f a i t h * i n * f i c t i o n: Just Because You're Paranoid Doesn't Mean <i>DaVinci Code</I> Isn't Wretched

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Tuesday, April 04, 2006

Just Because You're Paranoid Doesn't Mean DaVinci Code Isn't Wretched

Mark Bertrand examines some recent noodling columnists have been doing on the rise of the "religious thriller" and wonders if they've gotten it slightly wrong.

Some good thoughts, plus he coins the phrase, "The Hack Novel that Wouldn't Die," which is about the most apropos thing anyone has said about the book Dan Brown's afflicted upon us. Didn't we say everything that needed to be said last time? Why are we doing this again? It's baffling. Who cares if there's a movie coming out. Just let the thing die.