THE DA VINCI CODE. Dan Brown.

THE DA VINCI CODE.

(Detective Fiction).
  • New York: Doubleday, (2003).
  • 8vo.
  • cloth, dust jacket
  • x, 454 pages

Price: $50.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 105311

First edition. The novel has helped perpetuate popular interest in speculation concerning the Holy Grail legend and the role of Mary Magdalene in the history of Christianity. According to the premise of the novel, the Vatican knows it is living a lie, but continues to do so to keep itself in power. It is a worldwide bestseller with more than 60.5 million copies in print and has been translated into 44 languages. It is thought to be the eleventh best-selling book of all time. Combining the detective, thriller and conspiracy fiction genres, the book is the second book by Dan Brown to include the character Robert Langdon, the first being Brown's 2000 novel, Angels and Demons. May 2006 was the theatrical release of the book featuring Tom Hanks as Langdon.
-With "scotoma" misspelled as "skitoma" on page 243
-Original price of $24.95 on flap and on back of dj.
-Full-size original trade publication
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Jacket shows minor wear with glue residue at bottom of spine where label was removed. Name in ink on front pastedown.