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The Codex

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

7 out of 8 people found this review helpful.

Great Book for an Escape

Discovered Douglas Preston, The Codex through a friend's suggestion. Slow start until I caught the mood, then off with a dash. Found the writing style to be a page turner mystery, about three-quarters through I thought I had the story line, but alas, discovered I was mi...
Discovered Douglas Preston, The Codex through a friend's suggestion. Slow start until I caught the mood, then off with a dash. Found the writing style to be a page turner mystery, about three-quarters through I thought I had the story line, but alas, discovered I was mislead by the anticipation of the results. Beautiful descriptive writing, so realistic. Enjoyed my first exposure to Mr. Preston's writing style.

posted by Anonymous on November 22, 2006

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Most Helpful Critical Review

2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

Decent Book

The Codex is an okay book, I found myself bored pretty much the entire time while reading it. The story seems as if takes place in the same exact place the whole time which is boring. It was one of those books where I had to finish the book just to finish it hoping the ...
The Codex is an okay book, I found myself bored pretty much the entire time while reading it. The story seems as if takes place in the same exact place the whole time which is boring. It was one of those books where I had to finish the book just to finish it hoping the ending would at least be gratifying, but it was thoroughly disappointing. This book shouldn't be on your're next to read list, find another book.

posted by Anonymous on August 14, 2005

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 1, 2005

    Horrible, just horrible

    I am a huge and loyal Lincoln/Child fan, but I'm sorry, this book was probably the worst waste of a tree ever! I wanted nothing more than to have Sally Colorado DIE throughout the whole book. I think she must be the most offensive and annoying literary character in history! Terrible plot, cartoonish bad guys, annoying characters and NO ONE and I mean NO ONE would fall in love with the female lead in this one! ugh! Use this one to line your bird cage.

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 4, 2004

    Disappointingi

    A major disappointment. After 50 pages I returned it to the library. Two-dimensional characters and sophomoric writing style. Guess I'll wait for the Preston-Child novel with Agent Pendergast.

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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