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Deception Point

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When a new NASA satellite detects evidence of an astonishingly rare object buried deep in the Arctic ice, the floundering space agency proclaims a much-needed victory...a victory that has profound implications for U.S. space policy and the impending presidential election. With the Oval Office in the balance, the President dispatches White House Intelligence analyst Rachel Sexton to the Arctic to verify the authenticity of the find. Accompanied by a team of experts, including the charismatic academic Michael Tolland, Rachel uncovers the unthinkable - evidence of scientific trickery - a bold deception that threatens to plunge the world into controversy... Origin, the spellbinding new Robert Langdon thriller from Dan Brown, is out on 3rd October 2017show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 592 pages
  • 127 x 198 x 37mm | 399g
  • Transworld Publishers Ltd
  • Corgi Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0552159727
  • 9780552159722
  • 44,848

About Dan Brown

Dan Brown is the bestselling author of Digital Fortress, Deception Point, Angels and Demons, The Da Vinci Code, The Lost Symbol and most recently, Inferno. Three of his Robert Langdon novels have been adapted for the screen by Ron Howard, starring Tom Hanks. They have all been international blockbusters. His new Robert Langdon novel, Origin will be out in Autumn 2017. Dan Brown is a graduate of Amherst College and Phillips Exeter Academy, where he has taught English and Creative Writing. He lives in New England.show more

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"A case study in suspense. Unputdownable" * Washington Post * "Intrigue and menace mingle in one of the finest mysteries I've ever read. An amazing tale with enigma piled on secrets stacked on riddles" -- Clive Cussler "A case study in suspense. Unputdownable" * The Washington Post * "Dan Brown has built a world that is rich in fascinating detail, and I could not get enough of it. Mr Brown, I am your fan" -- Robert Crais "Fascinating and absorbing - perfect for anyone who appreciates a great, riveting read...Dan Brown is my new must-read" -- Harlan Cobenshow more

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"Intrigue and menace mingle in one of the finest mysteries I've ever read. An amazing tale with enigma piled on secrets stacked on riddles"show more

Back cover copy

National Reconnaissance Office, Washington: Intelligence analyst, Rachel Sexton, is summoned by the President of the United States to verify a discovery which NASA claims will change the future of the planet itself. Milne Ice Shelf, Arctic Circle: teams work feverishly to unearth an astonishingly rare object buried deep in the ice. But, accompanied by charismatic academic Michael Tolland, Rachel soon uncovers the unthinkable: evidence of scientific trickery. They soon find out this is not a discovery that anyone wants to hear. Fleeing for their lives in an environment as desolate as it is lethal, their only hope for survival is to find out who is behind this masterful ploy. And the truth, they will learn, is the most shocking deception of all...show more

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