It was simply impossible to escape the hype around The Da Vinci Code. It made Dan Brown the world’s biggest thriller writer, and after over 60 million copies sold, fans were salivating for another page-turner featuring the brilliant Professor Robert Langdon. On 15 September 2009 the anticipation was over. On the first day The Lost Symbol sold 1 million copies, making it the fastest selling book written for adults in history.
Brown has a gift for writing fast-paced, surprising fiction to fit a well-edited action movie. Almost impossible to put down, his books combine often controversial science with a gripping plot. But after what was considered the biggest revelation of our time, what does Brown have left to write about?