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The Da Vinci Code Code,
This review is from: The Da Vinci Code: (Robert Langdon Book 2) (Paperback)The famous Civil Servant sat at his computer typing. His wife entered, gazing in awe at his finely toned figure.
"What are you doing?" she questioned?
"I'm writing a review of the Da Vinci Code' he replied. "As you know, it was published in 1997, the year that the Vatican assassinated Stephen Hawking for questioning whether or not the world was round"
"Is this the Da Vinci Code that was the very exciting thriller?"
"Or so it is believed" replied the famous civil servant "but take a look at this". He handed her a large illustrated tomb entitled 'The Da Vinci Code'
His wife gazed at the book and the writing, and then suddenly gasped aloud
"But...but it's just a load of poorly put together sentences, two dimensional characters and obvious plot twists, mainly narrated by the clean cut hero in a patronising manner to his female assistant? How could Dan Brown ever hope to make this a best seller?"
"That is the cunning part" replied the increasingly handsome and clever civil servant. "In order for Dan Brown to be proclaimed saviour of the thriller novel, he had to be made to look controversial. So he chucked in a load of nonsense that he vaguely remembered from reading The Holy Blood and the Holy Grail so that his novel would seem subversive and sticking it to the man (or god). Then he put in an introduction stating that all the facts were true so people thought they were actually learning something new. And because the novel is attacking organised religion, anyone who criticised the book could be seen to be an agent of the church"
Meanwhile, 300 miles away, the hunchbacked crippled albino.....
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Initial post: 15 Jan 2011 16:15:40 GMT
Marie Soderberg says:
I like your history better than mr Browns.
Posted on 22 Jun 2012 11:49:43 BDT
Did you ever think about writing a book?
In reply to an earlier post on 26 Jun 2012 21:51:11 BDT
N. J. Mazonowicz says:
I have written a short story in this collection 'Bed of Secret Joy'
Posted on 10 Jul 2012 20:27:07 BDT
T. G. Braithwaite says:
Posted on 18 Sep 2012 12:42:57 BDT
T. Deighton says:
This is hilarious!
Posted on 20 Jul 2013 18:50:43 BDT
Melanie Powell says:
Wonderfully ridiculed! Like it. Your review - not the book!
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