Jesse Walker on Dan Brown's Inferno

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Dan Brown's been around long enough by now that we should know better than to enter his books expecting graceful prose or a reliable guide to the world; we might as well move on to asking if there's anything he gets right. Jesse Walker finds one thing to praise in Brown's new thriller Inferno: a current of sheer strangeness running beneath the Dante-for-dummies lectures and the formulaic plot.

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