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Thriller instinct

Still perched atop bestseller lists, Dan Brown's `The Da Vinci Code' is riding a new wave of religious controversy to surprising success

By David Mehegan
Globe Staff / May 8, 2004

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Little more than a year since it began, the phenomenon of "The Da Vinci Code" shows no sign of abating. The theological thriller by New Hampshire's Dan Brown is still selling an astonishing 80,000 to 90,000 hard-cover copies per week. Last week, the book went into its 56th printing, bringing the number of copies in print to 7.35 million. (Full Article: 1732 Words)

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