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It takes guts to write a singular that mixes an ancient secret brotherhood, the Swiss Conseil Européen pour la Recherche Nucléaire, a papal conclave, mysterious ambigrams, a plot against the Vatican, a mad scientist in a wheelchair, particles of antimatter, jets that can travel 15,000 miles in step with hour, crafty assassins, a gorgeous Italian physicist, and a Harvard professor of religious iconology. It takes skill to make that novel anything but ridiculous. Kudos to Dan Brown (virtual castle) for achieving the with reference to unimaginable. Angels cff0four78 Demons is a no-hvintages-barred, pull-out-all-the-stops, breathmuch less tangle of a mystery--suppose Katherine Nevillecff0four78#39;s The 8 (but cleverer) or Umberto Ecocff0four78#39;s Foucaultcff0four78#39;s Pendulum (but additional obtainable).

Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon is stunned to go looking out evidence that the legendary secret society, the Illuminati--dedicated given that time of Galileo to promoting the pursuits of generation and condemning the blind religion of Catholicism--is alive, neatly, and murderously vigorous. good physicist Leonardo Vetra has been murdered, his eyes plucked out, and the societycff0four78#39;s ancient symbol branded upon his chest. His ultimate discovery, antimatter, but tough and dangerous power provide identified to guy, has disappeared--very best to be hidden somewhere beneath Vatican city at the eve of the election of a brand new pope. Langdon and Vittoria, Vetracff0four78#39;s daughter and colleague, embark on a frantic hunt in the course of the streets, church buildings, and catacombs of Rome, following a four hundred-yr-vintage path to the lair of the Illuminati, to prevent the incineration of civilization.

Brown turns out as so much juggler as creator--there are rather so much and quite a few balls within the air on this novel, but Brown guyages to hurl the learner headperiody into a virtually surreal suspension of disbelief. even as the learner could most likely want for somewhat bit additional sardonic humor from Langdon, and rather less bombastic philosophizing at the permanent fight amongst religion and generation, these are much less fatal flaws than niggling annoyances--learners should have no bother skimming in advance them and immersing themselves in a heck of a just right learn. "thoughts sweet" it may be, but my! Itcff0four78#39;s tasty. --Kelly Flynn


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Angels & Demons

Angels & Demons
Dan Brown

Juli 1st, 2001








Literature & Fiction

Rating: 3.8 / 5.0 (2,469 votes)

Released: 2001-07-01

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Angels & Demons by Dan Brown

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An ancient secret brotherhood.
A devastating new weapon of destruction.
An unsupposeready goal.

international-widespread Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon is summoned to a Swiss research facility to investigate a cryptic symbol seared into the chest of a murdered physicist. What he discovers isn't imaginable: a perilous vendetta against the Catholic Church through a centuries-vintage underground group -- the Illuminati. determined to avoid wasting the Vatican from an impressive time bomb, Langdon joins forces in Rome with the pretty and mysterious scientist Vittoria Vetra. in combination they embark on a frantic hunt through sealed crypts, bad catacombs, deserted cathedrals, and but secretive vault in the world...the periody-forgotten Illuminati lair.

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