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Temple

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

Breathtaking

Matthew Reilly does not know how to write a dull boring book. This one has more action and cliff hangers than I could count.The author has interesting characters and villans and always picks interesting locales.I would suggest reading Ice Station then Area 7 so that you...
Matthew Reilly does not know how to write a dull boring book. This one has more action and cliff hangers than I could count.The author has interesting characters and villans and always picks interesting locales.I would suggest reading Ice Station then Area 7 so that you get a feel for his style.Those 2 books also introduce you to his common character "Scarecrow" I found the nice thing was that you don't necessarily have to read them in any order. He is a great action writer and I hope he has a long career ahead.

posted by dogonit on January 26, 2014

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1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

Good for Teens, maybe

This was my first Matthew Reilly read, and quite frankly I'm not anxious for more. Reilly does present a fairly exciting, far-reaching scenario. But much of the plot is juvenile and shallow, and this Australian writer has a lot of research to do about US military and go...
This was my first Matthew Reilly read, and quite frankly I'm not anxious for more. Reilly does present a fairly exciting, far-reaching scenario. But much of the plot is juvenile and shallow, and this Australian writer has a lot of research to do about US military and government terminology and organization. Trying to straddle the line between science fiction, adventure, and government conspiracy/mystery seems a little beyond Reilly's grasp. 'Temple' passed the time, but left me wondering if it had been time well-spent.

posted by AnotherOldSpook on March 11, 2009

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 3, 2014

    Needs an editor

    Repeated typos throughout, someone diid a search and replace with the word DIE, whichcomes up frequently.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 24, 2013

    Bad

    Reilly is a total bigot.

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 12, 2013

    D

    If you are looking for a great book, look elsewhere.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 23, 2004

    Ridiculous

    Save your money and just watch an action cartoon. There is way too much death-defying heroism, moment after moment after moment. I didn't even finish it.

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    Posted October 8, 2010

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    Posted May 3, 2010

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