The Lost Symbol (Hardcover) Dan Brown’s new novel the eagerly awaited follow-up to his #1 international phenomenon The Da Vinci Code which was the bestselling hardcover adult novel of all time was published on September 15 2009. The Lost Symbol will once again feature Dan Brown’s unforgettable protagonist Robert Langdon. ”The Lost Symbol is a brilliant and compelling thriller. Dan Brown’s prodigious talent for storytelling infused with history codes and intrigue is on full display in this new book. This is one of the most anticipated publications in recent history and it was well worth the wait ” said Sonny Mehta Chairman and Editor in Chief of the Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group. Brown’s longtime editor Jason Kaufman Vice President and Executive Editor at Doubleday said ”Nothing ever is as it first appears in a Dan Brown novel. This book’s narrative takes place in a twelve-hour period and from the first page Dan’s readers will feel the thrill of discovery as they follow Robert Langdon through a masterful and unexpected new landscape. The Lost Symbol is full of surprises. ”This novel has been a strange and wonderful journey ‘ said Brown. ‘Weaving five years of research into the story’s twelve-hour timeframe was an exhilarating challenge. Robert Langdon’s life clearly moves a lot faster than mine.” Mysteries of the Freemasons DVD They claim they’re merely a civic-minded fraternity bound together by harmless rituals. But throughout their long history the Freemasons have been reviled as devil worshippers accused of provoking revolution and suspected of plotting to take over the world. Witness in MYSTERIES OF THE FREEMASONS the untold story of the world’s oldest secret society as clandestine codes patterns in the sky and murder reveal a radically new picture of the nation’s founding fathers. Dramatic reenactments expert interviews sophisticated CGI and original location documentary footage transport viewers back to the time when Freemasons led the Revolution framed the Declaration of Independence designed our nation’s capital and in the early years of the Republic grew to unmatched heights of influence and power. HISTORY™ exposes the origins of this underground society from the stealing of King Solomon’s treasure to the three evils against which Freemasons believe they’re still struggling: ignorance fanaticism and tyranny to a present-day initiation ceremony attended by 2.5 million Freemasons from around the world. Featuring historians Stephen Bullock Dan Burstein Brent Morris Akram Elias and author David Shugarts. BONUS FEATURE: Documentary: ”Secret Societies”

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