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The Rule of Four
The Rule of Four
Author: Ian Caldwell, Dustin Thomason
A mysterious coded manuscript, a violent Ivy League murder, and the secrets of a Renaissance prince collide in a labyrinth of betrayal, madness, and genius.
Princeton. Good Friday, 1999. On the eve of graduation, two students are a hairsbreadth from solving the mysteries of the Hypnerotoma...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780743529730
ISBN-10: 0743529731
Publication Date: 5/4/2004
Edition: Abridged
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.

3 stars, based on 31 ratings
Publisher: Audioworks
Book Type: Audio CD
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Helpful Score: 2
I keep wanting to like these types of books but just can't quite get into them. They start with promise but tend to each have their own issues. While this one was well written and I adored the puzzle of the Hypnerotomachia the main character's apathetic nature made me batty. He lets life rule him and for a while strives to break this pattern but in the end his nature over rides any of his desires and leaves the reader feeling lacking. I've seen some people rave about this book but I'll have to admit it wasn't for me.
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Helpful Score: 1
An exciting read that keeps you in suspense until the very end. It's a very interesting mystery that blends fiction and history into a modern setting.
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