The hugely successful writer Dan Brown advises on ideas, locations, research, suspense and dialogue. Photograph: Juan Naharro Gimenez/WireImage

The piano music is insistent, melodramatic. The scene begins under a vaulted ceiling and medieval candelabra reminiscent of the Great Hall in Game of (...)

 Author Dan Brown: Ireland would be a “fascinating place to set a book”

Author Dan Brown said that Ireland would be a “fascinating place to set a book” and that he may consider basing at least part of a future book here. (...)

Inferno, by Dan Brown
  • Books
  • May 25, 2013, 02:00

Over the years people have asked: “What is art?” Dan Brown answers: “Art is clues!” Clues to what? “Clues to crimes!” That’s as good an answer (...)

Kindle users receive their pre-ordered copy of the new Dan Brown novel Inferno on their Kindle  devices as the clock on Big Ben in London’s Westminster strikes midnight, ahead of the book’s release in shops today. Photograph: Geoff Caddick/PA

Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon is back. Dan Brown’s latest thriller, the Dante-inspired Inferno, puts Langdon in a hospital bed with no mem(...)