I was very interested in this book due to the technical aspect which I found promising, but was left entirely disappointed.
Russinovich writes like he's narrating a bad action thriller - usually a sure sign of someone lacking any real writing talent.
His characters are one-dimensional and impossible to relate to. Every female character was always described (and defined, it seems) in terms of her sexual attractiveness. For the life of me I could not figure out how this contributes to the story and only added to the overall feeling of cheap writing.
The book is also swarming with cliches, but that's something you can expect given that the bad guys are Muslim,… Read more