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Origin

Number of page: 480
Author: Dan Brown
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780385542692
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Category: Fiction

The #1 New York Times Bestseller from the author of The Da Vinci Code  Bilbao, Spain   Robert Langdon, Harvard professor of symbology and religious iconology, arrives at the ultramodern Guggenheim Museum Bilbao to attend a major announcement—the unveiling of a discovery that “will change the face of science forever.” The evening’s host is Edmond Kirsch, a forty-year-old billionaire and futurist whose dazzling high-tech inventions and audacious predictions have made him a renowned global figure. Kirsch, who was one of Langdon’s first students at Harvard two decades earlier, is about to reveal an astonishing breakthrough . . . one that will answer two of the fundamental questions of human existence.     As the event begins, Langdon and several hundred guests find themselves captivated by an utterly original presentation, which Langdon realizes will be far more controversial than he ever imagined. But the meticulously orchestrated evening suddenly erupts into chaos, and Kirsch’s precious discovery teeters on the brink of being lost forever. Reeling and facing an imminent threat, Langdon is forced into a desperate bid to escape Bilbao. With him is Ambra Vidal, the elegant museum director who worked with Kirsch to stage the provocative event. Together they flee to Barcelona on a perilous quest to locate a cryptic password that will unlock Kirsch’s secret.     Navigating the dark corridors of hidden history and extreme religion, Langdon and Vidal must evade a tormented enemy whose all-knowing power seems to emanate from Spain’s Royal Palace itself . . . and who will stop at nothing to silence Edmond Kirsch. On a trail marked by modern art and enigmatic symbols, Langdon and Vidal uncover clues that ultimately bring them face-to-face with Kirsch’s shocking discovery . . . and the breathtaking truth that has long eluded us.  Origin is stunningly inventive—Dan Brown’s most brilliant and entertaining novel to date.

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Reviews:

  • Bonnie HardinBonnie Hardin
    Hope! Serendipitous find in this novel. Excellent book. Mr Brown has outdone himself. Great story, the eternal questions and the spectre of love overcoming hate and fear.
  • Bryan RobinsonBryan Robinson
    Big fan of Mr. Brown’s stories. I purchased DVC, TLS, & Inferno. TLS being my favorite. Excited for Origins. Relax and just enjoy the story. Cheers!
  • Mich Martinez-MoragaMich Martinez-Moraga
    Mind blowing!
  • Candida CoronaCandida Corona
    Majestic
  • ronald kemp jrronald kemp jr
    Good book Dissatisfaction with the ending. Tried to to something , failed.
  • Felipe RamirezFelipe Ramirez
    All amazing work with lots of great information If you’re expecting to find the meaning of life and real conspiracies in this book, please don’t read it. If, however, you want to learn about a great variety of topics surrounding evolution, creationism, art, the world and many other things, do come in and enjoy the ride!
  • Tim GrovesTim Groves
    Wow. This non-stop action book will set your mind and world spinnng
  • etienne lawrenceetienne lawrence
    Another solid Langdon story In the same vein as his other Langdon tales. Perhaps a tad tired, as some twists and turns may be predictable for the fans. That being said, it’s still a great page turner. Brown deploys his usual level of real facts mixed in with the fantasy, and it’s nice to learn a few things while enjoying the story. Brown is not my favorite writer, but his books are thoroughly enjoyable, and I appreciate the effort on his part to get the reader to question the universe around her/him. Glad l bought, sad it’s over.
  • Ricky FuentesRicky Fuentes
    This novel makes one think I always believed that without God there would be no science, and without science God would have no prpose,
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