taught English and creative writing. He lives in New England and can be found on the web at www.danbrown.com
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