When a world renowned scientist is found brutally murdered in a Swiss research facility, a Harvard professor, Robert Langdon, is summoned to identify the mysterious symbol seared onto the dead man's chest. His baffling conclusion: that it is the work of the Illuminati, a secret brotherhood presumed extinct for nearly four hundred years - reborn to ...
When a world renowned scientist is found brutally murdered in a Swiss research facility, a Harvard professor, Robert Langdon, is summoned to identify the mysterious symbol seared onto the dead man's chest. His baffling conclusion: that it is the work of the Illuminati, a secret brotherhood presumed extinct for nearly four hundred years - reborn to continue their bitter vendetta against their most hated enemy, the Catholic church. In Rome, the college of cardinals assembles to elect a new pope. Yet somewhere within the walls of the Vatican, an unstoppable bomb of terrifying power relentlessly counts down to oblivion. While the minutes tick away, Langdon joins forces with Vittoria Vetra, a beautiful and mysterious Italian scientist, to decipher the labyrinthine trail of ancient symbols that snakes across Rome to the long-forgotten Illuminati lair - a secret refuge wherein lies the only hope for the Vatican. But, with each revelation comes another twist, another turn in the plot, which leaves Langdom and Vetra reeling and at the mercy of a seemingly invisible enemy...Angels & Demons is a breathtakingly brilliant thriller which catapults the reader through the antiquity of Rome, through sealed crypts, dangerous catacombs, deserted cathedrals and even the most secret vault on earth. As the prequel to Dan Brown's worldwide bestseller, The Da Vinci Code, it has the distinction of introducing his readers to Harvard symbologist, Robert Langdon. Angels & Demons begins the journey of enlightening epiphanies to dark truths as the battle between science and religion turns to war.
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This is a very interesting and fast paced book. You won't go wrong by getting and reading this well written book.
Apr 14, 2011
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While every one raved about "The DaVinci Code", which was very good, I think that "Angels and Demons" was much better. Riveting and kept you turning the pages. I read it in one day!
Nov 12, 2009
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Sep 3, 2009
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Aug 25, 2009
Another EXCELLENT Dan Brown book!
Another EXCELLENT Dan Brown book! I could NOT put this book down! It continues the characters from DaVinci Code, so you feel like you're already involved... this book has it all - Mystery, History, Travel -- PERFECT!!!!
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