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Postby ahmads » Wed Mar 22, 2006 3:18 pm

tikay wrote:I think it is hard to read a book on the computer and it must be hard on the eyes because we spend too much time on the computer already...here in the English clib! I will try to send you the book when my sister is done ...she is haveing

Thank you Tikey ..It is very nice from you..
But The problem is:
This book isn't allowed to publishing in Jordan ,,I think Christian here in Jordan have protested
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and If I receive this book I will face bad problems :? :?
maybe maybe I am not sure :lol:

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Postby tikay » Thu Mar 23, 2006 3:45 am

well that is it then the decision is made i cannot put you in jepardy my friend even if it is a good price at the post office! :lol:
I will have to give it to someone who won't be risking so much to read it!

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Postby hereiam » Sat Apr 08, 2006 8:10 am

I have started to read this plot cause as I can see it is a talk of the world. Both the book and the comming movie as well as court case. You know - I have a point to rethink for people who believe passionatelly that this book MIGHT be real - why don't you believe into the stories about Jesus that are in Bible (for example)?
You can also read online versions of Gospel and these books say quite different things about lot of things you have been writing here according to Dan Brown version (and not only his - what worse - cause he has a court case about copyrights to this book)
I am catholic who probably will never even read this book. Because I don't like sensational books based on religion. I think generally more eveil comes from such books than any use. And I have to say in that place that catholics are very civilised people compared to muslim believers who would give the author of such a book a death sentence and burn some embassays again.
but what I would like to finish with is that it is much harder probably to believe in Gospel than to believe in Dan Brown book.
Becasue simply much easier is to choose shorter way than a longer way - whatever it means.
Thanks for reading,
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Postby Dixie » Sat Apr 08, 2006 9:02 am

hereiam wrote:I have started to read this plot cause as I can see it is a talk of the world. Both the book and the comming movie as well as court case. You know - I have a point to rethink for people who believe passionatelly that this book MIGHT be real - why don't you believe into the stories about Jesus that are in Bible (for example)?
You can also read online versions of Gospel and these books say quite different things about lot of things you have been writing here according to Dan Brown version (and not only his - what worse - cause he has a court case about copyrights to this book)
I am catholic who probably will never even read this book. Because I don't like sensational books based on religion. I think generally more eveil comes from such books than any use. And I have to say in that place that catholics are very civilised people compared to muslim believers who would give the author of such a book a death sentence and burn some embassays again.
but what I would like to finish with is that it is much harder probably to believe in Gospel than to believe in Dan Brown book.
Becasue simply much easier is to choose shorter way than a longer way - whatever it means.
Thanks for reading,
hereiam


I strongly recommend that you read the novel, Hereiam. It's really, really beautiful. I have read it twice and it's now one of my favorite. You say you're a catholic and I guess a strong believer in religion, but if you've got an open mind you'll have no problem with the book. If you like mystery and adventure you'll get that too.

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hello Dixie:)

Postby hereiam » Sat Apr 08, 2006 3:33 pm

Well... Dan Brown is someone you can "meet" on-line. As I can see he is a very intelligent and well-to-do man in his 50ties (probably) who can afford travelling the world to write the next bestseller.
You can read a bit below:
http://www.danbrown.com/meet_dan/index.html
Why should I believe him - not other people?
His bestselling book - surely - must be brilliant enough to be sold in 50 million copies worldwide but I know lot of other the same way inspiring stories that will never be so successfull because they arenot meant to be sold or bought.
So - don't understand me badly Dixie - some great painters died in total poverty and people reminded over them even 100 years later to recognize them as important and valid. When they were valid and innovative of course.
Dan Brown - for me - is a son of professor who was smart enough to use his numerous connections and inborn intelect to be successful writer during his lifetime. As deals the values he wants to give to me in his books - are there any?
Jane Austin presents a good picture/a perfect picture of her times. She gives a portrait of society. What presents Dan brown? Well written sensation?
Well... I have some other mysterious things to think about.
Much more positive than Dan Brown's one I hope.
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Postby Tora » Sat Apr 08, 2006 4:32 pm

I read it long time ago!
it was a success
i must confess!

