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Dan Brown’s Inferno is Not the First Suspense Novel to Base Itself on Dante—or on Population Control Issues, for that Matter

If you enjoyed the Dante-related themes of Dan Brown’s Inferno, you might want to check out Matthew Pearl’s 2003 crime/suspense novel, The Dante Club. Pearl tells a mysterious tale of serial murders in the 1860s, where each death scene resembles … Continue reading

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Danish ‘Inferno’ translator blasts security measures used by Dan Brown’s publishers…Says he will never translate Dan Brown again

In the run up to the publication of Dan Brown’s Inferno last spring, a number of stories surfaced of translators around the world being holed up in bunkers under tight security measures to prevent any aspect of the story leaking … Continue reading

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New York Review of Books Takes Dan Brown Seriously Enough to Review Him (Although the Review Calls Brown’s Inferno “astonishingly bad”)

The current issue of the New York Review of Books (October 24) includes a review of Dan Brown’s Inferno by Robert Pogue Harrison. Harrison’s review encompasses not just Brown’s Inferno, but two translations of Dante, one by Clive James and one by … Continue reading

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“If All Else Fails….Use a Hammer”

KokkieH Reviews Secrets of Inferno – In the Footsteps of Dante and Dan Brown by Dan Burstein and Arne de Keijzer Dan Burstein and Arne de Keijzer have been unearthing the facts behind Dan Brown’s fiction since 2004 when their first book … Continue reading

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