Author Dan Brown to speak at Sharjah International Book Fair

(UAE | Education)

Dubai: Dan Brown, famed for gripping his readers with sleuth pursuits solving historical cryptographs and symbols with books such as The Da Vinci Code, has been announced as the guest of honour at the Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF), which begins on November 5.

The American novelist, 50, has sold over 200 million books, which have been translated into over 50 languages. Two of his novels, Angels and Demons andThe Da Vinci Code, have been adapted into movies with American actor Tom Hanks playing the lead character of Robert Langdon.

His mystery thriller, The Lost Symbol, is said to be the next instalment of the movie franchise. His latest novel, Inferno, was on the New York Times Best Seller List for the first 11 weeks of its release.


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