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Our Top Ten Alternative Titles For The New Dan Brown Novel

BBC, THE GUARDIAN(UK)

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NEW YORK- Dan Brown, the bestselling author of the Da Vinci Code, is set to release a new novel on May 14.

According to The Guardian, Dan Brown's dapper, tweed-suited symbologist Robert Langdon, the man who cracked The Da Vinci Code and found The Lost Symbol, is about to embark on a new mystery – and this time it's literary.

Photo Robert Langdon on Facebook

Named "Inferno," for the first part of the Italian poet Dante's epic Divine Comedy, the new book will be set in Florence, Italy.

The title was revealed today via social media sites including Twitter and Facebook. Each time fans used #DanBrownTODAY in their posts, a piece of a mosaic was unlocked – which eventually revealed the name and the image of the Basilica of Santa Maria del Fiore, better known as the Duomo, in the Tuscan city says the BBC.

Among the posts were guesses as to what the new title would be. Way more fun than "Inferno..."

Our Top 10 choices for what the new Dan Brown novel should have been called:

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Palestinians burn tires during a protest against the killing of 9 Palestinians during an Israeli raid in Jenin near the fence with Israel east of Gaza city on January 26, 2023.

Palestinians burn tires during a protest against the killing of nine Palestinians during an Israeli raid in Jenin on Jan. 26

Pierre Haski

-Analysis-

PARIS — The nine Palestinians killed during an Israeli military operation Thursday in the West Bank town of Jenin brings to 26 the number of deaths since the start of the year. This is a clear deterioration of conditions in the Palestinian territories after the year 2022 had already marked the highest number of victims since 2004 with 150 deaths.

This would appear to mark the return of a routine of low-intensity violence if the political context were not so explosive, where we see a new Israeli government in which key positions have been given to representatives of a virulent extreme right, hostile to any agreement with Palestinians, and keen to intensify any crackdowns.

The army sought to make it clear that the number of deaths in Jenin was not due to a change in military doctrine, but to the severity of the clash with members of the extremist Islamic Jihad group.

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