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Grades 9 - 12Grade 7n/a6.4138952
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.
Library Binding, 496 pages
Published on March 28, 2006 by Turtleback Books
ISBN-10: 1417733209
ISBN-13: 9781417733200
4 Book Reviews
  • adventure0329
    This book starts with a murder in a museum. The Louvre's elderly curator Jacques Sauniere is found dead in the Louvre, among a mysterious puzzle he created just before his demise. Robert Langdon, a Harvard professor, is recruited to attempt to solve this puzzle. Yet he does not know, that the chief of police believes him guilty, and will stop at nothing to see him behind bars. Aided by Sophie Neveu, a French cryptographer, Langdon escapes the police, and embarks on a mission that involves the Priory of Scion, the Opus Dei, and lost messages of Leonardo Da Vinci. This book is a brilliantly created work of literature, that mixes fiction with truth into an utterly transfixing tale. The book is fairly dark though. i would only recommend it for mature middle schoolers and older.
    • oliverc
      olivercalmost 6 years55 starsFeatured
      This book is about Robert Langdon, a professor of an University, and Sophie, the cop working in a Paris police station, trying to solve a murder. Robert Langdon not only studies Leonardo Da Vinci’s work, but also studies Da Vinci’s mysteries, including the secrets in his paintings, and religions while he was alive. Sophie cooperated with Robert Landon to find out the murderer of the crime. The intense part of this book is the procedure involving physical violence between the criminal and Robert Langdon. The tension of their conflict excited me. I will recommend this book to my friends because most parts in the story are intriguing, which will capture the readers into the story.
      • bellac
        bellacalmost 6 years
        This book is so awesome, I was totally in love with it. One night, a museum curator was killed by someone who wanted to know the secret he kept. Before the curator dies, he bent himself into a weird position hoping to pass on the secret. The FBIs asked the Harvard symbologist, Robert Langdon and cryptologist, Sophie Neveu to help solve the mystery. I recommend this book to whoever likes mystery novels and those who are in high school.
        • chessmaster2001
          chessmaster2001over 8 years55 stars
          This book is way better than the movie. I tottaly recommend it! :)