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Jun 04, 2013
| ISBN 9780698135581
Jun 04, 2013 | ISBN 9780698135581
A terrific companion to the new Dan Brown movie, Inferno! Take an extraordinary journey into the signs and symbols behind Dan Brown’s latest Robert Langdon thriller.Just in time for the blockbuster movie, this short guide introduces readers to Dante Alighieri’s fourteenth-century epic poem Inferno and explores how Brown uses Dante’s imagery and symbols in his fast-paced novel. The Infernos of Dante and Dan Brown: A Visitor’s Guide to Hell answers the questions and illuminates the facts behind Brown’s historical puzzles, cryptic clues, and plot twists. It allows every reader to immerse himself more deeply into Robert Langdon’s world. Author Gary Jansen is an independent scholar of Dante’s work and a critically acclaimed writer on modern religion. In addition to providing an inside perspective on how Dan Brown uses the uncanny and remarkable themes of Dante, Jansen presents a reliable and engaging overview of the Middle Ages poet and his work. The Infernos of Dante and Dan Brown is an all-around resource into the religious themes, historical secrets, and beguiling imagery behind this breathtaking new thriller.
Gary Jansen is the director of Image Books and an executive editor at Penguin Random House where he has edited and published books by New York Times bestselling authors Pope Benedict XVI, Pope Francis, Deepak Chopra, Michael Singer, Robert Barron,… More about Gary Jansen
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