Dan Brown returns to familiar territory with an intriguing story woven around religion, technology and symbols. Dan Brown has his detractors but
At the beginning of the book “Origin”, he says “Fact: All art, architecture, locations, science and religious organisations in this novel are real”. Some of the “facts” are so amazing that I had to check online!
Robert Langdon is invited to a presentation in the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao along with a host of celebrities
to hear the latest prediction from the eminent scientist Edmund Kirsch. The theme is
The action soon moves to Barcelona with intrigue centred around the Monarchy, religious leaders and the role of technology. On the way, Dan Brown educates and excites. His books are filled with facts, moral issues and interesting theories about the future.
The action never flags, and with twists in the story that you will not see coming, Dan Brown thoroughly deserves to be a bestseller. The dialogue is often witty, sometimes challenging, and often clever. Like a Welcome mat with the text “http://www.127.0.0.1” – yes for non nerds “Local Host”. Smart . I challenge you to not enjoy this book …