The real sensation and i
do not regret
the time i spend

reading, i wasn't yawning, it was breath-taking and i adored it! Hmm... what to add here...
Yes, i hardy believe it, but i want to... believe! :wink:

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Postby tikay » Sat Apr 08, 2006 9:08 pm

Let me go ahead and just say what i am thinking to possibly help some people to understand the popularity of truth....the dan brown book is not that great because of the author dears...there are far better writers about...what is exceptional is that this subjects time has come...just as it is stated in the novel based on Spiritual christian Truths...you see it is not Dan who is being really applauded here, it is the subject he has chosen to write about, which is the ancient tradition of the search for the holy grail and the arc of the covenant.

If you think that there is some evil force of magic surrounding the story book, that will reach out and touch you with its angry claws, you are being far too superstitious which is what is wrong with religious teachings. Most all religious text are based on the wishes of the human and this is why they fail.

The bible was written by man~ honey about a man of GOD as we all are... and with the political structure of those times in mind, in particular ... believe me! The Bible was meant for the times...and it is lovely but it is far too mis-understood today.

Even the BIBLES vast popularity could not have been expected by those who wrote their words and pressed ancient chiseled instrument to stone tablet. :?

What the world needs is to stop the mass hypnosis that has been prompted by the Bible less studied followers who blindly follow like the flock of sheep follow the Shepard....
My personal JESUS moved forward with the times, and embraces all people ....
regardless of their lack of feeling for their human kin based upon out-dated thinking.


We need new mythologies that are, as good as, the old ones... and if no one is ever going to educate themselves in religeons and take the pen up as a sword against the poverty of the closed mind well, then let the demons of ignorance have you.
Jesus is sick and tired of everyones lack of imagination and I know this because HE AND ME...we are buddys...we talk all the time.
I talk to ALL the GODS... you see I love and believe in EVERY ONE OF THEM....we must bless them into being real, as co-creators in our very own lives, as Jesus told us to do before anyone ever wrote anything it is written on our hearts by our conciousness.

The Gnostic teachings are written on in hundreds of books....Dan just added a few new words to a very very old written work. the man got his information elsewhere. Indiana Jones is a movie about the arc as well and no one thinks the writer of this movie is the anti-crist....they think that I am. :lol:

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Postby illusion » Sun Apr 09, 2006 9:32 am

Dixie wrote:
hereiam wrote:I have started to read this plot cause as I can see it is a talk of the world. Both the book and the comming movie as well as court case. You know - I have a point to rethink for people who believe passionatelly that this book MIGHT be real - why don't you believe into the stories about Jesus that are in Bible (for example)?
You can also read online versions of Gospel and these books say quite different things about lot of things you have been writing here according to Dan Brown version (and not only his - what worse - cause he has a court case about copyrights to this book)
I am catholic who probably will never even read this book. Because I don't like sensational books based on religion. I think generally more eveil comes from such books than any use. And I have to say in that place that catholics are very civilised people compared to muslim believers who would give the author of such a book a death sentence and burn some embassays again.
but what I would like to finish with is that it is much harder probably to believe in Gospel than to believe in Dan Brown book.
Becasue simply much easier is to choose shorter way than a longer way - whatever it means.
Thanks for reading,
hereiam


I strongly recommend that you read the novel, Hereiam. It's really, really beautiful. I have read it twice and it's now one of my favorite. You say you're a catholic and I guess a strong believer in religion, but if you've got an open mind you'll have no problem with the book. If you like mystery and adventure you'll get that too.


I'm a catholic too but the book doesn't offence me in any way I guess it's a matter of attitude. :-) Now all I wanna do is watch the da vinci code-the movie!!!!!!!

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Postby tikay » Sat Apr 22, 2006 10:34 pm

So has anyone seen this movie yet?
Is it great?

