It is rare that I watch a movie before I read a book, but that was the case here. I found the movie online, and it was engrossing. I felt the book would be just as good, if not better. So picked it up quickly.
For a change, it was nice to read a thriller where the fate of the world as we know it wasn’t in the balance, or hanging on the actions of the protagonist. I started reading this book knowing very well that there would be historical “facts” and religious views in it, having heard of the novel long back.
I tend to stick to an author if I am wowed by their work. When the author writes in a way that appeals to me, and in my favorite genre too, then it’s a bonus. I was eager to try Dan Brown’s books again, after reading Digital Fortress last year. The next book on the cards was another of his standalone books, Deception Point. Continue reading “Book Review: Deception Point, by Dan Brown”
I’ve always been intrigued by thrillers. I had heard of Dan Brown, mostly for his book The Da Vinci Code, but somehow, the author and his books eluded my bookshelf and even when they came to it, I delayed reading. The first book I got was this one, and a title that intrigued me from the get-go. Even though it is a digital world these days, it’s hardly a fortress, so I wondered what the book would bring. Continue reading “Book Review: Digital Fortress, by Dan Brown”
About the author:
Frederick Forsyth is an English author, best known for his thriller books like Day of the Jackal, The Afghan etc. He has been conferred a CBE (Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire). This is his latest novel.
Cover and blurb:
A world map with a target on it, the silhouette of a man and the color of blood… all that along with the reputation of the author screams thriller. The blurb just makes that more effective. Continue reading “Book Review: The Kill List, by Frederick Forsyth”