The Infernos of Dante and Dan Brown: A Visitor's Guide to Hell: A Special from Tarcher/Penguin

Authors: Jansen, Gary
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
BISAC/Subject: SOC011000, BIO006000, LIT004020
ISBN: 9780698135581, Related ISBNs: 069813558X, 9780698135581
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 45,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: A terrific companion to the new Dan Brown movie, Inferno! Take an extraordinary journey into the signs and symbols behind Dan Brown’s latest Robert Langdon thriller.

Just in time for the blockbuster movie, this short guide introduces readers to Dante Alighieri’s fourteenth-century epic poem Inferno and explores how Brown uses Dante’s imagery and symbols in his fast-paced novel.
The Infernos of Dante and Dan Brown: A Visitor’s Guide to Hell answers the questions and illuminates the facts behind Brown’s historical puzzles, cryptic clues, and plot twists. It allows every reader to immerse himself more deeply into Robert Langdon’s world.
Author Gary Jansen is an independent scholar of Dante’s work and a critically acclaimed writer on modern religion. In addition to providing an inside perspective on how Dan Brown uses the uncanny and remarkable themes of Dante, Jansen presents a reliable and engaging overview of the Middle Ages poet and his work.
The Infernos of Dante and Dan Brown is an all-around resource into the religious themes, historical secrets, and beguiling imagery behind this breathtaking new thriller.
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