'A breathless, real-time adventure' San Francisco Chronicle A famous scientist is found dead, a strange symbol burned brutally into his skin. Many miles away in Rome, the world's cardinals assemble to elect a new Pope. Somewhere in the Vatican, a bomb of vast power begins its countdown. Working out the puzzle against the clock, can Robert Langdon stop it detonating?
An ancient secret brotherhood A devastating new weapon An unthinkable target CERN Institute, Switzerland: a world-renowned scientist is found brutally murdered with a mysterious symbol seared onto his chest.
Author: Dan Brown
Publisher: Random House
Category: American fiction