A review by meganpbennett
Inferno, by Dan Brown

adventurous emotional tense fast-paced
  • Plot- or character-driven? Plot
  • Strong character development? It's complicated
  • Loveable characters? It's complicated
  • Diverse cast of characters? It's complicated
  • Flaws of characters a main focus? Yes


Inferno was much better than The Lost Symbol, much closer to being on par with The Da Vinci Code in terms of how everything is pieced together. 

Robert Langdon wakes up in a hospital, with no memory of how he got there, or even knowing that he's in Florence, Italy, instead of Massachusetts. He's attacked by an assassin, and flees with a doctor. Like other Dan Brown novels, Langdon is fleeing various authorities while piecing together a mystery, one that starts with Renaissance painting and eludes heavily to Dante's Divine Comedy, as expected from the title. 

Note: There is a heavy theme of
Spoiler"world destroying plague"
running through the book, which could make it difficult to read. 

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