Dan Brown is an American author published 7 books till the date. All are commercial hits, you should have a look on. Every novel features something interesting, mysterious, conspiracies, thrilling and entertaining packed with actions and dramas. We are covering this post to inform you about the best books to be read during the lockdown, that will pass your time as well as keep you entertained.
His most of the novels feature treasure hunts like situation, cryptographic concepts, and messages to be decoded by its lead character Robert Langdon. Landon Langdon is a fictional character created by him that featured in his many novels. His novels are translated into 57+ languages, which makes it widely read book series.
There are more than 200 million copies of Dan Brown’s books in print worldwide, and his novels have been translated into 56 languages. Source: Press Release.
Some of his books are adopted into popular films one of them was created much hype during its release, “The Da Vinci Code”. Other books that turned into the film are Inferno, and Angels and Demons. Out of which Inferno work involves the references to the popular literature by Dante the Italian Poet.
His many books refer the Christianity concepts, his commentary created much controversy over his many of the books. Though, on his official website, he states that he is not anti-Christian. In 2005, TIME Magazine named him one of the 100 most influential people in the world.
His most of the novels feature some ancient symbols, cryptographic messages and mysterious goal to be achieved by its protagonist Robert Langdon.
Let’s discuss his work in chronological order.
The first book by Dan Brown, featuring cryptography and mysterious supercomputer, that is to be owned by NSA a National Security Agency. A super suspense thriller keeps engaging readers throughout the book by many ups and downs during the development of plot and twists. This techno-thriller novel undergoes many scenarios from different perspectives.
Digital Fortress is a debut novel, describing the cryptanalysis, eavesdropping by government agencies, hacking, cracking and many other technical concepts that are understandable by computer security professionals only. If you are not an English reader, you can try your regional language translation of this novel. It is widely translated.
You can start reading Brown’s collection from this novel. This book is available from all top online stores. Get your copy from Amazon.
A political thriller that features suspense and science-fiction with added mystery and thriller in cinematic style. Deception Point is a political thriller written by Dan Brown targetting the readers ranging from wide categories and published by Simon & Schuster. A fast, mysterious, suspenseful story features many twists and turns throughout the development.
A NASA satellite finds evidence of a rare object buried deep in the Arctic ice, NASA proclaims a much-needed victory that has profound implications for U.S. space policy and the upcoming presidential election.This excerpt from Deception Point suggests the science-fiction and suspense full read.
This is a suspense, mystery, horror, science-fiction book with lots of suspenseful events. It’s a thrilling story about how a government organization or anyone with great power and powerful rights can exploit the resources and deceit the masses. If you are kind of a person who likes to read such types of thrillers and suspense heavy books, you will be quite lucky to have it on your shelf. It is published by Pocket Books.
Angels & Demons
The third novel by Dan Brown and first in Robert Langdon series. It’s a suspense & thriller novel describing good vs evil, sacrifice vs selfishness. It’s adopted in a movie with the same name.
One of the best things about books written by Dan Brown is that you get so involved in them you forget about the how much time passed reading. The title describes angels and demons’ words. What does it mean can you guess?
The demons within the same person who is an angel for the masses. This book points that doing a wrong for the greater good is still wrong. And, killing or thinking to kill the mass for a social cause is still wrong, which is also pointed in later in another novel by the same author, the “Inferno.”
Each chapter features something new, tightly connected to the previous ones, but leading to the hard to guess future. If you are a science fiction lover who also likes to enjoy some suspenseful and thriller twists and turns this book is for you.
The Da Vinci Code
The most proclaimed and popular novel by Mr. Brown, which is one of the best selling titles. In this book, he comments on the pillar of Christianity. This work features the concept of the Holy Grail.
According to this entry, the grail is a cup that Jesus drank from at the last supper. But, throughout the development, we come to know that the author is not actually referring to that holy cup but to something that is more mysterious than that. The book is adapted in the movie of the same name, The Da Vinci Code, which raised many protests, disapprovals, and objections.
The Columbia Pictures adopted this work into a movie starring Tom Hanks as Robert Langdon and Audrey Tautou as Sophie Neveu directed by Ron Howard.
The Lost Symbol
The suspense & thriller work by Dan Brown and published in 2009, set in Washington D.C. An action-packed read like previous ones, featuring Robert Langdon in the lead role.
The mystery and thriller novel featuring Robert Langdon in lead role hunting down for a mysterious virus invented by Bertrand Zobrist, a transhumanist. The book got published in 2013, which became quite famous and made to the best sellers list. The best selling suspense-thriller adapted into a movie of the same name, starring Tom Hanks as Robert Langdon.
The suspense and mystery novel published in 2017 written by Dan Brown starring Robert Langdon. The book was quite popular, which was on the best sellers list of The New York Times for more than 23 weeks. The author personally visited many of the places mentioned in the book.