Angels and Demons by Dan Brown Essay

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Angels and Demons by Dan Brown

Title of the book: Angels and Demons

Author: Dan Brown

Year original book was published: 2000

Four words to describe the author: Cosmopolitan, Witty, Articulate, Sophisticated

Characters in the book:

The Hassassin: Strong, Merciless
Commander Olivetti: Disciplined, Stubborn
The Camerlengo/Janus: Deceitful, Powerful
Cardinal Mortati: Fortunate, Patient
Robert Langdon: Clever, Cautious
Leonardo Vetra: Humanitarian, Loving
Victoria Vetra: Gorgeous, Dangerous
Maximilian Kohler: Cold, Ruthless

Setting of the book: This novel takes place during present times, but has several historical facts dating back several hundred years. The setting takes place from Harvard University in
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Two reasons I would recommend this book: I feel that this novel gives a real grip on how early Catholicism and Christianity was created from a different and less looked upon perspetive. Also, this is a very exciting, action packed story with a terrific plot and character thought ups. I believe that this will catch the attention and curiosity of the reader with the authors fantastic use of detail and imaginations. With the help of obscure and lesser known interesting facts of infamous pieces of art and structure throughout Europe, I believe this novel to be a success with younger and older readers. Dan Browns sophisticatedly gives way to a whole new world of underground secret societies and well known and documented art where the only option is to open your eyes and let your mind explore a world teeming below the everyday surface.

Angels and Demons starts with Langdon awakened one day by cryptic caller whom he thinks is an admirer. After hanging up, Langdon gets a fax from the same mysterious person, which is a photo of a dead man with an cryptic message carved into his chest that reads “Illuminati”. Langdon , after hearing this new news, is by now wide awake.Having for years studied The Illuminati, a secret cult, and having thought them to be by now extinct, Langdon is amazed at the carving in the flesh. Answering the fax-call back,

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