Inferno (Robert Langdon) - Chapters 68-74 Summary & Analysis

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In Chapter 68 afterLangdon, Sienna and Ferris arrived in Venice, Langdon left Dante’s mask in a self-service locker at the train station. He had a copy of the verses in his pocket. Ferris arranged for a water limousine to take them to St. Mark’s Square. As they passed the Church of San Geremia, Langdon whispered to himself “the bones of the blind” (359). The man driving their boat recalled how Saint Lucia’s bones were scattered at different churches because she was so beloved. Powerful people had also believed her bones had the power to prevent aging and death. They wondered if it was to St. Lucia that the poem referred. As they passed under the Rialto Bridge, Langdon was chilled when he spotted a tourist wearing a plague mask standing on that bridge.

In Chapter 69, as the boat approached St. Mark’s...

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