By Dan Brown
In his overseas blockbusters The Da Vinci Code, Angels & Demons, and The misplaced Symbol, Dan Brown masterfully fused historical past, paintings, codes, and logos. during this riveting new mystery, Brown returns to his aspect and has crafted his highest-stakes novel to date.
In the center of Italy, Harvard professor of symbology, Robert Langdon, is drawn right into a harrowing global founded on one in every of history’s so much enduring and mysterious literary masterpieces . . . Dante’s Inferno.
Against this backdrop, Langdon battles a chilling adversary and grapples with an inventive riddle that attracts him right into a panorama of vintage paintings, mystery passageways, and futuristic technological know-how. Drawing from Dante’s darkish epic poem, Langdon races to discover solutions and choose whom to belief . . . ahead of the area is irrevocably altered.
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I got it! Blackmail! You swine! Blackmail! ” I felt myself getting excited. It felt pretty good. “It’s not blackmail, sucker. I am only asking you for a loan of ten grand. ” “A loan? ” I stood up behind my desk. “You god-damned snail! You think I am going to hold still for this? ” I moved around the desk toward him. ” The door opened and in strolled my old friend, Brewster. “Hi, Mr. ” he said in a high pitched voice. But it didn’t make him any smaller. He was the biggest son of a bitch I had ever seen.
Sometimes…” Celine’s drink arrived. He poured it right down. ” “He looked like me,” I told him. ” Then she walked in. Lady Death. She was dressed to kill.
The fly was still crawling along the desk. I rolled up the Racing Form, took a swat at it and missed. It wasn’t my day. My week. My month. My year. My life. God damn it. I sat back in my chair. Born to die. Born to live like a harried chipmunk. Where were the chorus girls? Why did I feel like I was attending my own funeral? The door swung open. And there stood Celine. ” “I know the song,” he said. ” “Depends,” said Celine. ” He reached into my cigar box, took one out, unpeeled it, bit off the end, took out a lighter, lit up, inhaled, then exhaled a gorgeous plume of smoke.
Inferno (Robert Langdon) by Dan Brown