Fact or Fiction? Part 3 (Dan Brown)

Bringing fiction to life with Dan Brown’s The Da Vinci Code

Something marvelous happened in 2003: the plot of a 15-year old novel became reality.

In 1988, Umberto Eco published Foucault’s Pendulum, in which three bored editors at a Milan publishing house—Jacopo Belbo, Casaubon, and Diotallevi—come up with the idea of a global conspiracy that would allow the descendants of the Knights Templar to take over the world at the end of the millennium. Continue reading