TORONTO – January 15, 2013 – Kobo, a global leader in eReading with more than 12-million users, today announced that Inferno by bestselling author Dan Brown is now available for pre-order in North America. This brand-new thriller featuring beloved professor of symbology Robert Langdon is a continuation of the international bestselling series, which includes The Da Vinci Code, Angels & Demons, and The Lost Symbol. Inferno will be released to the Kobo eBoosktore on May 14, 2013.
Customers in the US and Canada can now pre-order at: http://www.kobobooks.com/ebook/Mystery/book-KJSYFUQCCEi8VCL1GWHvuw/page1.html.
“Customers love how easy it is to instantly download their favourite eBooks from Kobo and when Inferno launches in May, they’ll be able to buy and start reading it right away,” said Michael Tamblyn, Chief Content Officer, Kobo. “We’re excited for the latest installment in Robert Langdon’s adventures that began with the gripping Angels & Demons and The Da Vinci Code titles.”
In this riveting new thriller, Brown returns to his element and has crafted his highest-stakes novel to date. In the heart of Italy, Harvard professor of symbology, Robert Langdon, is drawn into a harrowing world centered on one of history’s most enduring and mysterious literary masterpieces, Dante’s Inferno. Against this backdrop, Langdon battles a chilling adversary and grapples with an ingenious riddle that pulls him into a landscape of classic art, secret passageways, and futuristic science. Drawing from Dante’s dark epic poem, Langdon races to find answers and decide whom to trust—before the world is irrevocably altered. Inferno is published in the US by Random House, Inc. and in Canada by Random House of Canada Limited.
About Dan Brown:
Dan Brown is the author of numerous bestselling novels, including the record-breaking The Lost Symbol, which had the biggest one-week sale in Random House history for a single title. His previous title, The Da Vinci Code, has sold more than 80 million copies worldwide, making it one of the bestselling novels of all time. In addition to numerous appearances on The Today Show, Mr. Brown was named one of the World's 100 Most Influential People by Time Magazine. He has appeared in the pages of Newsweek, Forbes, People, GQ, The New Yorker, and others. His novels are published in over 50 languages around the world.
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About Kobo Inc.
Founded in 2009, Kobo Inc. is one of the world’s fastest-growing eReading services offering more than 3-million eBooks, magazines and newspapers. Believing that consumers should have the freedom to read any book on any device, Kobo has built an open-standards platform to provide consumers with a choice when reading. Inspired by a passion for innovation, Kobo has expanded to 190 countries, where millions of consumers have access to localized eBook catalogues and award-winning eReaders, like the Kobo Touch. With top-ranked eReading applications for Apple, BlackBerry, Android, and Windows products, Kobo allows consumers to make eReading social through Facebook Timeline and Reading Life, an industry-first social experience that lets users earn awards for time spent reading and encourage others to join in. Headquartered in Toronto and owned by Tokyo-based Rakuten, Kobo eReaders can be found in major retail chains across the globe. For more information, visit www.kobo.com.