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The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown

In the words of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, “my first instinct upon hearing that a book has been banned is to seek it out and read it.”  I agree.  Indeed, my reaction to any literary controversy is to write about it in The Student.   Armed with that philosophy, I read Dan Brown’s thriller The Da Vinci […]

Culture Theatre

Review: The Da Vinci Code

Dan Brown’s The Da Vinci Code was adapted to the stage by Rachel Wagstaff and Duncan Abel and directed by Luke Sheppard. This novel is possibly the most difficult conceivable choice of literature to translate to theatre because of its many settings and illusive, introspective plot. However, dedication and skill on the part of the […]



Dr Robert Langdon (Tom Hanks) having uncovered the conspiracy of the Holy Grail (The Da Vinci Code); having saved thousands from a bomb under the Vatican (Angels and Demons); now must save the world from a plague, a plague that would send the world into the flames of Dante’s Inferno. The film begins with Dr […]