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The Lost Symbol

The character who calls himself Mala'kh in Dan Brown's The Lost Symbol actually has multiple identities. A second identity he takes on is that of Dr. Abaddon in which he poses as a psychiatrist who...

Latest answer posted May 14, 2015 7:28 am UTC

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The Lost Symbol

I think you're confusing Sato with Mal'ach. Inoue Sato was the Director of the CIA's Office of Security. She is a small, Japanese woman who lived in the Nisei internment camps as a child. Mal'ach...

Latest answer posted October 25, 2009 3:10 pm UTC

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The Lost Symbol

Are you referring to literature? If so, there are several ways to figure out symbolism. Does the same object seem to occur often in the work (such as the scarlet letter A in The Scarlet Letter.) If...

Latest answer posted February 4, 2010 5:31 am UTC

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The Lost Symbol

My impressions of the organization went through an evolution that the author may have intended to approximate enlightenment: the journey from intellectual darkness to the light of understanding. A...

Latest answer posted December 21, 2018 11:06 pm UTC

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The Lost Symbol

No, most certainly all aspects of The Lost Symbol are not realistic. But nor are they meant to be. This is a work of fiction with historical overtones. Based on what we have learned of Dan Brown’s...

Latest answer posted November 21, 2009 9:05 am UTC

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I would say that most of the novel's atmosphere is foreboding and tense. Those won't work for the entire novel, because the concluding chapters bring a return to normalcy and calmness when Peter...

Latest answer posted July 14, 2016 2:13 pm UTC

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