I'll be the first one to admit it, The DaVinci Code isn't exactly an easy fit on a site that promises to talk about "the best cultural media" out there. But Dan Brown's 2003 mystery novel has sold north of 80 million copies and now finds itself translated into 44 languages. And the Louvre figures centrally in the book's plot. That gives it some cultural cred, no? Okay, maybe not! Anyway, to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the book's publication, Doubleday has decided to give away copies of the bestseller through March 24, making the book available as a free download on multiple ebook platforms: Amazon, Apple iBookstore, Barnes & Noble, Google, Sony Reader, and Kobo. According to Galleycat, the download will include "the prologue and first chapter of Inferno, Brown’s upcoming novel."
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