You know what’s interesting? I found reading The Da Vinci Code and Angels And Demons excruciating experiences. Yet as I cracked open The Lost Symbol and turned to the prologue, I still felt a tingle of excitement. I mean, he’s had four books to work through all the empty plot holes, tired cliches, and lazy characters. This one has to be better, right?
My first laugh out loud moment. On the Dan Brown website, it quotes a review from the L.A. Times, “The wait is over. The Lost Symbol is here–and you don’t have to be a Freemason to enjoy it…THRILLING AND ENTERTAINING, LIKE THE EXPERIENCE ON A ROLLER COASTER.”
The actual quote, from the L.A. Times website: “The Lost Symbol” is more like the experience on any roller coaster — thrilling, entertaining and then it’s over.
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