A review by tiemzahra
Inferno, by Dan Brown

challenging dark informative mysterious tense medium-paced
  • Plot- or character-driven? Plot
  • Strong character development? No
  • Loveable characters? No
  • Diverse cast of characters? Yes
  • Flaws of characters a main focus? No


My second Dan Brown, and already I found a template of his story. 

This book was intriguing, too intense for my mild self. But towards in the middle, I simply couldn’t stop reading. Twists here and there,
Spoilercouldn’t appreciate what they did for the movie, that Sienna was the bad guy after all, because in the book, what Sienna believed is more complicated.
I love that for a fact, this book features ambiguity in morality. What’s right and wrong, you could never say which one’s which. 

I might wait for a while before starting another Dan Brown. His books were well-crafted, but sometimes books of the same author with similar template put me off (eg. Murakami). But you could appreciate the intricacies of his story, like I was reading nonfiction in a fiction, if that makes sense. This book features the poet Dante and I learned so much of his life history.

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