“The Da Vinci Code” Dan Brown Returns With “The Lost Symbol” After 6 Years

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After six years, the wait is over for Dan Brown’s latest work “The Lost Symbol”. Follows in the trail of “The Da Vinci Code” and its prequel “Angels and Demons” that have made the author the best-selling novelist, Brown’s new novel continues the tales of Harvard symbologist Robert Landgon. “The Da Vinci Code” has sold more than 80 million copies since it was published in 2003, and both it and “Angels and Demons” were made into hit films starring Tom Hanks.

In “The Lost Symbol”, Langdon provides a crash course on the number 33, Pythagoras, Genesis, Joseph, Jesus and Islam. The novel in essence is about the freemasons, a group that has faced centuries of persecution for their secrets.

“There’s a point in the book where Langdon makes the point that misinterpreting people’s symbols is often the root of prejudice, and part of what I hoped to do with this book is shed some light, from my perspective, on Masonic symbolism and Masonic ritual,” Brown says.

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