5.16.2009

Line editing The Da Vinci Code

A friend of mine, Robert Glick, is taking a wry, brief crack at re-editing Dan Brown's book properly...

3 comments:

Trevor Jackson said...

"On his hands and knees, the curator froze (but he wasn't moving), turning his head slowly (but he's frozen!)."

Brutal. But I'd be lying if I said that didn't make me afraid to write. (Even this comment contains a cliche!)

Grendel said...

Yeah, Dan Brown's cliche-ing all the way to the... oh never mind.

Jane said...

Love it.

I tried reading that piece of shit excuse for a book three times, and all three times I couldn't get more than 10 pages in before I felt ill.

If your friend manages to get through the whole thing, I'd love to read his version.