Angels & DemonsBook - 2003
Angels & Demons careens from enlightening epiphanies to dark truths as the battle between science and religion turns to war. This is the book that started it all: we meet Robert Langdon for the first time, caught up in a race against time to find an apocalyptic time bomb, planted by an ancient secret society that has surfaced to carry out its ultimate threat: to destroy the Vatican.
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The branded camerlengo… raving for the world to hear…
The Illuminati Diamond… unveiled in its diabolical genius…
The countdown clock registering the the final twenty minutes of Vatican history…
The drama, however, had only begun.
Science and religion are not at odds. Science is simply too young to understand.
Science tells me God must exist. My mind tells me I will never understand God. And my heart tells me I am not meant to.
Science and religion support the same truth -- pure energy is the father of creation.
Violence: Some content may not be appropriate for children under 16. - Explicit descriptions of injury and death.
Coarse Language: Some language might not be considered appropriate for children under 16. - Vulgarity, sexual references
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Robert Langdon is called by Maximilan Kohler in the middle of the night with an intriguing image that suggests an ancient cult may once again be back into modern civilization. This call brings him into a mad dash to find a tube of antimatter that threatens to level Vatican City in an instant. He succeeds, and in the meantime develops a crush on a murdered physicist's daughter.