Dan Brown Interview – Inferno – “How fun is it to watch a teacher save the world, rather than Superman!”

PREVIEW

But the critics have never been Dan Brown’s friend, famously carving and dicing his work for the last decade and a half. Does he care one bit? “That’s the beauty of literature. If you don’t like what I do, there are a million other books that you can go read.”

THE INTERVIEW

In a movie world of super powers, is there a place for Langdon?

BROWN: Of course there is. When we first started talking about making movies, I had a tongue in cheek conversation where I said, now look, he can’t become a martial arts expert or have X-ray vision…

The greatest heroes in my life were teachers and they call it the noblest profession for a reason. How fun is it to watch a teacher save the world, rather than Superman!

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