The Lost Symbol Audiobook | Dan Brown | Audible.com
We are currently making improvements to the Audible site. In an effort to enhance the accessibility experience for our customers, we have created a page to more easily navigate the new experience, available at the web address www.audible.com/access.
The Lost Symbol | [Dan Brown]

The Lost Symbol

Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon is summoned to deliver an evening lecture in the U.S. Capitol. Within minutes of his arrival, the night takes a bizarre turn. A disturbing object is discovered in the Capitol Building. The object is an ancient invitation, meant to usher its recipient into a long-lost world of hidden esoteric wisdom. And when Langdon's mentor is kidnapped, Langdon's only hope of saving him is to accept this invitation and follow wherever it leads him.
Regular Price:$39.93
  • Membership Details:
    • First book free with 30-day trial
    • $14.95/month thereafter for your choice of 1 new book each month
    • Cancel easily anytime
    • Exchange books you don't like
    • All selected books are yours to keep, even if you cancel
  • - or -

Your Likes make Audible better!

'Likes' are shared on Facebook and Audible.com. We use your 'likes' to improve Audible.com for all our listeners.

You can turn off Audible.com sharing from your Account Details page.

OK

Publisher's Summary

The Lost Symbol, the stunning follow-up to The Da Vinci Code, is a masterstroke of storytelling - a deadly race through a real-world labyrinth of codes and unseen truths...all under the watchful eye of a terrifying villain. Set within the unseen tunnels and temples of Washington, D.C., The Lost Symbol accelerates through a startling landscape toward an unthinkable finale.

Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon is summoned to deliver an evening lecture in the U.S. Capitol. Within minutes of his arrival, the night takes a bizarre turn. A disturbing object - artfully encoded with five ancient symbols - is discovered in the Capitol Building. The object is an ancient invitation, meant to usher its recipient into a long-lost world of hidden esoteric wisdom. And when Langdon's mentor Peter Solomon - prominent Mason and philanthropist - is kidnapped, Langdon's only hope of saving Peter is to accept this invitation and follow wherever it leads him. Langdon finds himself plunged into a clandestine world of Masonic secrets, hidden history, and never-before-seen locations...all of which seem to be dragging him toward a single, inconceivable truth.

The Lost Symbol is exactly what Dan Brown's fans have been waiting for...his most thrilling novel yet.

©2009 Dan Brown; (P)2009 Random House Audio

What the Critics Say

"[I]mpossible to put down....Mr. Brown was writing sensational visual scenarios long before his books became movie material. This time he again enlivens his story with amazing imagery....Thanks to him, picture postcards of the capital's most famous monuments will never be the same....In the end it is Mr. Brown's sweet optimism, even more than Langdon's sleuthing and explicating, that may amaze his readers most." (The New York Times)
"Thrilling, entertaining....Robert Langdon goes for another roller-coaster ride - this time in a hunt for a Masonic treasure in Washington, D.C." (Los Angeles Times)

What Members Say

Average Customer Rating

3.8 (8510 )
5 star
 (2710)
4 star
 (2784)
3 star
 (1902)
2 star
 (693)
1 star
 (421)
Overall
4.0 (2829 )
5 star
 (1183)
4 star
 (837)
3 star
 (529)
2 star
 (187)
1 star
 (93)
Story
4.3 (2763 )
5 star
 (1336)
4 star
 (964)
3 star
 (355)
2 star
 (71)
1 star
 (37)
Performance
Sort by:
  •  
    Patrick Mays Landing, NJ, USA 03-17-10
    Patrick Mays Landing, NJ, USA 03-17-10
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    8
    1
    Overall
    "Formulaic"

    I enjoy the way Brown delves into real science and history. This part of the book was very interesting. The storyline, however, was weak. After reading some of Browns other works, the patterns and formula of his writing make his plot twists too pradictable; I was not suprised once. Overall, I was entertained; the reader was excellent, and the Noetics and Mason information was really interesting.

    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Heather Chicago, IL, USA 02-01-10
    Heather Chicago, IL, USA 02-01-10
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    4
    1
    Overall
    "Buy now"

    Outstanding.

