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I read the book, so this is not a review of the Audio CD.
I read this after reading the Da Vinci Code, and found it to be every bit as good. Less codes maybe, but great twists, and a really complex but easily readable plot.
His descriptions of the Vatican and modern Rome are superb and his research is clearly very extensive.
Despite being a clever book, steeped in religious & art history and a deeply twisting plot, it manages to stay fun and a real page-turner even if some of the fun is a bit OTT.
Dan Brown's story concepts are original and interesting and
Angels and Demons is the fore-runner to the much celebrated Da Vinci Code, and after you have read one, you will enjoy the other just as much. I read them in the wrong order (you should read Angels and Demons first as there are references to this story in the Da Vinci Code) but it didn't take anything away from the excitement of either book.
I would recommend this book to anyone.
ANGELS & DEMONS: ILLUMINATI
This is the description behind the scene, an ancient cult called the Illuminati that is at work in the modern world and plotting against the Catholic Church.
Robert in his quest to discover the facts and to search whose really the mastermind, he follow the 'Path of Illumination' through the ancient streets of Rome. The amazement beauty of renaissance architecture: namely as Piazza del Campidiglio, St. Peter's Basilica... arouse us in divine influence to re-examine great artists, Popes, and the reigns of Kings. Searching to the library with the puzzle controversy but Robert didn't know that someone who betrayed the Pope and who is involved in the modern bomb called antimatter.
Until Robert Langdon discover the truth and the bomb was totally defused.
Is the Vatican secretly embroiled in an ancient war with the Illuminati?
This is the fascinating myth of the Illuminati that deals with the asserted to be true conflict between this organization's conspiracy and the Catholic Church.