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the study or the use of symbols and symbolism

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When one eager fan asked if Brown plans to bring Langdon to India, Brown joked: " Robert Langdon is very much around, but he's pretty much confused right now," adding that he would need a much deeper understanding of Indian mythology and symbols to get the symbologist to India.
It will be the fourth novel in the crime series following Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon, the BBC reported.
In this rip-roaringly paranoid, critical fantasia by way of The Da Vinci Code, we follow not Robert Langdon but one Quentin Meillassoux--a youngish and meteorically successful student of Alain Badiou's and professor at L'Ecole Nornaale Superieure in Paris--as he pursues the book's subeponymous English professor and symbologist at the close of the nineteenth century, tracking the poet Stephane Mallarme through his famous 1897 ode to chance and the arbitrariness of the linguistic sign, Un Coup de des jarnais n'abolira le hasard (A Throw of the Dice Will Never Abolish Chance).
Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon works to solve a murder and prevent a terrorist act against the Vatican.
The London Times reported recently that Dan Brown's four stories of symbologist Robert Langdon's adventures in history hold respectively first, second, third, and fourth places in the sale of adult paperbacks in the United Kingdom (London Times online, 6 September 2009).
But the newer film, which stars Tom Hanks as the Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon, is just as overly complicated - filled with Brown's secret societies and conspiracies.
Like The Da Vinci Code, The Lost Symbol features Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon, and had a UK first print run of one million.
It is the third book to involve the character of Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon after Angels & Demons in 2000 and The Da Vinci Code.
The Lost Symbol, which is expected to reach the top of the UK bestseller lists, features the symbologist Robert Langdon who was the main character in two of Brown's previous novels, The Da Vinci Code and Angels and Demons.
The book is the sequel to the controversial novel The Da Vinci Code that was released in 2003, and will feature the fictional Harvard University symbologist Dr Robert Langdon.
Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon must join forces with scientist Vittoria Vetra in a frantic race to save the Vatican from a powerful bomb which threatens to destroy it and the cardinals who have gathered within the Sistine Chapel to elect the next Pope.
To help them thwart the Illuminati plot, the Vatican police decide to approach Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon, a character played by Tom Hanks.
Hanks is likable and credible reprising his role as irreverent, code-cracking Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon.
As fans of the novel will be aware, this is a prequel to the Da Vinci Code, with Tom Hanks again playing symbologist Robert Langdon.
The altered chronology matters little, since Hanks is the sole returning member of the cast, as the urbane symbologist whose encyclopaedic knowledge of secret brotherhoods proves invaluable in saving the holy city from destruction.