It's only a good conspiracy, if you don't know it's a conspiracy
Here's what the back of the book has to say: A dark mystery spanning the past... A covert war raging in the present... An ancient enemy bent on hiding a truth that would rock the foundations of mankind. Though I'm guessing Muslims, Buddhists, Hindus, etc, are probably thinking "the foundations of what, now?" After a lifetime …
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My favourite waste of time
I thought I'd actually wait until the year was over (2014, just in case you...) before putting my heads together and seeing what I'd read that was worthy of The Speesh Golden Bookmark* for best book/read I read in 2014. As usual, I don't seem to have read any of other places' 'Books of the Year.' Partly …
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The Lost Symbol by Dan Brown My rating: 3 of 5 stars It would be a cliché to give Dan Brown a bad review. Like me proving my good-taste blog-writer credentials. Too easy as well. It must be pretty much expected to say a Dan Brown book is poor. Especially so if I was reviewing …
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Let's just see how it goes, eh? Though checking the cover blurb is making me think 'National Treasure.' Also. I seem to have acquired a first edition, first printing. Reading The Lost Symbol by Dan Brown View on Path
A book that isn't sure what it wants to be? I don't know.
Gospel Truths by J.G. Sandom My rating: 4 of 5 stars This is not your run-of-the-mill religious, historical, chase, search, code-breaking, discovery of some ancient artefact that proves Christianity is based on a myth or a lie, type of thriller. It's quite a step up from that. Passages reminded me of books I've read by Alan Furst or Olen Steinhauer. …
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