The Da Vinci Code

*INCLUDES AN EXTRACT FROM ORIGIN,THE NEW THRILLER BY DAN BROWN: OUT NOW* --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Harvard professor Robert Langdon receives an urgent late-night ...

Author: Dan Brown

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1409091155

Category: Fiction

Page: 592

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*INCLUDES AN EXTRACT FROM ORIGIN,THE NEW THRILLER BY DAN BROWN: OUT NOW* --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 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 cryptologist, Sophie Neveu, begin to sort through the bizarre riddles, they are stunned to find a trail that leads to the works of Leonardo Da Vinci - and suggests the answer to a mystery that stretches deep into the vault of history. Unless Langdon and Neveu can decipher the labyrinthine code and quickly assemble the pieces of the puzzle, a stunning historical truth will be lost forever...

The Da Vinci Code

Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon and French cryptologist Sophie Neveu work to solve the murder of an elderly curator of the Louvre, a case which leads to clues hidden in the works of Da Vinci and a centuries-old secret society.

Author: Dan Brown

Publisher: Anchor Canada

ISBN: 0307474275

Category: Fiction

Page: 597

View: 860

Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon and French cryptologist Sophie Neveu work to solve the murder of an elderly curator of the Louvre, a case which leads to clues hidden in the works of Da Vinci and a centuries-old secret society.

The Da Vinci Code

And in this exclusive edition Dan Brown allows the reader behind the scenes of the novel which now incorporates over 150 photographs and illustrations throughout the text showing the rich historical tapestry from which he drew his ...

Author: Dan Brown

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 0593054253

Category: Art museum curators

Page: 467

View: 391

Harvard professor Robert Langdon receives an urgent late-night phone call while on business in Paris: the elderly curator of the Louvre, Jacques Saunière, has been brutally murdered inside the museum. Alongside the body, police have found a series of baffling codes. As Langdon and a gifted French cryptologist, Sophie Neveu, begin to sort through the bizarre riddles, they are stunned to find a trail that leads to the works of Leonardo Da Vinci - and suggests the answer to a mystery that stretches deep into the vault of history. Langdon suspects the late curator was involved in the Priory of Sion - a centuries old secret society - and has sacrificed his life to protect the Priory's most sacred trust: the location of a vastly important religious relic hidden for centuries. But it now appears that Opus Dei, a clandestine sect that has long plotted to seize the Prirory's secret, has now made its move. Unless Langdon 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... Breaking the mould of traditional suspense novels, The Da Vinci Code is simultaneously lightning-paced, intelligent and intricately layered with remarkable research and detail. And in this exclusive edition Dan Brown allows the reader behind the scenes of the novel which now incorporates over 150 photographs and illustrations throughout the text showing the rich historical tapestry from which he drew his inspiration. The visual sources which provide both the backdrop and the stimulus for the novel's action are revealed for the first time and uniquely complement the reading experience.

The Da Vinci Code Abridged Edition

When Langdon and a French cryptologist, Sophie Neveu, begin to sort through the bizarre riddles, they find a trail that leads to the works of the famous artist and inventor Leonardo Da Vinci.

Author: Dan Brown

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0141373008

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 432

View: 729

ABRIDGED EDITION If I die, the truth will be lost for ever . . . I must pass on the secret. History professor Robert Langdon receives an urgent late-night phone call while on business in France: the curator of the Louvre in Paris has been brutally murdered inside the museum. Alongside the body, police have found a series of baffling codes and need Langdon's help to decipher them. When Langdon and a French cryptologist, Sophie Neveu, begin to sort through the bizarre riddles, they find a trail that leads to the works of the famous artist and inventor Leonardo Da Vinci. As the clues unfold, Langdon and Neveu must decipher the code and quickly assemble the pieces of the puzzle before a stunning historical truth is lost forever . . .

Da Vinci code

Analyse : Roman policier (suspense).

