Secrets of the Lost Symbol: The Unauthorised Guide to the Mysteries Behind The Da Vinci Code Sequel

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Orion, Feb 18, 2010 - Literary Criticism - 256 pages
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The first (unauthorised) literary companion to the mysteries behind Dan Brown's latest blockbuster, THE LOST SYMBOL. From the bestselling Secrets team.

Delve into a whole new world of secret societies, ancient mysteries, hidden symbols, new-age philosophy and cutting-edge science ... Discover: the role the Freemasons played in US history; the 'real' Katherine Solomon; the true background of the 'Ancient Mysteries'; the reality of Noetic science and much more ...

Presenting ideas from world renowned historians, code-breakers, symbologists, theologians, philosophers and scientists, Burstein and de Keijzer break through the web of conspiracies, mythologies, encrypted signs and alternate histories.

SECRETS OF THE LOST SYMBOL is a must-read for anyone who wants to separate reality, speculation, fact and fiction in Dan Brown's global phenomenon.

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Dan Burstein (Author)
Dan Burstein is an award-winning journalist and best-selling author of six prior books on subjects ranging from China and Japan to the digital technology revolution. He is currently developing books on the future of the Internet, blogs and blogging, and nanotechnology. He is founder of Millennium Technology Ventures, a New York-based venture capital form that invests in innovative companies.

Arne de Keijzer (Author)
Arne de Keijzer together with Burstein created the Secrets series of books and co-edited SECRETS OF MARY MAGDALENE with him.

Sean Barrett (Author)
Sean Barrett has narrated many television documentaries for the BBC and Discovery Channel, notably THE PEOPLE'S CENTURY, WALKING WITH BEASTS, and GREAT LIVES. As a member of the BBC Radio Rep, he has appeared in hundreds of radio plays, and played Father Gillespie in the BBC Worldservice / BBC7 serial WESTWAY throughout its eight year-run. As a film and television actor he has appeared in pieces as diverse as TWELFTH NIGHT and FATHER TED, and he is a doyen of audiobook reading, with acclaimed recordings of authors ranging from Chaucer to Beckett and in 2012 recorded Antony Beevor's THE SECOND WORLD WAR.

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