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The Da Vinci code : a novel
Brown, Dan
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Any book that can logically mention Mary Magdalene and Mickey Mouse as important plot developments deserves attention from librarians and listeners alike. Brown presents a literate, highly complex, and thoroughly fascinating novel dealing with shadowy aspects of the Catholic Church. Cryptology expert Robert Langdon is in Paris to attend a conference and to meet with an old colleague who happens to be the curator of the Louvre Museum. When the curator is found dead, the French police seek Robert for questioning, but a young female officer, the granddaughter of the curator, believes that sinister forces are behind her grandfather's death and enlists Robert's help in finding the real killer. What follows is a wonderfully plotted story that ranges from Paris and London to Scotland, with several sidetracks along the way. Reader Paul Michael is nothing short of amazing as he keeps a large cast of characters separate, speaks in totally believable accents, and manages to hold tight as the tale takes some complicated twists and turns. A thoroughly enjoyable mystery that will prove popular with patrons who enjoy a darn good game of cat and mouse.-Joseph L. Carlson, Allan Hancock Coll., Lompoc, CA(c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted. All rights reserved.

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