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Postby Tora » Sun Apr 23, 2006 6:36 am

tikay wrote:So has anyone seen this movie yet?
Is it great?


In russia it's going to be released ONLY in late may... 18th i guess... :(

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Postby Dixie » Mon Apr 24, 2006 8:11 am

tikay wrote:So has anyone seen this movie yet?
Is it great?


It's gonna be released on May 19 everywhere! :D

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Postby Tora » Mon Apr 24, 2006 4:00 pm

Dixie wrote:
tikay wrote:So has anyone seen this movie yet?
Is it great?


It's gonna be released on May 19 everywhere! :D


russia is a part of global civilization! finally!
yes i was mistaken of 19th of may! :oops: i will watch it! :!:

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Postby AYBAYRAKTAR » Thu Jun 22, 2006 2:57 pm

The Da Vinci Code..
Angels and Demons..
Etcetra..

Dan BROWN is great... he is very wel at writing.. And almost everything is realistic, even not all..

There are so many true events and incidents.. When you read about the Christian and Roman Church History in an objective manner, you will see lots of things that are tragic but true and in The Da Vinci Code..

I learned some things that I have never heard before from Dan BROWN.. He is one of the best writers that are alive..


But, its movie was not as good as the book.. Certainly, there would be some changes between the book and the movie.. And of course, the movie couldn't give the book completely.. But this movie is not even as good as other movies derived from books..

Sincerely..
Good-bye..

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Postby AYBAYRAKTAR » Thu Jun 22, 2006 3:06 pm

Dan BROWN is very good at writing and ı love his books..
Those come to me realistic..And I am also a realist person.


Yes, the last part of The Da Vinci Code could be finished suitable for its writing aim..

But, again, they were very good..

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Postby tikay » Thu Jun 22, 2006 6:33 pm

I saw the movie & I was a bit dissappointed, as, I thought that I would be.
See, I had expected it to be better than the book somehow, because you know, how your mind can have these subtle impressions of a character in a book and the facial features are sort of there in your imagination but not completely fixated?

I wanted to have the movie fill in those blanks better, which it did adding a face to the characters of the book, but maybe my faces were preferable, you know? And,the movie did nothing really very creative! And nothing much out of the ordinary...which could have really helped the movie, there could have been more intimate looks or something between the two main characters as they began to fall for one another too!
Well the movie for me just, stuck so closely to the actual wording, used in the text, that I sort of felt as if i had already seen the movie, did you feel that too? I mean just from reading the book, it was like watching the movie a second time.

When they do Angels and Deamons, I hope they get a little bit more creative!
If they undertake that book...as a movie also.
I have only begun that book and then gave it to my sister. I will get myself another one, one day.
Or better, now, I'll just wait for the movie since it will probably be the same modus operandi...I rather like the more researched and factual Gnostic studies more than Dan's stuff.
Basically if I were toreview that movie it (my opinion) would not be very great.
Well when I was reading it i thought so many times this is like watching a movie...his style of presenting the story was movie-like so when the movie was exactly like the book, I was not too surprized. The ending could have been more touching and sweeter yes, I sooo agree on that!

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Postby Dixie » Thu Jun 22, 2006 6:53 pm

Is there gonna be a movie on Angels and Demons??

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Postby tikay » Thu Jun 22, 2006 8:27 pm

Your kidding me Dixie :D
I just figure they will , considering the millions they (producers) rake in ($$$$$$) on every "moving picture" produced.
After the popularity of this one, why would'nt they go for it?
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Postby Dixie » Thu Jun 22, 2006 8:35 pm

I hope they do, I loved the novel :D

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Postby tikay » Fri Jun 23, 2006 1:49 am

well, I am going to have to borrow it back from my sister! (and make time to read it now)

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Da Vinci Code

Postby RCG » Thu Apr 19, 2007 6:22 pm

How is this book???
Is interesting??
Tell me please...


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