Isn't that so annoying? I've been reading Angels & Demons for like the past 3 weeks and this book just won't finish. I just can't stand reading it anymore and I really want it to finish it so that I can start a book I actually feel like reading. Thinking about having to finish this dumbass book is like giving me stress. I stil have about 100 pages to go.
It's a great book, but having read Dan Brown's other big book, The Davinci Code, I can already predict the overall plot cause authors retain their storytelling style. For example, I totally knew from the beginning who the villians were going to be (I knew Kohler was involved). I know they're going to have to solve puzzles and decipher clues, how they did it was unexciting and unsuspenseful cause I know they're going to do it and they're going to be right. I already know that they're going to stop the antimatter from destroying vatican city and that langdon isn't going to die. So it's hard to feel suspense during any of those fighting-for-his-life scene when I know he's going to make it anyway.
I'm so not in the mood, I want to read a girly book but this book is in my way. Yesterday I had the day off so I blocked out chunks of time to just speed read this book with no other side distractions. At the end of the day I resented the book even more and wanted to put Dan Brown on my hit list because I didn't go to the gym, I didn't go to lunch with my mom at her friend's house, and I only got through like 70 pages.
This book is like being in a bad relationship. It makes you miss out on living your own life. It makes you feel frustrated and it drains you. At the end of the day you have very little to show for it (70 pages??? I feel like I spent at least half the day reading!), and yet you still go back and give it another chance.