Synopses & Reviews
Before andlt;iandgt;The Da Vinci Codeandlt;/iandgt; there was andlt;iandgt;Angels and Demons,andlt;/iandgt; the explosive thriller that introduced the mysterious world of Harvard symbologist Robesrt Langdon. Now Dan Brown's legions of fans can add a breathtaking new dimension to the andlt;iandgt;Angels and Demonsandlt;/iandgt; reading experience with this Special Illustrated Edition, featuring 150 images of the architectural highlights, religious symbols, paintings, maps, culptures, and locations found in this contemporary classic. andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt; An ancient secret brotherhood. A devastating new weapon of destruction. An unthinkable target. When world-renowned Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon is summoned to a Swiss research facility to analyze a mysterious symbol -- seared into the chest of a murdered physicist -- he discovers evidence of the unimaginable: the resurgence of an ancient secret brotherhood known as the Illuminati...the most powerful underground organization ever to walk the earth. The Illuminati has now surfaced to carry out the final phase of its legendary vendetta against and age-old enemy. andlt;BRandgt; Langdon's worst fears are confirmed on the eve of the Vatican's holy conclave, when a messenger of the Illuminati announces they have hidden an unstoppable time bomb at the very heart of Vatican City. With the countdown under way, Langdon jets to Rome to join forces with Vittoria Vetra, a beautiful and mysterious Italian scientist, to assist the Vatican in a desperate bid for survival. andlt;BRandgt; No Dan Brown library is complete without this lavishly illustrated special edition. No true lover od suspense fiction will be able to resist the exhilarating blend of scholarly intrigue and relentless adventure found in andlt;iandgt;Angels and Demonsandlt;/iandgt;.
"A breathless, real-time adventure. . . . Exciting, fast-paced, with an unusually high IQ." -- San Francisco Chronicle
The murder of a world-famous physicist raises fears that the Illuminati are operating again after centuries of silence, and religion professor Robert Langdon is called in to assist with the case.
About the Author
andlt;bandgt;Dan Brownandlt;/bandgt; is the #1 andlt;iandgt;New York Timesandlt;/iandgt; bestselling author of andlt;iandgt;The Da Vinci Codeandlt;/iandgt; and, previously, andlt;iandgt;Digital Fortressandlt;/iandgt;, andlt;iandgt;Deception Pointandlt;/iandgt;, and andlt;iandgt;Angels andamp; Demonsandlt;/iandgt;. He is a graduate of Amherst College and Phillips Exeter Academy, where he spent time as an English teacher before turning his effortsandnbsp;to writing full-time. He lives in New England with his wife. Visit his website at DanBrown.com.