Robert Langdon wakes up in a Florence hospital with no clue how he got there. But another attack on his life makes it very clear--someone wants him dead. And fast. To survive, Langdon must work out who it is. And then he must answer the next question--why? In the heart of Italy, Harvard professor of symbology Robert Langdon is drawn into a harrowing world centered on one of historys most enduring and mysterious literary masterpieces . . . Dantes Inferno.
Against this backdrop, Langdon battles a chilling adversary and grapples with an ingenious riddle that pulls him into a landscape of classic art, secret passageways, and futuristic science. Drawing from Dantes dark epic poem, Langdon races to find answers and decide whom to trust . . . before the world is irrevocably altered.