On this cover is the oversized ‘Inferno’ which is the tittle of this book, the red, black, and yellow mixed together, making the book seem as mistery. This book by Dan Brown was successfully awarded the best seller in New York because in the first year publish the book, publisher Doubleday is printing a whopping 4 million copies, New York on 2013 and Bahasa version publish by Bentang Pustaka On 2013. This book have 644 pages in Bahasa version.
Dan Brown’s fourth Robert Langdon book, Inferno, throws the clever professor into another complex mystery with global consequences. Langdon faces a scientist bent on destruction: a scientist who finds inspiration in Dante Alighieri’s Inferno. Langdon awakes in a Venice hospital with no memory of how he got there. He has little time to collect his thoughts or make sense of the visions that tell him to “seek and find” before an assassin arrives. Langdon must set off to put the pieces together.
Inferno navigates topics such as human overpopulation and social responsibility while Langdong tries to make sense of his visions and come to terms with the feeling that he is the only person who can save the world.
The number of people continues to grow, technological advances taking the human life expectancy into greater length and the earth’s area never increases, making the danger of population explosion a serious threat in the future. A scientist named zobrist who cares about the future provided the solution to spreading a virus that would lead to mass death of global populations. In implementing this zobrist was deeply obsessed with Dante aligheri’s divine comedy poem. And zobrist believes the “path to heaven through hell”
And brown was able to present an action story about how code-breaking is hidden in fact of history and art. The reader is also encouraged by the narrative, enjoying European history in the Renaissance period. Details of the writer describe the history of divine comedy, Dante’s life, art history, world maestro paintings, and even world historical buildings.