Interesting theme, interesting review
Three point five stars.
Dante’s Key is a complex mystery set around the Knights Templar and the paintings of Botticelli, Leonardo, Raphael and Dante’s Divine Comedy.
The book opens with a prologue from 1217 Iceland, eighty Knights of the Templar order and their Grand Master seek permission to bury a precious casket, far away from the infidels and those who might use it for greed and power.
Present day, Manuel Cassini a professor of literature and expert on Dante has been invited to Paris for a meeting on New Year’s Day in front of the Mona Lisa.
A week earlier in Vatican City, Monsignor Claude de Beaumont appeared to commit suicide, his body was found with high tech equipment disguised as an Ipod. Interpol officer Nigel Sforza is assigned to the case. Two more dead bodies with possible…
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