The Da Vinci Code
BlurbThe Da Vinci Code is a 2003 mystery-detective novel by Dan Brown. It follows symbologist Robert Langdon and cryptologist Sophie Neveu after a murder in the Louvre Museum in Paris, when they become involved in a battle between the Priory of Sion and Opus Dei over the possibility of Jesus Christ having been married to Mary Magdalene. The title of the novel refers, among other things, to the finding of the first murder victim in the Grand Gallery of the Louvre, naked and posed like Leonardo da Vinci's famous drawing, the Vitruvian Man, with a cryptic message written beside his body and a pentagram drawn on his chest in his own blood. The novel explores an alternative religious history, whose central plot point is that the Merovingian kings of France were descended from the bloodline of Jesus Christ and Mary Magdalene, ideas derived from Clive Prince's The Templar Revelation and books by Margaret Starbird. The book also refers to The Holy Blood and the Holy Grail though Dan Brown has stated that it was not used as research material. The Da Vinci Code provoked a popular interest in speculation concerning the Holy Grail legend and Mary Magdalene's role in the history of Christianity.
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Envolvente e intrigante.
An incredible boom about symbology, religion and mystery. Amazing.
Gets more interesting as you go on flipping its pages!
EXCELENT FOR VACATIONS!
Leitura rápida quando não tiver mais nada para ler.
História interessante, mas o livro fica cansativo e é meio previsível.
Um pouco cansativo!
La vida es corta, lean algo serio.
the worst book I have ever read. I will never get those hours back...
It's a fun read, but in all seriousness, you should not look to it for a genuine historical source. You know a book isn't that credible if Wikipedia has a page devoted to its inaccuracies.
Spannend, aber nicht so gut wie Meteor und Illuminati.
Sehr spannende Story. Kann nicht aufhören weiterzulesen...