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Origin: (Robert Langdon Book 5)

Origin: (Robert Langdon Book 5)

The spellbinding new Robert Langdon novel from the author of The Da Vinci Code.

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ISBN 9780593078754
Barcode 9780593078754
Published 3 October 2017 by Transworld Publishers
Format Hardback
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Author(s) By Brown, Dan
Series Robert Langdon (part: Book 5)

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Full details for this title

ISBN-13 9780593078754
ISBN-10 0593078756
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced (OOS locally); allow 2-3 weeks for delivery
Publisher Transworld Publishers
Imprint Bantam Press
Publication Date 3 October 2017
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Brown, Dan
Series Robert Langdon (part: Book 5)
Category Adventure / Thriller
Crime & Mystery Fiction
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Crime, Thriller & Adventure
ONIX Text General/trade
Number of Pages 480
Dimensions Width: 162mm
Height: 240mm
Spine: 41mm
Weight 764g
Dewey Code Not specified
Catalogue Code 745118

Description of this Book

The spellbinding new Robert Langdon novel from the author of The Da Vinci Code. Robert Langdon, Harvard professor of symbology and religious iconology, arrives at the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao to attend the unveiling of a discovery that will change the face of science forever . The evening's host is his friend and former student, Edmond Kirsch, a forty-year-old tech magnate whose dazzling inventions and audacious predictions have made him a controversial figure around the world. This evening is to be no exception: he claims he will reveal an astonishing scientific breakthrough to challenge the fundamentals of human existence. But Langdon and several hundred other guests are left reeling when the meticulously orchestrated evening is blown apart before Kirsch's precious discovery can be revealed. With his life under threat, Langdon is forced into a desperate bid to escape, along with 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. In their path lie dark forces which will do anything to stop them. To evade a tormented enemy who is one step ahead of them at every turn, Langdon and Vidal must navigate labyrinthine passageways of hidden history and ancient religion. On a trail marked only by enigmatic symbols and elusive modern art, Langdon and Vidal uncover the clues that will bring them face-to-face with a world-shaking truth that has remained buried - until now. `Dan Brown is the master of the intellectual cliffhanger' Wall Street Journal `As engaging a hero as you could wish for' Mail on Sunday `For anyone who wants more brain-food than thrillers normally provide' Sunday Times

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review Beautifully observed and really well researched * BBC TV * Fans will not be disappointed * The Times * Read this if you like high stakes drama * Evening Standard * A familiar swirl of big ideas and nonstop action * New York Times * Enjoy the fun ride * Heat *
UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 5 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Dan Brown is the bestselling author of Digital Fortress, Deception Point, Angels and Demons, The Da Vinci Code, The Lost Symbol and most recently, Inferno. Three of his Robert Langdon novels have been adapted for the screen by Ron Howard, starring Tom Hanks. They have all been international blockbusters. His new Robert Langdon novel, Origin will be out in Autumn 2017. Dan Brown is a graduate of Amherst College and Phillips Exeter Academy, where he has taught English and Creative Writing. He lives in New England.

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