Dan Brown's latest novel is called Inferno, which means Hell in Italian and its title is inspired by Dante's masterpiece Divine Comedy.
Brown's notorious character, professor Robert Langdon of the Harvard University, who is well known for his unique knowledge in symbols and history, returns for his fourth consecutive adventure.
This time professor Langdon is facing the most dangerous threat of all. He has only twenty four hours to save the world and for the first time in his life he can't trust anyone, including himself.
Inferno is a crime fiction book that manages to keep reader's interest throughout its pages. The pace of the book is fast, the plot is solid and the characters are vivid and interesting. There is no doubt that Dan Brown is mastering this genre and this novel proves it.
The whole action is taking place in three beautiful cities, whose scenery descriptions not only create a lovely atmosphere but it also add to novel's tension.
In other words, Inferno delivers exactly what it promises and what a Dan Brown's fan would expect. It's the kind of book that entertains the reader, provides beautiful images and descriptions and uses a whole different approach to explore a very controversial but interesting topic.