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Exactly. CalmB4theStorm - 27/04/2004 02:36:02 AM

I've Read Angels and Deamons by Dan Brown and found it to be an interesting read, but I do have reservations about recomending it because mixed in with the truth aspects is a fabricated coruption in the church perfectly fiting the views of Vatican conspiracy theory believers.

I've read that too, and many many of the things that he tried to pass off as fact were completely ludicrous. It would have been fine if he meant it as purely fiction, but he put in just enough true stuff to make it interesting, and then he added a bunch of hogwash that sounded pretty much right and lumped that stuff in with the factual stuff. It drove me absolutely insane.

I would say Dan Brown is a good writer but in his areas of research he takes what helps his story even if it is iffy. This is fine for fiction but everyone should understand that if in doing so he goes into touchy subjects the truth will be defended so the impresionable people don't get mislead by fiction.

Perfectly said. I couldn't agree more.


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