The Lost Symbol by Dan Brown, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. The Lost Symbol has ratings and reviews. Grumpus said: I don’t get all the haters of the Dan Brown books. Are you really going in with the. 1 Worldwide Bestseller Famed Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon answers an unexpected summons to appear at the U.S. Capitol Building. His plans are.

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Set within the hidden chambers, tunnels, and temples of Shmbol, D. Your temporal destination, not Paris and London, but Washington, D. Brown creates false suspense by hiding revelations from readers even after major characters learn them.

Mal’akh then ties Katherine to a chair and inserts an open-ended transfusion needle into her ean and leaves her to bleed to death then flees with a weakened and wheelchair-bound Peter Solomon to the Temple Room of filettype Scottish Rite’s House of the Temple.

So pay no attention to the coded mysteries behind the curtain. Still it was entertaining and I recommend it. His genius lies in uncovering odd facts and suppressed history, stirring them together into a complicated stew and then saying, what if?

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Deciding to take Langdon to the true secret behind the Word, Peter leads him to the room atop the Washington Monument and tells him that the Word—a common Christian Biblethe Word of God—lies in the monument’s cornerstone, buried in the ground beneath the monument’s staircase. His new Robert Langdon novel, Origin is out now. And these are not the only naive, and clueless people who should know better.

Although I enjoyed the reading of this book from beginning to end, it wasn’t until the final chapters that I felt a strong connection with it, and that is because the view of religion that Brown describes here – as in both of his previous books in the series – falls directly in line with my own personal beliefs of religion and the concept of God. Do you get Ugghhhhhh. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

Retrieved June 7, View all 40 comments. It took me a bit longer to finish this book then I expected, but I am so glad that I read it. He loves showing us places where our carefully tended cultural boundaries — between Christian and pagan, sacred and secular, ancient and modern — are actually extraordinarily messy.


Moral of the story, please don’t feed the author. Noetics is Fringe, I sort of expected a Pacey Witter guest appearance, but alas, it was not meant to be. I really enjoy Dan Brown’s stories. I’m sure I’ll enjoy reading this particular book more in the future.

While the story kept claiming that earth shattering secrets were soon to be revealed, in the end all the paintings, pyramids, talismans, and other clues turned out to lead to nothing.

I wanted a rollicking good ride, and I got one, and I walked away a satisfied customer. Books by Dan Brown. View all 36 comments. Much like Brown’s villain, I need a cleansing ritual of my own after reading this book. Looking for More Great Reads? Inferno – Illustrated Edition Dan Brown. Apple Audible downpour eMusic audiobooks. As usual there is a gruesome evil person, with superhuman like skills and power. As the story opens, Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon is summoned unexpectedly to deliver an evening lecture in the U.

View all 9 comments. With tears in his eyes, Peter prepares to stab Zachary but ultimately cannot bring himself to do so and drops the knife just as Langdon arrives and tackles him. The book starts with a bang, pulling me in within the first few paragraphs, though I didn’t feel quite as captivated by this story as I had with his previous two. I tend to think that, had this book appeared just exactly as it is today inI’d be yodeling its masterful reprise of the preceding volume instead of emitting a small bleat of disappointment.

And only one revelation in the whole book is remotely shocking. Oct 11, Will Byrnes rated it liked it Shelves: As was true to the past two books, there is physical and emotional danger, as well as a deranged villain who is at once brilliant, physically superior, and acting in what he believes to be the best interest of the world.

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Just one tiny detail out of many: It was a little too easy to solve this time. Mal’akh then contacts Langdon, charging him with finding both the Mason’s Pyramid, which Masons believe is hidden somewhere in Washington, D.


Dan Brown’s The Lost Symbol”. Of the four Robert Langdon books in the series, this was my least favorite. The CIA then thwart Zachary’s plan to transmit the video to several leading media channels using an EMP blast, dna a cell tower in the network path leading from Zachary’s laptop computer.

If I’d known, I never would symvol bought the I am so disappointed. It will have been his last if I catch hold of him AND i’d frisk the pockets of the corpse to reimburse all of us who have paid to suffer this crap.

Brown also employed several set-pieces of lecture and discovery that annoyingly repeat themselves. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. These words are inscribed on the small aluminum capstone atop the Monument, which is the true Masonic Pyramid.

Readers who criticized his previous explanations of such topics will likely find much to refute and criticize here as well, but for me it’s like a breath of fresh air, to know that I’m not the only one who sees the universe in greater terms than just a church and its congregants. Ironically, however, I find myself in strong agreement with Christian critics who accuse Brown of idolatry for claiming that this apotheosis can occur merely through our own mystical consciousness raising efforts.

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The Lost Symbol by Dan Brown”. Secrets of the Lost Symbol: Because of this, we have God-like potential power, and indeed can become like him. Brown’s penchant for dubious subject matter is well-known, but he previousl Though technically better written than Digital Fortress, this is Dan Brown’s worst novel.