Chapter abstracts are short descriptions of events that occur in each chapter. They highlight major plot events and detail the important relationships and characteristics of characters and objects. The Chapter Abstracts can be used to review what the students have read, or to prepare the students for what they will read. Hand the abstracts out in class as a study guide, or use them as a "key" for a class discussion. They are relatively brief, but can serve to be an excellent refresher of the text for either a student or teacher.
Prologue, Chapters 1, 2 Abstract
* The curator of the Louvre Museum in Paris, Jacques Sauniere, pulls a Caravaggio painting off the wall, which sets off the alarm and initiates a thief containment system
* Jacques is now separated from an attacker by a gate of iron bars.
* The albino attacker draws his gun and demands to know the...
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