Dan Brown – Part I
I wanted to finish all the books written by Dan Brown and then want post my thoughts. But I think it will take time to finish all of them. Today only I have bought Angels and Demons and I am in no mood to read it now. So here goes my thoughts on Da Vinci Code (already the reviews I am giving on Harry Potter are sooperaho sooper late by any standards and this one is read by everybody, except Vimmuuu 😛 😛 ) and a little review on ‘Digital Fortress’.
Da Vinci Code:
One of the intelligently written fiction books which glued me till the end. It raises lot of questions and provides lot of history details which we can’t disagree at a moment. That Priory of Sion, Knight Templars, the interpretation of the paintings of the Leandro Da Vinci, the pagan religion and the situations prevailed just after the crucifixion of Jesus Christ are al explained so well, in which I wondered whether I am reading a novel or some history book. And the twist he has given about the identity of teacher is too good and also the other branch story of the Albino and Teabing’s servant is also really interesting.
And those all the cryptography stuffs with which Robert Langdon and Sophie Neveu toys along and also the police team led by Fache and Collet. Everybody has enough importance and I always waited for the part of Langdon, Sophie and Teabing unveiling the mystery while the story goes on about Bishop Aringarosa.
With everybody has read that, no recommendations.
After reading Da Vinci Code I have took this. With high expectations I have opened as many of my friends said it’s interesting and really good.
The NSA’s invincible code breaking machine TRANSLTR founds a code ‘Digital Fortress’ which can’t be broken. Commander Strathmore calls the NSA’s top cryptographer Susan Fletcher to handle the situation along with him. Meanwhile, David Becker, boy friend of Fletcher was sent to Spain to find out the ring which contains the code to break this ‘Digital Fortress’. A wire-rimmed glass wearied man chases him all along to find the ring. When all the puzzles are solved some shocking things comes to light but in a more positive way.
I shouldn’t have read it just after Da Vinci Code. It’s a way superior book than Digital Fortress and it seems to be guessed the things a little earlier every time which reduced the thrilling experience. There are many a places David Becker misses, misses and misses. It won’t happen any day in real life. And also the things happening inside the cryto comes under that category. If you don’t think much it will be a real nice read else you will get little bored of too many twists.
PS: I have started reading ‘Kite Runner’ now. In between I have finished ‘First Part’ of a tamil novel ‘Pirivom Sandhipom’ by Mr.Sujatha. A very nice one.
Edited to Add:
Friends, As you all have known from OG and Vimmuuu’s post, somebody has created a mail id identical with mine and Vimmuuu’s name. And I could say that the only mail id I use to comunicate with you all anyday is this one: firstname.lastname@example.org and the other one which is linked to my blog email@example.com. I won’t use that for any communication purpose and I am not checking it often. So please be sure that the mail is not from me, if it comes from any of the ids other than
Thank you!!! 🙂