The Da Vinci Code

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  1. Boomer

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    This is a great story of suspence and intrigue, throwing in a bit of history along the way. An American symbolist is in Paris on a tour, he is called in to see a murder site. He doesn't know or see that he is being set up by the capitan of the french police. Another french officer, a crypto specialist, helps him escape. They are searching the clues that her grandfather gave, to find the most valuable and hidden secret in the world. It is saught after by many, and many have killed for it, the Holy Grail. This mind boggling journey on the edge of your seat is a great read. A must for anyone who likes Leonardo Da Vinci or symbology or maybe even discover what the church is hoping stays hidden.
     
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    I just got done reading this a few days ago. I thought it was fantastic, and I could not put it down! Whoever liked the book, check out http://www.randomhouse.com/doubleday/davinci/. It's a great site, it has pictures of the art and the books where he got his information.
     
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    I read this book. Its very suspensful and full of twists and turns around evrey corner my Rating 5 out of 5:D
     
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    I read this book, Angels & Demons, Deception Point, and Digital Fortress. All written by Dan Brown.

    I think this Author is fantastic, but quite formulaic in his writting style.

    heres the sequencr:
    - Death at beggining
    - mystery unfolds at center
    - villain (one is made to think that people are the villains when they are there to help), who is quite unexpected, revealed at end.

    Great writting, but I think he needs to stray from his formula.
     
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    Interesting article I found, since I'm travelling to France, I'm hoping to give this book a whirl.

     
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    i thought it was a pretty good book, a little farfetched in some ways
    my mom thought it was the most farfetched book she'd read
    hehe
     
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    I liked it myself.
    The book had a the first chapter of Angels & Demons. I know you can't judge a book by it's first chapter, but it seemed very similar to The Da Vinci Code, but instead of Opus Dei, it had the Illuminati.
    It just seemed a bit repetitive to me, and wouldn't encourage me to buy Angels & Demons.