En sus novelas más exitosas El código Da Vinci, Ángeles y Demonios, y El símbolo perdido Dan Brown incorporó con maestría historia, arte, códigos y símbolos. En su apasionante nuevo thriller, Brown vuelve a su elemento y construye su más arriesgada novela hasta la fecha.
En el corazón de Italia, el profesor de simbología Robert Langdon es arrastrado a un perturbador mundo centrado en uno de las más misteriosas obras de la literatura… el Infierno de Dante.
Allí, Langdon luchará contra un terrorífico adversario y un ingenioso enigma que lo atrapará en un mundo de arte, pasillos secretos y ciencia futurística. Usando el sombrío poema de Dante como referencia, Langdon deberá encontrar respuestas y decidir en quién puede confiar y en quien no… antes que el mundo se vea alterado irrevocablemente.
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In the heart of Italy, Harvard professor of symbology Robert Langdon battles a chilling adversary and grapples with an ingenious riddle centered on one of history's most enduring and mysterious literary masterpieces, Dante's "Inferno".
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The darkest places in hell are reserved for those who maintain their neutrality in times of moral crisis.
“Consider this. It took the earth’s population thousands of years — from the early dawn of man all the way to the early 1800s—to reach one billion people. Then, astoundingly, it took only about a hundred years to double the population to two billion in the 1920s. After that, it took a mere fifty
years for the population to double
again to four billion in the 1970s. As
you can imagine, we’re well on track
to reach eight billion very soon. Just
today, the human race added
another quarter-million people to
planet Earth. A quarter million. And
this happens every day—rain or
shine. Currently, every year, we’re
adding the equivalent of the entire
country of Germany.”
“He once described himself as being trapped on a ship where the passengers double in number every hour, while he is desperately trying to build a lifeboat before the ship sinks under its own weight.” She paused. “He
advocated throwing half the people
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Renowned Harvard professor Robert Langdon is once again put into a web of another art conspiracy scheme, this time done by a mysterious virologist who wants to hide his plot to destroy the world in Dante's The Divine Comedy.
Internationally renowned and hunky Harvard professor of symbology Robert Langdon is once again at the center of an art-related plot, this time by a narcissistic virologist who has hidden his plan to destroy humanity in the seminal work of Dante.
Oh, stop, you know you want to read this. Unfortunately, like most of Brown's other books, this is quite short on plot and heavy on running. One thing I noticed is Brown paces his books like really long TV shows: each chapter is a short scene which ends with a little cliff-hanger. Would only recommend this to people who *really* like Brown's books.
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