Search results for tag: Dan Brown

The World of the ‘Well-Read’ and the Dangers of Book Lists

Q: Have you read the latest Hilary Mantel? A: No. I prefer her earlier work… It’s easy to imagine two cavemen standing at the foot of a rock painting and grunting softly over the irony of using mammoth blood to draw a wounded deer. Readers, like all passionate art lovers, tend to argue over the merit of works at the drop of a hat. All arguments over books boil down to one common poi... Read more

by | June 10, 2014

Tom Hanks and Ron Howard On Board For Film Adaptation of Inferno

Earlier this morning Columbia Pictures announced it had set a December 18, 2015 release date for an adaptation of Dan Brown’s Inferno, his latest Robert Langdon story, but there was no word on who would star and direct. Previously Tom Hanks had starred as the Harvard symbologist in the Ron Howard-directed The Da Vinci Code and Angels & Demons, but when Howard opted not to return with ... Read more

by | July 17, 2013

Inferno by Dan Brown – A Review from Booktopia’s Andrew Cattanach

Booktopia’s Andrew Cattanach has thrown himself into Dan Brown’s latest blockbuster. Read what he thought of all the hype . (Scroll to the bottom to see the three lucky people receiving copies signed by Dan Brown). How peculiar a world that seems content to throw billions of dollars at Adam Sandler dressing up as a woman to play his twin sister, yet derides an author because they of... Read more

by | May 16, 2013

Cover for Dan Brown’s upcoming blockbuster ‘Inferno’ revealed

UPDATE: Now that the book is out, read our review here. Exciting news for Dan Brown fans today as the cover for his early anticipation new novel Inferno was unveiled today. Collectors of his previous bestsellers The Lost Symbol, Angels & Demons and the record-breaking The Da Vinci Code won’t be left disappointed, with Inferno carrying much the same design as the rest of his catalogue.... Read more

by | February 21, 2013

BREAKING NEWS – Dan Brown’s new novel Inferno due for release on May 14. Pre-order from Booktopia today.

UPDATE: Now that the book is out, read our review here. FROM RANDOM HOUSE: Dan Brown’s new novel, the eagerly awaited follow-up to his No.1 international blockbuster, The Lost Symbol, will be published on the 14th of May this year. The new book features renowned Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon and is set in the heart of Europe. There, he is drawn into a harrowing world centered on one of his... Read more

by | January 16, 2013

Simon Toyne, author of Sanctus, answers Ten Terrifying Questions

The Booktopia Book Guru asks Simon Toyne, author of Sanctus, Ten Terrifying Questions ————————— 1. To begin with why don’t you tell us a little bit about yourself – where were you born? Raised? Schooled? I was born in an out-of-the-way, seaside town called Cleethorpes in the north east of England. I lived there until I was 9 then began... Read more

by | March 29, 2011