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Old 11-13-2009, 09:26 AM
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My copies of Q-Squared and Imzadi arrived today (finally!!) and I may give up on The Solomon Key - I'm only at page 100 and totally uninterested in whatever is going to happen next - and switch to some Trek instead.
They both are fast reads.
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Old 11-13-2009, 09:29 AM
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Do you mean "The Lost Symbol" or is there a knock-off book?
Oh, that's right Solomon Key was the original title!! See how memorable the book is!
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Old 11-13-2009, 09:36 AM
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Oh, that's right Solomon Key was the original title!! See how memorable the book is!
Wow, I thought it was kinda weak, but I'm surprised you're not chewing through it. Please explain what your opinion of it is.
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Old 11-13-2009, 09:41 AM
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Wow, I thought it was kinda weak, but I'm surprised you're not chewing through it. Please explain what your opinion of it is.
I'm only at page 100 so far, but I'm finding it very repetitive already - the mention on nearly every second page about the great discovery is getting annoying. Mainly because I don't have quite that short an attention span that I need such frequent reminders.

I know Brown is not a great writer anyway, but the last books have been much better page turners than this one is proving to be.
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Old 11-13-2009, 09:48 AM
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I'm only at page 100 so far, but I'm finding it very repetitive already - the mention on nearly every second page about the great discovery is getting annoying. Mainly because I don't have quite that short an attention span that I need such frequent reminders.

I know Brown is not a great writer anyway, but the last books have been much better page turners than this one is proving to be.
The only other one I had read was Da Vinci Code. Lost Symbol seems kind of like a poor copy of it. By the end of the book, it is exactly the same as Da Vinci.
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Old 11-13-2009, 09:55 AM
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The only other one I had read was Da Vinci Code. Lost Symbol seems kind of like a poor copy of it. By the end of the book, it is exactly the same as Da Vinci.
I'm guessing that Langdon's revered mentor is probably

in case some haven't read it


If this book follows his previous pattern - that's what I would figure. But hopefully I wrong and he's changed his pattern a bit.
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I'm guessing that Langdon's revered mentor is probably

in case some haven't read it


If this book follows his previous pattern - that's what I would figure. But hopefully I wrong and he's changed his pattern a bit.
Nope. It's changed, but similar. The tone of the ending is really what makes it exactly like the previous book.
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I'm a little surprised - but not that's it similar. I'll churn through it eventually.
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Has anyone read/listened to the Spock vs. Q series?
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Has anyone read/listened to the Spock vs. Q series?
I have the first audiobook. While mildly amusing, I haven't listened to it in years. It's primarily a conversation between Q & Spock in front of a live audience. You may like it, but I found it to be rather unspectacular.
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