It is comparable to the other Dan Brown books in the series.
This book is very similar to the first books in this series. It was a very slow start, so I was worried that I would not be that interested in it. But once the "intrigue" and the "figuring out of the clues" started, I enjoyed it. And honestly, the resulting end of the book was good. What ended up happening is not what I expected, so that is always a good end to a book.
Undone, (2009), Genesis (UK and Australia title)
The above is the correct order. Honestly, each book can be read as a stand alone. But the background info is good to have.
I read this book based on another reviewer recommending in his review of a book that I was thinking about getting. The reviews on that book were only so so, so I decided to read a book that someone recommended with gusto. This book was pleasant. It wasn't faced paced or cutting edge, but interesting enough. I like Sherlock Holmes as much as anyone does who likes mysteries. The best part about this book was that the chapters alternated between a present day "Sherlockian" and the voice of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle in his day. As the Sherlockian was uncovering a mystery, the mystery was being acted out in real time in the other chapter. I was really intrigued by this format. I kept wondering what Sir Doyle had done that would be so interesting to today's Sherlockian - did he murder someone? Intrigue. So, the overall resolution to the book was pretty good. I recommend it. Not fast paced and exciting, but interesting.
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