The Resource Origin : a novel, Dan Brown

Origin : a novel, Dan Brown

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Origin : a novel
Title
Origin
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Dan Brown
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Robert Langdon, Harvard professor of symbology and religious iconology, arrives at the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao to attend the unveiling of a discovery that "will change the face of science forever". The evening's host is his friend and former student, Edmond Kirsch, a forty-year-old tech magnate whose dazzling inventions and audacious predictions have made him a controversial figure around the world. This evening is to be no exception: he claims he will reveal an astonishing scientific breakthrough that will answer two of the fundamental questions of human existence. But the meticulously orchestrated evening suddenly erupts into chaos. 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
Member of
Summary
After an event at which futurist Edmond Kirsch is to announce a groundbreaking discovery erupts into chaos, Robert Langdon rushes to Barcelona to locate a cryptic password that will reveal Kirsch's secret before it is lost forever
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10569150
Cataloging source
AZZPT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1964-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Brown, Dan
Dewey number
813.54
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
1020
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Robert Langdon series
Series volume
bk. 5
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Langdon, Robert (Fictitious character)
  • Cryptographers
  • Human beings
  • Spain
  • Code and cipher stories
  • Cryptographers
  • Langdon, Robert (Fictitious character)
  • Spain
  • Spain
Target audience
adult
Label
Origin : a novel, Dan Brown
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn968162738
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
461 pages
Isbn
9780385514231
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)968162738
Label
Origin : a novel, Dan Brown
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn968162738
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
461 pages
Isbn
9780385514231
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)968162738

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