Complete with a 108-page, full-color gazetteer, The Dan Brown Companion is the definitive guide to the novels that have captivated millions of readers. Covering all the people, places, and events featured in The Da Vinci Code and Angels and Demons, it provides the essential information needed to sort out fact from fantasy. In-depth descriptions, fascinating details, opening hours, and directions are provided for all the major locations, including The Louvre, The Vatican, Westminster Abbey, and Rosslyn Chapel. Simon Cox--best-selling author of Cracking The Da Vinci Code and Illuminating Angels and Demons--also takes the reader on a fact-finding investigation of some of the major themes and elements of the novels. Did Leonardo da Vinci leave secret codes within his work? Does the Priory of Sion really exist? Why is a sleepy French village central to the story behind The Da Vinci Code? All those looking for answers to these questions--and to discover truth behind the fiction--need look no further than this enlightening guide.