Angels & Demons is the kind of book that only succeeds for me if I find it difficult to put down while reading. From this standpoint, this is a great book. It reads easily, has an engaging story, and doesn't lack for thrills, action, mystery, plot twists, interesting settings, and a palatable (i.e. very slight) amount of romance. For those looking for a bit more depth, Brown has even provided a few thought-provoking comments on the state of Roman Catholicism.
If I have any objection to the story it's that the ending is a bit much. It makes for thrilling reading, but I felt a bit overwhelmed after the fourth or fifth plot twist. Other readers' tolerance for wild endings will surely… Read more