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Angels & Demons (2000)

by Dan Brown

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Series: Robert Langdon (1)

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The murder of a world-famous physicist raises fears that the Illuminati are operating again after centuries of silence, and religion professor Robert Langdon is called in to assist with the case.
  1. 293
    The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown (dezert)
    dezert: It's the sequel
  2. 141
    Foucault's Pendulum by Umberto Eco (craigim, JoK)
    JoK: Delved the enigma of the Illuminati a decade before (and in more detail) than Dan Brown.
  3. 62
    The Illuminatus! Trilogy by Robert Shea (craigim, CarlosMcRey)
    CarlosMcRey: About as historically accurate but much more fun.
  4. 52
    The Fire Gospel: The Myth of Prometheus by Michel Faber (2810michael)
    2810michael: Necessary to read after Dan Brown...
  5. 43
    The Fire by Katherine Neville (PghDragonMan)
    PghDragonMan: Both works feature mystic orders carrying secret information. Both are founded on just enough history to leave you wondering if really could be true.
  6. 10
    The Probability Broach by L. Neil Smith (fulner)
    fulner: The probably broach is a story of government secrecy, and cover ups. Its the story of a adventure so filled with wonder it can only be called Science Fiction. It's a mystery that needs to be solved. You need to read this book
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    Darkness Left Undone by Carl Henegan (Alexandria_annex)
    Alexandria_annex: Darkness Left Undone is the second book in a series with Bartender Mike who gets caught up in international intrigue. I found Dan Brown's books and Carl Henegan's books both share similar themes and energy intensities and I like both authors styles very much.… (more)
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    The Hidden Ones by Nancy Madore (Freddul)
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    The Torah Codes by Ezra Barany (dafkah)
    dafkah: This award-winning bestseller is a Jewish version of The Da Vinci Code.
  10. 11
    The Moses Legacy by Adam Palmer (Farringdon)
    Farringdon: Same genre
  11. 00
    The Rozabal Line by Ashwin Sanghi (JuliaMaria)
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    The Flanders Panel by Arturo Pérez-Reverte (VictoriaPL)
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    The Seville Communion by Arturo Pérez-Reverte (Alixtii)
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    Vaticanum by José Rodrigues dos Santos (Anonymous user)
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    The Pope's Assassin by Luís M. Rocha (PghDragonMan)
    PghDragonMan: Conspiracy at the highest levels of the Church.
  16. 03
    Hard Whispers by Pamela Martin (Alexandria_annex)
    Alexandria_annex: I thought Hard Whispers had the same not stop action feel that kept me on the edge of the seat.
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Great read! Kept you intrigued, and interested in the whole background on the main plot. Dan does a great job in using real life history and adding his own twists into his fiction novels. ( )
  sjh4255 | May 4, 2021 |
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  pszolovits | Feb 3, 2021 |
A fun and fast read -- of course on the silly side, but I found this story actually more plausible than the da vinci code -- it was more coherent, and the set of primarily one location made the whole thing come together better. So, if you want to escape for a while and do not mind lack of logic, this one is for you. ( )
  WiebkeK | Jan 21, 2021 |
Similar (in a good way) to The Da Vinci Code. ( )
  Henrik_Warne | Dec 13, 2020 |
Definitely better than The DaVinci Code. ( )
  Chica3000 | Dec 11, 2020 |
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Romance, religion, science, murder, mysticism, architecture, action. Go!
added by Lemeritus | editKirkus Review (May 1, 2000)
 
Pitting scientific terrorists against the cardinals of Vatican City, this well-plotted if over-the-top thriller is crammed with Vatican intrigue and high-tech drama... Though its premises strain credulity, Brown's tale is laced with twists and shocks that keep the reader wired right up to the last revelation.
added by Shortride | editPublishers Weekly (May 1, 2000)
 

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Brown, DanAuthorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Biavasco, AnnamariaTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Biström, PirkkoTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Guani, ValentinaTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Hernandez, RodCover artistsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Poe, RichardNarratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Ruitenberg, JosephineTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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