Da Vinci Code Sequel, The Lost Symbol, Arrives September 15th

Posted on April 20, 2009

Photo of Dan Brown At last! Doubleday has finally announced that the sequel to The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown will be published on September 15, 2009. The new book is entitled The Lost Symbol. The Da Vinci Code was the bestselling hardcover adult novel of all time, with 81 million copies in print worldwide.

The Lost Symbol will have a monster first printing of 5 million copies, and it will once again feature symbologist Robert Langdon, who was played by Tom Hanks in the film version of The Da Vinci Code. The announcement was made today by Sonny Mehta, Chairman and Editor in Chief of the Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

Dan's editor, Jason Kaufman who is the Vice President and Executive Editor at Doubleday says in the announcement, "Nothing ever is as it first appears in a Dan Brown novel. This book's narrative takes place in a twelve-hour period, and from the first page, Dan's readers will feel the thrill of discovery as they follow Robert Langdon through a masterful and unexpected new landscape. The Lost Symbol is full of surprises."

Dan had this to say about the book, which fans have been waiting on for years: "This novel has been a strange and wonderful journey. "Weaving five years of research into the story's twelve-hour timeframe was an exhilarating challenge. Robert Langdon's life clearly moves a lot faster than mine."

We can't wait to read it.