The Lost Symbol

Special Illustrated Edition

By Dan Brown
(Doubleday, Hardcover, 9780385533829, 528pp.)

Publication Date: November 2, 2010

Other Editions of This Title: Paperback, Paperback, Hardcover, Mass Market Paperback

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The most explosive bestseller of 2009 . . .
Over 5 million copies sold . . .

Now available in a beautifully illustrated gift edition just in time for the holidays!

 
 Dan Brown’s record-breaking novel The Lost Symbol weaves a breathtaking trail through the hidden artwork, chambers, tunnels, and temples of our nation’s capital. Now the fascinating visuals appear right before your eyes, making for a sumptuous reading experience that brings alive Robert Langdon’s heart-stopping race through a little-known Washington, D.C. Revealing a world of ancient mysteries, stunning history, and secret societies, this Special Illustrated Edition unveils a whole new level of intrigue and fascination within The Lost Symbol. Over one hundred full-color images are featured throughout this lavishly illustrated gift edition—an essential companion to the original.




About the Author

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.




NPR
Tuesday, Sep 15, 2009

At their core, novelist Dan Brown's best-selling books are treasure hunts, much the like the ones his father, a math teacher, arranged for him and his siblings. The Lost Symbol continues the tale of Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon, who is plunged into the secretive world of Freemasons. More at NPR.org

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From Las Vegas Weekly, Henderson, Nevada

The ending sucked. Sorry to be so abrupt, but I appreciate that this is a long review, and I appreciate that you might not finish it, and unlike some other book reviewers, I can't in good conscience discuss The Lost Symbol without bringing up the ending.




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  1. How familiar were you with Freemasonry before reading the novel? How did your impressions of the organization shift throughout the book, from the chilling prologue to Peter Solomon's philosophical comments near the end?

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