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The Da Vinci Cod: A Fishy Parody
The Da Vinci Cod A Fishy Parody
Author: Don Brine, Adam Roberts
Written by literature professor and science fiction author Adam Roberts under the pen name of "Don Brine," this is a gloriously savage and wacky send-up of the repetitious, digressive prose style; ridiculous plot convolutions; and continuity errors representative of Dan Brown's blockbuster bestseller THE DA VINCI CODE and other academic/historic...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780060848071
ISBN-10: 0060848073
Publication Date: 10/1/2005
Pages: 208
  • Currently 2/5 Stars.

2 stars, based on 4 ratings
Publisher: Perennial Currents
Book Type: Paperback
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I've decided, after attempting this book, I need to stop trying to read parodies in the hopes that they will be funny. Sure, they sound like something I may like, since "Weird Al" and the "Scary Movies" humor me, but this (and other by the author under his various pen names) always fall short.

There is just too much repetition of words in an attempt to get a laugh that actually makes it feel like the author is just trying to fill space and his version of humor really sucks. It's just not amusing. It got to page 40 (a record for me) and had to give up because I couldn't see this piece of 'cod' getting any better.
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