    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Amherst Mom United States 12-30-09
    Amherst Mom United States 12-30-09 Member Since 2006
    HELPFUL VOTES
    3
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    24
    4
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    0
    0
    Overall
    "Wow, what a disappointment"

    I enjoyed Angels and Demons and the Da Vinci Code but this one was just so stupid. I think the series is done. How many times can Robert Langdon get wrapped up in such elaborate and far fetched schemes? I saw each and every twist from a mile away and considering Robert Langdon's brilliance he certainly didn't see them coming. He falls for the most ridiculous cons over and over again in this book. If you enjoy rolling your eyes A LOT then go ahead and give this a listen. It was so bad that I had to turn it off with 20 minutes left. I just couldn't sacrifice another minute of my time to this ridiculous book.

    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Alfredo Dallas, TX, United States 12-17-09
    Alfredo Dallas, TX, United States 12-17-09 Member Since 2005
    HELPFUL VOTES
    1
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    57
    3
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    0
    0
    Overall
    "Alfredo"

    Pure entertainment. Dan Brown keeps you glued to the book cover to cover. For a change the way this book ends is better than his previous books.

    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Brad rolling hills estates, CA, United States 11-25-09
    Brad rolling hills estates, CA, United States 11-25-09 Member Since 2005
    HELPFUL VOTES
    44
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    24
    15
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    3
    0
    Overall
    "Brad"

    I don't know what all the negativity is about this book. It is as good as anything else he has written. Action adventure and a great deal of historical information. The narrator is one of my favorites and he did not disappoint this time.

    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
  •  
    11-07-09
    11-07-09 Listener Since 2009
    HELPFUL VOTES
    30
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    19
    15
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    1
    0
    Overall
    "Tremendous read"

    10 times better than DaVinci code. Far deeper; Dan Brown has raised the bar. Thrillers don't get any better than this.

    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Lailoni Burnsville, MN, USA 10-27-09
    Lailoni Burnsville, MN, USA 10-27-09
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    18
    2
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "How does one person think up this stuff?"

    Slow to start, but don't put it down. Then end is not what I knew it to be. Nice Dan Brown, nice. Thanks once again for the entertainment!!!

    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Jamie Fisher Florida 10-21-09
    Jamie Fisher Florida 10-21-09 Member Since 2009

    Jamie F.

    ratings
    REVIEWS
    4
    1
    Overall
    "Gripping!"

    I loved it! I'm not "literary genius"--I just like suspense & this was great! I never read The DaVinci Code but after this book I'm sure going to!

    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Robert J Collins Boise, Idaho, USA, Earth 10-19-09
    Robert J Collins Boise, Idaho, USA, Earth 10-19-09 Member Since 2005

    Robert J Collins, Netlogic Corporation

    HELPFUL VOTES
    3
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    124
    6
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    0
    0
    Overall
    "A Very Good Book with a Greatly Needed Message!"

    This is my first Dan Brown book I have lessened to and I found it wonderful. I was captivated, drawn to investigate items further, and impressed by the spiritual nature of the book and the message it delivered in a very positive and entertaining way. I highly recommend it to anyone!

    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Clark Allen, TX, United States 10-09-09
    Clark Allen, TX, United States 10-09-09 Member Since 2004
    HELPFUL VOTES
    0
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    186
    4
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    1
    0
    Overall
    "Milk for children, meat for men."

    Dan Brown is an author that doesn't shy away from controversy. I can imagine the message could be offensive to some "sheep" that flock to simple interpretations (milk for children) of scriptures. However, I really enjoyed it and thought both the plot and the message were very appropriate for our time. I also enjoyed the depth of information and history surrounding the subject matter. It brings light to subjects and ideas that need illumination. Can't wait for the movie.

    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Showing: 521-530 of 536 results PREVIOUS1525354NEXT

    There are no listener reviews for this title yet.

Report Inappropriate Content

If you find this review inappropriate and think it should be removed from our site, let us know. This report will be reviewed by Audible and we will take appropriate action.

CANCEL

Thank You

Your report has been received. It will be reviewed by Audible and we will take appropriate action.