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An ancient secret brotherhood.

A devastating new weapon of destruction.

An unthinkable target.

When world-renowned Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon is summoned to a Swiss research facility to analyze a mysterious symbol — seared into the chest of a murdered physicist — he discovers evidence of the unimaginable: the resurgence of an ancient secret brotherhood known as the Illuminati...the most powerful underground organization ever to walk the earth. The Illuminati has now surfaced to carry out the final phase of its legendary vendetta against its most hated enemy — the Catholic Church.

Langdon's worst fears are confirmed on the eve of the Vatican's holy conclave, when a messenger of the Illuminati announces they have hidden an unstoppable time bomb at the very heart of Vatican City. With the countdown under way, Langdon jets to Rome to join forces with Vittoria Vetra, a beautiful and mysterious Italian scientist, to assist the Vatican in a desperate bid for survival.

Embarking on a frantic hunt through sealed crypts, dangerous catacombs, deserted cathedrals, and even the most secretive vault on earth, Langdon and Vetra follow a 400-year-old trail of ancient symbols that snakes across Rome toward the long-forgotten Illuminati lair...a clandestine location that contains the only hope for Vatican salvation.

An explosive international thriller, Angels & Demons careens from enlightening epiphanies to dark truths as the battle between science and religion turns to war.

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The #1 blockbuster bestseller is being re-released to coincide with the majormotion picture starring Tom Hanks and directed by Ron Howard.

Synopsis:

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Da Vinci Code comes the first breathless adventure featuring world-renowned symbologist Robert Langdon.

In Angels and Demons, Langdon is summoned on his first assignment: to a Swiss research facility to analyze a cryptic symbol seared into the chest of a murdered physicist. What he discovers is unimaginable: a deadly vendetta against the Catholic Church by a centuries-old underground organization—the Illuminati. Desperate to save the Vatican from a powerful time bomb, Langdon joins forces in Rome with the beautiful and mysterious scientist Vittoria Vetra. Together they embark on a frantic hunt through sealed crypts, dangerous catacombs, deserted cathedrals, and the most secretive vault on earth…the long-forgotten Illuminati lair.

An explosive international thriller, full of relentless adventure, scholarly intrigue, and cutting wit, Angels and Demons careens from enlightening epiphanies to dark truths as the battle between science and religion turns to war.

Synopsis:

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Da Vinci Code comes the book that started it all—the first explosive adventure for world-renowned symbologist Robert Langdon.

World-renowned Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon is summoned to a Swiss research facility to analyze a cryptic symbol seared into the chest of a murdered physicist. What he discovers is unimaginable: a deadly vendetta against the Catholic Church by a centuries-old underground organization—the Illuminati. Desperate to save the Vatican from a powerful time bomb, Langdon joins forces in Rome with the beautiful and mysterious scientist Vittoria Vetra. Together they embark on a frantic hunt through sealed crypts, dangerous catacombs, deserted cathedrals, and the most secretive vault on earth...the long-forgotten Illuminati lair.

Angels & Demons is a major motion picture from Sony Pictures—starring Tom Hanks, Ewan McGregor, and Ayelet Zurer, and directed by Ron Howard.

About the Author

Richard Poe, a professional actor for over 30 years, has appeared in numerous Broadway shows, including 1776 and M. Butterfly. On television, he has had recurring roles on Star Trek and Frasier. His films include Born on the Fourth of July and Presumed Innocent. He is a well-known and prolific audio book performer, having narrated over 50 books.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780743580465
Author:
Brown, Dan
Publisher:
Simon & Schuster Audio
Read by:
Poe, Richard
Read:
Poe, Richard
Author:
Poe, Richard
Subject:
Thrillers
Subject:
Espionage/Intrigue
Subject:
Popular Fiction-Contemporary Thrillers
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Unabridged
Abridged:
Y
Publication Date:
20090331
Binding:
COMPACT DISC
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Dimensions:
6.20x5.18x1.70 in. .89 lbs.
Media Run Time:
110

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"Synopsis" by , The #1 blockbuster bestseller is being re-released to coincide with the majormotion picture starring Tom Hanks and directed by Ron Howard.
"Synopsis" by , From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Da Vinci Code comes the first breathless adventure featuring world-renowned symbologist Robert Langdon.

In Angels and Demons, Langdon is summoned on his first assignment: to a Swiss research facility to analyze a cryptic symbol seared into the chest of a murdered physicist. What he discovers is unimaginable: a deadly vendetta against the Catholic Church by a centuries-old underground organization—the Illuminati. Desperate to save the Vatican from a powerful time bomb, Langdon joins forces in Rome with the beautiful and mysterious scientist Vittoria Vetra. Together they embark on a frantic hunt through sealed crypts, dangerous catacombs, deserted cathedrals, and the most secretive vault on earth…the long-forgotten Illuminati lair.

An explosive international thriller, full of relentless adventure, scholarly intrigue, and cutting wit, Angels and Demons careens from enlightening epiphanies to dark truths as the battle between science and religion turns to war.

"Synopsis" by ,

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Da Vinci Code comes the book that started it all—the first explosive adventure for world-renowned symbologist Robert Langdon.

World-renowned Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon is summoned to a Swiss research facility to analyze a cryptic symbol seared into the chest of a murdered physicist. What he discovers is unimaginable: a deadly vendetta against the Catholic Church by a centuries-old underground organization—the Illuminati. Desperate to save the Vatican from a powerful time bomb, Langdon joins forces in Rome with the beautiful and mysterious scientist Vittoria Vetra. Together they embark on a frantic hunt through sealed crypts, dangerous catacombs, deserted cathedrals, and the most secretive vault on earth...the long-forgotten Illuminati lair.

Angels & Demons is a major motion picture from Sony Pictures—starring Tom Hanks, Ewan McGregor, and Ayelet Zurer, and directed by Ron Howard.

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