Book authors you really disliked, and would never read again.
Started by sphinx, 27th June 2018 14:10 in Poetry, Books & Writing

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    Default Re: Book authors you really disliked, and would never read again.

    sphinx
    Stephen King...Dan Brown...
    Having read (and abandoned half way through due to utter boredom) Under The Dome, it is doubtful that I will ever read Mr King again.

    Dan Brown's plagiaristic tat is OK - as long as you don't go all Catholic and just remember that clever people weren't supposed to take it seriously. Angels & Demons was too heavy on a single premise, making the whole thing much too predictable. The Da Vinci Code was just plain silly, but slightly more interesting and well-written than the equally silly book (Holy Blood, Holy Grail) of which it was basically a remake. Inferno had a very slight plot which was entirely revealed in the first few pages - everything after that was just running around implausibly escaping being shot at every two seconds. The Lost Symbol appears to be an attempt at a sequel to Thomas Harris' Red Dragon with the names changed.
    Would I read him again? Yes, but only when I don't want anything to think about.
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    "The Satanic Verses".

    Generally agreed to be a turgid read, and deliberately setting out to cause offence to Muslims.
    He hasnít read it.

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    "The Satanic Verses".

    Generally agreed to be a turgid read, and deliberately setting out to cause offence to Muslims.
    That's not too difficult.
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    I used to like Patricia Cornwell and Jeffrey Deaver - their early works were really good - unfortunately both seem to have gone off. I suppose it must be difficult to to find something that has not already been done to death.

 


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