Saturday, April 11, 2015

J for Jacques Sauniere

Posting the A-Z of Dan Brown's books through his words, characters, places and more. Welcome to the A-Z April 2015 challenge...

J is for Jacques Sauniere

"In the centre of the light, like an insect under a microscope, the corpse of the curator lay naked on the parquet floor.
"You saw the photograph," Fache said, "so this should be of no surprise."
Langdon felt a deep chill as they approached the body. Before him was one of the strangest images he had ever seen.
The pallid corpse of Jacques Sauniere lay on the parquet floor exactly as it appeared in the photograph. As Langdon stood over the body and squinted in the harsh light, he reminded himself to his amazement that Sauniere had spent his last minutes of life arranging his own body in this strange fashion."

- from The Da Vinci Code, chapter 6

The self-arranged corpse of Jacques Sauniere in the novel The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown


Christine (a.k.a. Mombie/isekhmet) said...

What an interesting concept for the A-Z Challenge.

I hadn't thought of using the process to explore a single author's work.

I love how many different ways people are working with this challenge.

Have fun!

Duncan D. Horne - the Kuantan blogger said...

Thanks Christine! Hope you enjoyed the challenge and found it beneficial

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