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Interesting Facts About Dan Brown Novels You Should Know About

Interesting Facts About Dan Brown Novels You Should Know About
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  1. Dan Brown is an American author best known for his thriller, fiction novels. Dan started his journey with his techno-thriller based on a computer security paradigm, ‘cryptography.’ He has covered a lot of interesting topics in his works.
  2. Most of the books are about hunting something precious, either power or something historically valuable, or any religious symbols.
  3. Angels & Demons is a 2000 bestselling mystery-thriller novel published by Pocket Books and then by Corgi Books. The character Robert Langdon is introduced in this novel and continues appearing in all of the subsequent works as a well-known symbologist.
  4. The work Angels & Demons features several ambigrams created by real-life typographer John Langdon. It contains ambigrams of the words Earth, Air, Fire, and Water.
  5. The Da Vinci Code is a mystery thriller novel written by Dan Brown. It is Brown’s second novel to include the character Robert Langdon after the novel Angels & Demons published in 2000.
  6. The Da Vinci Code follows “symbologist” Robert Langdon and cryptologist Sophie Neveu throughout the plot and development of the novel. It all starts from a murder in the Louvre Museum in Paris and ends with references to the possibility of Jesus Christ and Mary Magdalene having had a child together. The things are controversial, but reading a novel from the fiction perspective is different.
  7. In his work, the “Angels & Demons” and “Illuminati” are also represented in the form of Ambigram designs. The title of the book is also presented as an ambigram on the hardcover book jacket.
  8. He published his other work “The Lost Symbol” in 2009. It’s a thriller set in Washington, D.C., after the events of The Da Vinci Code (2nd novel by Dan Brown).
  9. Dan Brown’s work features a recurring character Professor Robert Langdon. It’s a fictional character created by the author himself. The character has lead roles in all of his works including, Angels & Demons, The Da Vinci Code, The Lost Symbol, Inferno and Origin. Robert is a Harvard University professor of history of art and “symbology”. He has an expertise in old symbols and their interpretation.
  10. Dan published his subsequent work, “Inferno” in 2013. It’s a mystery-thriller novel featuring a deadly virus and numerous references to old literature. The book features Robert Langdon as a lead character. Robert is on a mission to save the world from a deadly virus bio-engineered and released by a dangerous scientist who is dead now.
  11. A lot of work by Dan Brown has been adopted into the movies. The Da Vinci Code, Inferno are already adopted and you might have had a glance at. Inferno’s film adaptation was released on October 28, 2016.
  12.  “Inferno” was published on May 14, 2013. Ten years after publication of The Da Vinci Code by Doubleday.
  13. “Inferno” was number one on the New York Times Best Seller list for hardcover fiction and Combined Print & E-book fiction for the first eleven weeks of its release. Getting on the best-sellers list is quite hard in this competitive world where everyone is competing with each other.
  14. Dan published his very recent work Origin is a 2017. It’s a mystery thriller novel.
  15. The Origin features Robert Langdon as a protagonist of the novel.
  16. Origin was #1 on The New York Times bestseller list in August 2018. It had been on the list for 23 weeks.

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