Inferno - Dan Brown Essay

1235 Words Jul 5th, 2013 5 Pages
“Seek and ye shall find”

Publishing details: 14.05.2013
Transworld Publishers –London
First published in Great Britain in 2013 by Bantam Press – an imprint of Transworld Publishers.

Inferno (2013) is a breathless race-against-time thriller by America’s renowned author Dan Brown. Dan Brown was born in a family of three, brought up by a great mathematics teacher and a church organist, his parents in New Hampshire, USA. Brown was raised on a prep school campus where he developed a fascination for science and religion which paved way for the art of writing as these themes eventually formed the backdrop for his books. He is a graduate of Amherst College and Philips Exeter academy. Dan Brown is the of “The Da Vinci code,” one of
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At times, one might feel that Dan Brown brags too much and is kind of boring, drawn out and spending so much time focusing and giving information on the art, location, sculpture, building that it feels more like a tour guide than a thriller novel. This might eventually lead to deviating or minimising the reader’s interest to continue. Despite all the predictability, Brown’s art reigns over boredom. He somehow manages to keep the reader glued to the story.
Composed in simple, lucid English, this most compelling and thought provoking novel can be read and understood without turning and returning the pages after a single read. The compositional language is no doubt, slightly complex – to such an extent that a young college student with average English vocabulary will be able to comprehend the sense of the tale. Nevertheless, the message that is being sent to the readers is delivered in the best possible manner!
“The darkest places in hell are reserved for those who maintain their neutrality in times of moral crisis.”
Dan Brown’s Inferno, really does a little more than adding colour to the city of Florence and the history of Dante’s famous work. This is a book about the future of humanity and alarming existential risks due to exponential human population expansion. As Brown insists that he wants to alert his readers

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