Overall Rating and Opinion of Inferno

Discuss the March 2014 book of the month Inferno by Dan Brown
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How do you rate Inferno?

1 star - poor, recommend against read it
5
5%
2 stars - fair, okay
19
20%
3 stars - good, recommend it
39
41%
4 stars - excellent, amazing
31
33%
 
Total votes: 94

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Re: Overall Rating and Opinion of Inferno

Post by Cinnamon-Paige » 13 May 2017, 13:11

I enjoyed reading Inferno more than I enjoyed Angels and Demons. I loved the science aspect of it and it was also very thought provoking with regards to overpopulation...

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Post by Lolita gaeva » 07 Oct 2017, 11:39

Inferno by Dan Brown gives an appropriate solution to prevent global extinction. I mean releasing a virus that will neither kill anyone nor cause any harm and will just make 2/3 of the population infertile. The solution is brilliant but alas, the government of all nations will kill the scientist before he/she even thinks of inventing a real virus.

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Post by brunettebiblio » 29 Jan 2018, 14:42

Sorry but I thought this book was just horrible compared to his other ones (and not just the Robert Langdon books but also Digital Fortress and Deception Point). I'm really mad I wasted the money on it. It just dragged on, and was a little too far fetched for even me. And is it just me or has Robert shifted from a likeable history nerd with a penchant for heroism to a full of himself know it all?

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Post by S_Mulla » 05 Feb 2018, 15:03

I enjoyed Inferno as much as I enjoyed Dan Browns other novels. I enjoyed the plot twists and would recommend this book to others.

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Post by mamalui » 20 Mar 2018, 09:20

Seen the movie but haven't read the book. I'm looking forward to reading the book too.
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Post by atonykamau » 29 Mar 2018, 10:07

I loved this book the story was both captivating and intense and I recommend it to all readers.

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Post by conundrum_conundrum » 01 Apr 2018, 05:47

Scott wrote:
03 Mar 2014, 18:03
What is your overall opinion of the March 2014 book of the month, Inferno by Dan Brown? Would you recommend others read it? Why or why not?
As we all know, Inferno of Dan Brown can be categorized as a commercial fiction. It's written as thriller, and should be read as thriller. What makes it good to read is that it makes the reader think of the happening in the story. What will happen next? Who's the real villain. What makes it bad to read is that it does not have literary merit at all. That's just how commercial fiction works. For Dan Brown, he has an eclectic taste of ideas. Millions of people would love his story as much as millions of people would hate his literary skills.

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Post by Aryastark » 07 Jun 2018, 08:30

Inferno is a bit different from the other books by Dan Brown because it deals with a very serious issue in today's world - population explosion. The logic the antagonists pose to us can not just be ignored. Since I read all Dan Brown books in a row, at the point when I reached Inferno I felt a little saturated. While I could not take in all the little details of the adventurous journey Langdon took, the revelations about Dante's "Inferno" were very enlightening. Also, the book had me confused about the roles various parties played. I could not discern who the 'bad guy' was. This helped to add to the thrill. The last twist had me completely dumbfounded! Like his other books, in this case also I could not help feeling sympathetic towards the antagonist party.

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