The # 1 New York Times Bestseller from the author of The Da Vinci Code
Bilbao, Spain. Robert Langdon, Harvard professor of symbology and spiritual iconology, comes to the ultramodern Guggenheim Museum Bilbao to attend a significant installment– the unveiling of a discovery that “will change the face of science permanently.” The evening’s host is Edmond Kirsch, a forty-year-old billionaire and futurist whose amazing modern innovations and adventurous forecasts have actually made him a renowned worldwide figure. Kirsch, who was among Langdon’s first trainees at Harvard 2 years earlier, will expose an astonishing advancement … one that will answer 2 of the fundamental questions of human existence.
As the event starts, Langdon and numerous hundred visitors find themselves captivated by an absolutely initial presentation, which Langdon understands will be much more questionable than he ever pictured. However the meticulously managed night unexpectedly emerges into mayhem, and Kirsch’s valuable discovery teeters on the verge of being lost forever.
Reeling and dealing with an impending danger, Langdon is required into a desperate quote to get away Bilbao. With him is Ambra Vidal, the classy museum director who dealt with Kirsch to stage the intriguing occasion. Together they get away to Barcelona on a dangerous quest to locate a cryptic password that will unlock Kirsch’s trick.
Browsing the dark passages of hidden history and extreme religion, Langdon and Vidal need to evade a tormented opponent whose all-knowing power seems to originate from Spain’s Royal Palace itself … and who will stop at absolutely nothing to silence Edmond Kirsch. On a path marked by modern-day art and enigmatic symbols, Langdon and Vidal reveal hints that eventually bring them face-to-face with Kirsch’s shocking discovery … and the awesome fact that has long eluded us.
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