Inferno + El Codi Da Vinci (pack) [NOOK Book]

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INFERNO:
Al cor d'It?lia, el catedr?tic de simbologia de Harvard Robert Langdon es veu arrossegat a un m?n terror?fic al voltant d'una de les obres mestres de la literatura m?s imperibles i misterioses de la hist?ria: l'Infern de Dante.Amb aquest tel? de fons, Langdon s'enfronta a un adversari esgarrif?s i ha de bregar amb una enginyosa endevinalla en un escenari d'art cl?ssic, passadissos secrets i ci?ncia futurista. Recolzant-se en l'obscur poema ?pic de Dante, Langdon, en ...
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Inferno + El Codi Da Vinci (pack)

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INFERNO:
Al cor d'Itàlia, el catedràtic de simbologia de Harvard Robert Langdon es veu arrossegat a un món terrorífic al voltant d'una de les obres mestres de la literatura més imperibles i misterioses de la història: l'Infern de Dante.Amb aquest teló de fons, Langdon s'enfronta a un adversari esgarrifós i ha de bregar amb una enginyosa endevinalla en un escenari d'art clàssic, passadissos secrets i ciència futurista. Recolzant-se en l'obscur poema èpic de Dante, Langdon, en una cursa contra rellotge, cerca respostes i persones de confiança abans que el món canviï irrevocablement.
El Codi Da Vinci:
Robert Langdon, un professor de simbologia religiosa de la Universitat de Harvard que és de visita a París, rep una trucada inquietant a mitjanit a l'hotel. Algú li comunica que un vell curador del Louvre ha estat assassinat a dins del museu i que s'ha trobat una xifra misteriosa al costat del cadàver. Quan el professor Langdon, assistit per una brillant criptògrafa francesa, Sophie Neveu, intenta treure l'entrellat d'aquest misteri, descobreix amb estupor tota una sèrie de pistes amagades en les obres de Da Vinci, unes pistes ben visibles per a tothom però enginyosament amagades pel pintor.El misteri es complica quan Langdon descobreix que el vell curador del Louvre pertanyia a una societat secreta de la qual també havien format part Isaac Newton, Botticelli, Victor Hugo i el mateix Da Vinci. Langdon sospita que està resseguint les traces d'un secret de transcendència històrica, un secret enormement revelador i perillós a la vegada. Al llarg d'una persecució frenètica, Langdon i Neveu topen amb un poder sense rostre que s'anticipa als seus passos contínuament. Si no aconsegueixen desxifrar el trencaclosques del laberint en què s'han ficat, el secret de la societat de Sió s'esvairà per sempre.El codi Da Vinci trenca el motlle de la novel·la de suspens. Trepidant, intel·ligent, extraordinàriament ben documentada des de les primeres pàgines fins a la sorpresa final, El codi Da Vinci confirma Dan Brown com un narrador magistral.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9788497878838
  • Publisher: Grup 62
  • Publication date: 5/16/2013
  • Language: Catalan
  • Sold by: Grup 62
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author

Dan Brown
Dan Brown is the author of numerous thrillers, including The Da Vinci Code -- one of the biggest literary bestsellers of all time.

Biography

Novelist Dan Brown may not have invented the literary thriller, but his groundbreaking tour de force The Da Vinci Code -- with its irresistible mix of religion, history, art, and science -- is the gold standard for a flourishing genre.

Born in Exeter, New Hampshire in 1964, Brown attended Phillips Exeter Academy (where his father taught), and graduated from Amherst with a double major in Spanish and English. After college he supported himself through teaching and enjoyed moderate success as a musician and songwriter.

Brown credits Sidney Sheldon with jump-starting his literary career. Up until 1994, his reading tastes were focused sharply on the classics. Then, on vacation in Tahiti, he stumbled on a paperback copy of Sheldon's novel The Doomsday Conspiracy. By the time he finished the book, he had decided he could do as well. There and then, he determined to try his hand at writing. His first attempt was a pseudonymously written self-help book for women co-written with his future wife Blythe Newlon. Then, in 1998, he published his first novel, Digital Fortress -- followed in swift succession by Angels and Demons and Deception Point. None the three achieved commercial success.

Then, in 2003, Brown hit the jackpot with his fourth novel, a compulsively readable thriller about a Harvard symbologist named Robert Langdon who stumbles on an ancient conspiracy in the wake of a shocking murder in the Louvre. Combining elements from art, science, and religion, The Da Vinci Code became the biggest bestseller in publishing history, inspiring a big-budget movie adaptation and fueling interest in the author's back list. In 2009, Brown continued Robert Langdon's esoteric adventures with The Lost Symbol, a tale of intrigue that, like its predecessors, takes readers on a wild ride into the sinister mysteries of the past.

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  • Brown revealed the inspiration for his labyrinthine thriller during a writer's address in Concord, New Hampshire. "I was studying art history at the University of Seville (in Spain), and one morning our professor started class in a most unusual way. He showed us a slide of Da Vinci's famous painting "The Last Supper"... I had seen the painting many times, yet somehow I had never seen the strange anomalies that the professor began pointing out: a hand clutching a dagger, a disciple making a threatening gesture across the neck of another... and much to my surprise, a very obvious omission, the apparent absence on the table of the cup of Christ... The one physical object that in many ways defines that moment in history, Leonardo Da Vinci chose to omit." According to Brown, this reintroduction to an ancient masterpiece was merely "the tip of the ice burg." What followed was an in-depth explanation of clues apparent in Da Vinci's painting and his association with the Priory of Sion that set Brown on a path toward bringing The Da Vinci Code into existence.

  • If only all writers could enjoy this kind of success: in early 2004, all four of Brown's novels were on the New York Times Bestseller List in a single week!

    In our interview with Brown, he shared some of his writing rituals:

    "If I'm not at my desk by 4:00 a.m., I feel like I'm missing my most productive hours. In addition to starting early, I keep an antique hourglass on my desk and every hour break briefly to do push-ups, sit-ups, and some quick stretches. I find this helps keep the blood -- and ideas -- flowing.

    "I'm also a big fan of gravity boots. Hanging upside down seems to help me solve plot challenges by shifting my entire perspective."

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      1. Hometown:
        New England
      1. Date of Birth:
        June 22, 1964
      2. Place of Birth:
        Exeter, New Hampshire
      1. Education:
        Phillips Exeter Academy 1982; B.A., Amherst College, 1986; University of Seville, Spain
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