December 20th, 2004, 03:55 PM #201
Originally Posted by Winsomemore
Just because I'm curious, how would you (and anyone else who has read all four Brown books) rank the four novels?
1. Angels & Demons (by a hair)
2. Da Vinci Code
3. Deception Point
4. Digital Fortress
Oh... and in keeping with the topic of this thread, I'm currently reading Chicken Soup for the Golfer's Soul. Why?? Hell, I don't know why. I had nothing to do at lunch time, went next door to the library and that's what I came up with. It's actually okay. It's a collection of short stories, almost all of which are just a couple pages long. It's pretty convenient since I don't have time to sit down and read a full novel right now. I think I have "Along Came A Spider" by James Patterson at home and am hoping to start that once the holidays start winding down. It will be the first Patterson book I read, so if I would be better off starting with another title, please share the info.
December 20th, 2004, 04:41 PM #202
On a scale of 1 to 10 with 10 being his best:
Originally Posted by Rob2716
1. Angels & Demons 10
2. Da Vinci Code 9.9
3. Deception Point 9.8
4. Digital Fortress 9.6
I agree with your rankings Rob. He hasn't written a bad book yet imho.
December 21st, 2004, 10:22 PM #203
Follow up: Highly recommend "The Firefly" by P.T. Deutermann. Finished it tonight. If you like Tom Clancy and Dan Brown this book should be a good read.
December 21st, 2004, 11:56 PM #204
The Art Of War by Frederick the Great.
December 22nd, 2004, 12:14 AM #205
"Marine Sniper" by Charles Henderson.
December 23rd, 2004, 02:46 PM #206
Originally Posted by Euchrid
I find it interesting that Dick's works are good ideas for movies, but don't translate directly to the screen. Minority Report the book just seems like a treatment for the movie.
I just started
So far I've like most of Crichton's work except for Congo and The Lost World (which was a sequel to JP the movie, not JP the book).
December 23rd, 2004, 03:05 PM #207
Umberto Eco's "The Name of the Rose".
December 24th, 2004, 03:42 PM #208
He's just not that into you. Great call HP. True and funny read. Wow.
December 30th, 2004, 05:18 PM #209
Originally Posted by Fooferah
I'm reading that now. If you like the Hitchhiker's Guide, you may like this as well, although some may find offernse in the subject matter.
January 10th, 2005, 08:21 AM #210
I just finished
which was a lot of fun, especially looking at all of the "high-tech" stuff of the late sixties.
So now I though I'd read his next book...