Author: Dan Brown

Publisher: Jean-Claude Lattès

ISBN: 9782709624930

Category: Art museum curators

Page: 574

View: 300

Un éminent spécialiste de symbologie de Harvard est convoqué au Louvre pour examiner une série de pictogrammes en rapport avec l'œuvre de Vinci. En déchiffrant le code, il met au jour l'un des plus grands mystères de notre temps... et devient un homme traqué.

The Da Vinci Code

Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon and French cryptologist Sophie Neveu work to solve the murder of an elderly curator of the Louvre, a case which leads to clues hidden in the works of Da Vinci and a centuries-old secret society.

Author: Dan Brown

Publisher: Anchor Books

ISBN: 9780767926034

Category: Fiction

Page: 467

View: 820

Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon and French cryptologist Sophie Neveu work to solve the murder of an elderly curator of the Louvre, a case which leads to clues hidden in the works of Da Vinci and a centuries-old secret society.

The Da Vinci Code

NEAR THE BODY, POLICE HAVE FOUND A BAFFLING CIPHER. SOLVING 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.

Author: Dan Brown

Publisher: Robert Langdon

ISBN: 9780525565857

Category:

Page: 512

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Da Vinci Code 16 Page Inferno Teaser

Alongside the body is a series of baffling codes. Langton and a gifted French cryptologist, Sophie Neveu, are amazed to find a trail that leads to the works of Da Vinci - and beyond.

Author: Dan Brown

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 0552169919

Category: Art museum curators

Page: 608

View: 730

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 codes. Langton and a gifted French cryptologist, Sophie Neveu, are amazed to find a trail that leads to the works of Da Vinci - and beyond.

Umberto Eco The Da Vinci Code and the Intellectual in the Age of Popular Culture

This book provides a philosophical overview of Umberto Eco's historical and cultural development as a unique, internationally recognized public intellectual who communicates his ideas to both an academic and a popular audience.

Author: Douglass Merrell

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319547895

Category: Philosophy

Page: 295

View: 253

This book provides a philosophical overview of Umberto Eco's historical and cultural development as a unique, internationally recognized public intellectual who communicates his ideas to both an academic and a popular audience. It describes Eco’s intellectual development from his childhood during World War II and student involvement as a Catholic youth activist and scholar of the Middle Ages, to his early writings on the "openness" of modern works such as Joyce's Finnegans Wake. Merrell also explores Eco’s pioneering role in semiotics and his later career as a novelist.

Cracking the Da Vinci Code

But how much of this is true. In A simple A-to-Z format this book explains.

Author: Simon Cox

Publisher:

ISBN: 9780760759318

Category: Christian saints in literature

Page: 160

View: 337

The Da Vinci code, has become a global phenomenon, and introduced millions of readers to a mysterious world where Leonardo Da Vinci encoded hidden meaning into his paintings;Strange symbols are engraved in a Scottish chapel. But how much of this is true. In A simple A-to-Z format this book explains.

Origin

On a trail marked only by enigmatic symbols and elusive modern art, Langdon and Vidal will come face-to-face with a breath-taking truth that has remained buried -until now. __ Readers love Origin: ***** 'Thrilling, gripping and exhilarating ...

Author: Dan Brown

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1473543347

Category: Fiction

Page: 560

View: 349

The number one bestseller 'Big ideas and nonstop action.' New York Times ___ Robert Langdon, Harvard professor of symbology and religious iconology, arrives at the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao to attend the unveiling of an astonishing scientific breakthrough. The evening's host is billionaire Edmond Kirsch, a futurist whose dazzling high-tech inventions and audacious predictions have made him a controversial figure around the world. But Langdon and several hundred guests are left reeling when the meticulously orchestrated evening is suddenly blown apart. There is a real danger that Kirsch's precious discovery may be lost in the ensuing chaos. With his life under threat, Langdon is forced into a desperate bid to escape Bilbao, taking with him the museum's director, Ambra Vidal. Together they flee to Barcelona on a perilous quest to locate a cryptic password that will unlock Kirsch's secret. To evade a devious enemy who is one step ahead of them at every turn, Langdon and Vidal must navigate the labyrinthine passageways of extreme religion and hidden history. On a trail marked only by enigmatic symbols and elusive modern art, Langdon and Vidal will come face-to-face with a breath-taking truth that has remained buried -until now. __ Readers love Origin: ***** 'Thrilling, gripping and exhilarating to the end.' ***** 'Full of tension, excitement and intrigue.' ***** 'Action packed, tense, suspenseful, and intelligent'

The Truth Behind the Da Vinci Code

Discusses many of the controversial assertions in "The Da Vinci Code" and compares unsupported claims in the novel to documented historical facts and events.

