|QUOTE (Hell No.. @ Jul 15 2009, 09:46)|
| I've started reading again. I'm a pain in the ass when it comes to sitting down and getting into a book. I find it very hard to do so. But I did and I'm getting through it. I started Digital Fortress by Dan Brown. I've read the Da Vinci Code and Angels and Demons (before the films) and loved them, and even though this is totally different, plot wise and characters, I'm enjoying it very much. I hope I can finish this and then move on to Deception Point and get that done by the time his new book comes out in September time.|
P.S, Whats this Moby Dick like? I know it's a childrens book, but I've seen 2 films now where a character reads it! Anyone?
Dan Brown is an excellent writer! I applause you for reading through his books.
As for Moby Dick, it took me a while to read it, about three months overall. It is a superb book, the way it is was written with all of the metaphors and such was just astonishing. At first, it is a quite hard read, but you get used to it as you read more and more, and then you start to appreciate it. And what's crazy is that you think it's just a story about a whale, but it's not, it's much more then that. It's a tale of black & white (good & evil), and makes you really think at your times. This novel makes you travel to the depths of your brain, and you'll find yourself thinking for hours on end. Great book. Reccomended, really.
As for myself, I've been taking an interest in Sherlock Holmes short stories, and A Study in Scarlet
alongside with The Sign of Four
. Holmes' deduction skills shown in the book are absolutely amazing, I might add. And with such vivid detail, it's hard not to imagine the characters right in front of you, acting out as you read the book.
Probably after my Sherlock Holmes readings, I will proceed to a novel entitled "The Road." Which is an epic tale of surivival of a young son and father, stranded in a post-apocalyptic lands. It is very like Fallout 3, and my close friend drew me into the book and I took a peak at it. I say, it looks rather interesting.
I'll keep ya guys updated.