The writing badness that is Dan Brown

My children gave me Dan Brown’s Angels and Demons for Mother’s Day, by way of a gag gift. They also gave me a red pen to mark it up with.

I couldn’t possibly do any better than Language Log, though:

The Dan Brown Code
Dan Brown Still Moving Very Briskly About
Renowned author Dan Brown staggered through his formulaic opening sentence
Oxen, sharks, and insects: we need pictures
Thank God for film: Dan Brown without the writing
Learning the ropes in the trenches with Dan Brown
Don’t look at their eyes!
A five-letter password for a man obsessed with Susan


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