Behind the Lost Symbol by Tim Collins

By Tim Collins

THE image used to be LOST...
however the fact HAS BEEN came across!

together with his blockbuster bestselling novels The Da Vinci Code and Angels and Demons, writer Dan Brown brought readers to an international of symbols and mystery societies, males of God warring with males of technology, and the adventures of very good Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon. Now, along with his most modern novel, The misplaced Symbol, Brown has woven a fancy net of intrigue, faith, know-how, and nice old figures guiding the future of mankind.

within, you will discover the reality in the back of The misplaced Symbol's background and myths, such as:

* The power and impression of the enigmatic Freemasons all through history
* The founding fathers of the United States--and their attainable connections with mystery enterprises reminiscent of the Illuminati and the Templars
* The that means in the symbols of the good Seal of the U.S.
* The id of the Masonic "Great Architect of the Universe"
* And a lot more!
For armchair historians and committed fans-or those that need to know the place the road is drawn among truth and fiction-this is the final word consultant to the mysteries, symbolism, and ancient contexts of Dan Brown's exciting novel.

Includes eight pages of images and illustrations!

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