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The Lost Symbol

by Dan Brown

Author: Dan Brown

Science Fiction & Fantasy » Science Fiction

Language: English

Added by: Jeffrey Van W...



Have you read «Da Vinci Code»? Then you will be happy to plunge into another Dan Brown’s masterpiece. it’s no less interesting, so will be good to get acquainted with this brilliant author for the first time as well.
With the main character of the book, Robert Langdon, you will live in Washington D.C. for 12 hours, and during this time experience many things and survive in breathtaking adventures. You will not forget it, I bet.
Mr. Langdon gets an invitation to read a lecture in National Statuary Hall at the United States Capitol. He thinks it is from his friend and mentor, Mason Peter Solomon, the head of the Smithsonian Institution. He goes there, but no one waits for him in the Capitol, no people, but he finds an awful t... Read more

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ISBN: 0307950689
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...performthem would be almost impossible. ""Nothing is impossible, Katherine, and this building is perfect for you. The SMSC is not just a warehouse oftreasures; it's one of the world's most advanced scientific research facilities. We're constantly taking piecesfrom the collection and examining them with the best quantitative technologies money can buy. All theequipment you could possibly need would be here at your disposal. ""Peter, the technologies required to run these experiments are--""Already in place. " He smiled broadly. "The lab is done. "Katherine stopped short. Her brother pointed down the long corridor. "We're going to see it now. "Katherine could barely speak. "You . . . You built me a lab?""It's my job. The Smithsonian was established to advance scientific knowledge. As secretary, I must takethat charge seriously. I believe the experiments you've proposed have the potential to push the boundaries ofscience into uncharted territory. " Peter stopped and looked her squarely...




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