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Deception Point by Dan Brown
Deception Point by Dan Brown
Dan Brown has written another fast-paced, intellectual thriller, one in which deception, politics, and secrecy all combine to sweep the reader along. It retains the suspense of Robert Ludlum "The Paris Option" with the build up found in Britt Gillette's "Conquest of Paradise". From the Arctic ice shelf to the political rat race of Washington, DC, the plot twists and turns as the protagonists (and the reader) learn more and more about a plot that becomes more and more believable. This is not a traditional formulaic thriller. Brown's book is hard to put down, as the reader becomes more and more involved in the action. A definite must read. If you like this type of thriller you might want to… Read more
Angels & Demons by Dan Brown
Angels & Demons by Dan Brown
8 of 9 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Good But, Dec 9 2004
Like many people, I discovered Dan Brown through The Da Vinci Code (The Da Vinci Code and "A Tourist in the Yucatan" were my favorite thrillers of the year). As much as I enjoyed the just-one-more-page-before-I-turn-out-the-light qualities of this book I still prefer The Da Vinci Code. Angels & Demons is the prequel for The Da Vinci Code and I could truly see Brown's growth as a writer in his later work. I would consider his plotting skills in Angels & Demons good, but by the time he went on to write The Da Vinci Code I believe they were perfected.
Angels & Demons still possesses the page turning, fast paced plotting present in The Da Vinci Code. However, in my… Read more
The Da Vinci Code: Special Illustrated Edition by Dan Brown
8 of 13 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great Idea!, Nov. 17 2004
I had already read the Da Vinci Code but wish this book had been available when I did read it. THe story has much greater impact when you can see the actual works of art and try and decipher the hidden clues. This is a must have for Da Vinci Code Fans!