Author: Richard Abanes

Publisher: Harvest House Publishers

ISBN: 9780736914390

Category: Religion

Page: 96

View: 617

Discusses many of the controversial assertions in "The Da Vinci Code" and compares unsupported claims in the novel to documented historical facts and events.

Da Vinci Code Decoded

In an introductory note, author Dan Brown tells us that “all descriptions of documents and secret rituals . . . are accurate.” But are they? Many scholars and theologians have attacked the book and the “facts” on which it is based.

Author: Martin Lunn

Publisher:

ISBN: 9780972952972

Category: History

Page: 181

View: 593

Da Vinci Codeis a modern-day publishing phenomenon. With millions of copies in print, it is the most popular adult novel of the 21st Century. In an introductory note, author Dan Brown tells us that “all descriptions of documents and secret rituals . . . are accurate.” But are they? Many scholars and theologians have attacked the book and the “facts” on which it is based. Some claim that Brown is anti-Catholic. Book clubs, reading groups, dedicated web-sites and countless reviews and articles in magazines and newspapers worldwide have fueled the fire, makingDa Vinci Codenot only the most successful book of its kind ever, but also the most controversial. Now Martin Lunn, an expert historian, reveals the truth behind Dan Brown’s research. The reality of Catholic offshoot Opus Dei . . . the hard facts about the bloodline of Christ and King David . . . the origins of the Knights Templar and the infamous Priory of Sion . . . the secrets of Temple Church and Rosslyn Cathedral . . . the real Saunière . . . the mysteries of Rennes-le-Château and much more. Da Vinci Code Decodedalso provides an exhaustive tour of the locations visited by the novel’s characters: The Louvre Museum, l’Eglise de Saint-Sulpice and Rue Haxo in Paris; Château Villette; Temple Church; Westminster Abbey; Newton’s tomb; Chapter House; St. Faith’s Chapel; Rosslyn Chapel and many others. Martin Lunnis a recognized expert in the Davidic bloodline and other issues presented inDa Vinci Code. He has a masters degree in history and an extensive background in journalism. He has lived throughout the Far and Middle East, the US and several countries in Europe, currently residing in Barcelona. He is also Grand Master of the Dragon Society, founded originally in 1408 by King Sigismund of Hungary.

The Da Vinci Code Quiz Book

With it's tangled web of conspiracies and characters with hidden motives it keeps readers intrigued from start to finish. In this quiz book your knowledge will be tested on the story of the Holy Grail and those that seek it.

Author: Wayne Wheelwright

Publisher: Andrews UK Limited

ISBN: 1782348786

Category: Games

Page: 20

View: 779

The Da Vinci Code is one of the best selling books of all time. With it's tangled web of conspiracies and characters with hidden motives it keeps readers intrigued from start to finish. In this quiz book your knowledge will be tested on the story of the Holy Grail and those that seek it. There are questions about the characters, the locations, the theories to test even the keenest of memories so be ready to see what you know about this timeless tale of secrets and those that seek them.

The Da Vinci Hoax

Discusses the misconceptions and historical errors of "The Da Vinci Code" while examining early Christian origins, Gnosticism, the role of Constantine in Christian history, and the novel's accusations against the Catholic Church.

Author: Carl E. Olson

Publisher: Ignatius Press

ISBN: 9781586170349

Category: Religion

Page: 329

View: 153

Discusses the misconceptions and historical errors of "The Da Vinci Code" while examining early Christian origins, Gnosticism, the role of Constantine in Christian history, and the novel's accusations against the Catholic Church.

