Origin: A Novel

· Robert Langdon Series Book 5 · Sold by Anchor
1.54K reviews

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#1 WORLDWIDE BESTSELLER • "Dr. Langdon is once again wrapped up in a global-scale event that could have massive ramifications on the world’s religions. As he does in all his novels, Brown[‘s] extensive research on art, architecture, and history informs every page." —Entertainment Weekly

Robert Langdon, Harvard professor of symbology, arrives at the ultramodern Guggenheim Museum Bilbao to attend the unveiling of a discovery that “will change the face of science forever.” The evening’s host is Edmond Kirsch, a forty-year-old billionaire and futurist, and one of Langdon’s first students.

But the meticulously orchestrated evening suddenly erupts into chaos, and Kirsch’s precious discovery teeters on the brink of being lost forever. Facing an imminent threat, Langdon is forced to flee. With him is Ambra Vidal, the elegant museum director who worked with Kirsch. They travel 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 an enemy whose all-knowing power seems to emanate from Spain’s Royal Palace. They uncover clues that ultimately bring them face-to-face with Kirsch’s shocking discovery…and the breathtaking truth that has long eluded us.

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1.54K reviews
Minh Phạm
November 19, 2017
I've read all Dan Brown's books before and this still quite a good one. But sorry I feel less attractive. Too much silly details that no one wants to know, especially when Langdon enters the password. He tried to make his book as long as possible but it just drives me nut. The adventure is not interested like others. Everything happened too fast and didn't have many obscures. They just go there and find the password and leave and enter it and boom. A step backward of Dan Brown.
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Chaitanya Baranwal
November 5, 2017
A thrilling novel, Origin leaves us with some important questions about life and religion. Being an agnostic myself, I could connect to the book. The reason I don't give it five stars is because it goes like the typical Robert Langdon novel, and I could anticipate some of the twists and turns which would have greatly added to my thrill otherwise.
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Leandro Vinicius Aveiro
June 26, 2018
As usual, packed with suspense and infomation about real places and people. It will definitely keep you reading, but at this point, Robert Langon trying to decipher some codes with some woman and bad guys chasing after them, is getting repetitive! Also, it became obvious to me at least through the book who was the master mind behind all that was happening.
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DAN BROWN is the author of numerous #1 international bestsellers, including The Da Vinci Code, Inferno, The Lost Symbol, Angels & Demons, Deception Point, and Digital Fortress.

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