The Da Vinci Code
While in Paris on business, Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon receives an urgent late-night phone call: the elderly curator of the Louvre has been murdered inside the museum. Near the body, police have found a baffling cipher. While working to solve the enigmatic riddle, Langdon is stunned to... show more
While in Paris on business, Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon receives an urgent late-night phone call: the elderly curator of the Louvre has been murdered inside the museum. Near the body, police have found a baffling cipher. While working to solve the enigmatic riddle, Langdon is stunned to discover it leads to a trail of clues hidden in the works of Da Vinci -- clues visible for all to see -- yet ingeniously disguised by the painter.
Langdon joins forces with a gifted French cryptologist, Sophie Neveu, and learns the late curator was involved in the Priory of Sion -- an actual secret society whose members included Sir Isaac Newton, Botticelli, Victor Hugo, and Da Vinci, among others.
In a breathless race through Paris, London, and beyond, Langdon and Neveu match wits with a faceless powerbroker who seems to anticipate their every move. Unless Langdon and Neveu can decipher the labyrinthine puzzle in time, the Priory's ancient secret -- and an explosive historical truth -- will be lost forever.
THE DA VINCI CODE heralds the arrival of a new breed of lightning-paced, intelligent thrillerâ€¦utterly unpredictable right up to its stunning conclusion.
Publish date: April 2003
Publisher: Doubleday & Company (NY)
Pages no: 454
Edition language: English
Series: Robert Langdon (#2)
This is fast paced and really kept my attention. I liked all the codes and clues and deep meanings. I'm not any type of art historian so idk the truth to most of that, but it was cool to me. Also, I don't get hung up on the religion stuff. As far as I'm concerned, it could be anyone's guess about Je...
Poor old Dan Brown. He does get a bit of stick. They say he writes silly, brainless stories told in a way appropriate for telling silly, brainless stories. With three thousand or so plot twists. In fact, my friends say, one cannot even call Dan Brown's novels stories - they're just collections of pl...
Moja przygoda z Danem Brownem zaczęła się od tej książki. Miło było więc do niej znów wrócić. Chociaż nie bawiłam się tak świetnie jak za pierwszym razem. A to z prostej przyczyny: znałam już zakończenie. "Kod Leonarda da Vinci" jest cudowny, wspaniały, genialny, gdy się go czyta po raz pierwszy. ...
Goodreads summary: Harvard professor Robert Langdon receives an urgent late-night phone call while on business in Paris: the elderly curator of the Louvre has been brutally murdered inside the museum. Alongside the body, police have found a series of baffling codes.As Langdon and a gifted French cry...
I was really looking forward to this book when i first bought it , despite me being a bit of religious thriller virgin, and not really knowing what to expect i was still disappointed by the writers style , characterization , and most of the content (emphasis on most remember). If i recall correctly ...