The Da Vinci Code Travel Journal

Let your journey begin with the official Da Vinci Code travel journal. Retrace Robert Langdon’s footsteps and experience the mysteries of The Da Vinci Code with a travel journal created from the most popular novel in the world.

Author: Dan Brown

Publisher: Clarkson Potter

ISBN: 0307345769

Category: Travel

Page: 160

View: 850

Let your journey begin with the official Da Vinci Code travel journal. Retrace Robert Langdon’s footsteps and experience the mysteries of The Da Vinci Code with a travel journal created from the most popular novel in the world. This journal includes an itinerary based on the locations traversed by the book's protagonists, excerpts from the novel devoted to each significant site and work of art, and plenty of lined pages for jotting down observations as you experience these phenomena firsthand. 160 pages, 5 1/2 x 7 inches, perfect bound with an elastic band closure

Breaking the Da Vinci Code

In Breaking the Da Vinci Code: Answers to the Questions Everyone's Asking, Darrell Bock, Ph.D., responds to the novelist's claims using central ancient texts and answers the following questions: Who was Mary Magdalene? Was Jesus Married?

Author: Darrell L. Bock

Publisher: Thomas Nelson

ISBN: 1418513385

Category: Religion

Page: 208

View: 603

Many who have read the New York Times bestseller The Da Vinci Code have questions that arise from seven codes-expressed or implied-in Dan Brown's book. In Breaking the Da Vinci Code: Answers to the Questions Everyone's Asking, Darrell Bock, Ph.D., responds to the novelist's claims using central ancient texts and answers the following questions: Who was Mary Magdalene? Was Jesus Married? Would Jesus Being Single be Un-Jewish? Do the So-Called Secret Gnostic Gospels Help Us Understand Jesus? What Is the Remaining Relevance of The Da Vinci Code? Darrell Bock's research uncovers the origins of these codes by focusing on the 325 years immediately following the birth of Christ, for the claims of The Da Vinci Code rise or fall on the basis of things emerging from this period. Breaking the Da Vinci Code, now available in trade paper, distinguishes fictitious entertainment from historical elements of the Christian faith. For by seeing these differences, one can break the Da Vinci code.

The Da Vinci Code

What is The Da Vinci Code about?

Author: Nicky Gumbel

Publisher: Alpha International

ISBN: 9781904074816

Category: Christianity

Page: 58

View: 562

What is The Da Vinci Code about? What does Dan Brown himself believe? Is there any evidence that Jesus married Mary Magdalene? Did an earlier form of Christianity exist? Where does the truth lie? In this short response Nicky Gumbel addresses these and other questions raised by the bestselling hardback fiction book of all time.

The Da Vinci Codebreaker

This book merits broad circulation and serious discussion." --Michael Medved, Nationally syndicated talk show host "This is a book for any person--whether you are for or against the thesis of The Da Vinci Code.

Author: James L. Garlow

Publisher: Baker Books

ISBN: 1441210334

Category: Religion

Page: 208

View: 232

A Valuable Guide to the Errors and Omissions in the Blockbuster Novel and Film The Da Vinci Codebreaker provides answers to the questions readers most often ask about the popular novel. Included are more than 400 terms, people, locations, events, and definitions, including explanations that are historically and theologically correct--all arranged in an easy-to-use dictionary style. Ideal for Christians who want the facts and seekers who want more information about the claims of the novel and film.

The Key to The Da Vinci Code

This little book explores the locations, historical facts and theories, and the sources of inspiration behind the novel in order to reveal the true key to the Da Vinci code.

Author: Stewart Ferris

Publisher: Summersdale Publishers LTD - ROW

ISBN: 184839361X

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 128

View: 696

What is the Da Vinci code and what is all the fuss about? Despite being a work of fiction, the bestselling novel The Da Vinci Code has a plot based on a number of concepts and ideas that the author claims to be true. This little book explores the locations, historical facts and theories, and the sources of inspiration behind the novel in order to reveal the true key to the Da Vinci code. Chapters cover: A summary of Dan Brown’s book and characters; The search for the Holy Grail and its meaning; People, societies and institutions; Places of interest (including opening times, etc.); What does this all mean? Where do we go from here?