Publish date: September 9th 2012
Publisher: Michael Joseph
Pages no: 416
Edition language: English
A man named Gutierrez brings an old Mayan artifact to Dr. Chel Manu. It is obviously stolen and she knows she should report it. But this artifact is like nothing she (or anyone else) has ever seen. Meanwhile, a prion disease has appeared (think mad cow) and the doctors are desperately searching for ...
And apparently I can't sleep. Because you know..the prions. It's always about the prions. Let me start by saying this. I have insomnia. And this is the third book in months I've picked up about sleeping issues. These prions are serious business, man. Just pick up Charlie Huston's Sleepless for a goo...
Very entertaining, the pacing was just right.
I thought it would like The Mayan Testament kind of book but it has nothing to do with the end of the world although Thomason ties the Mayans to the medical search for a cure to a disease. So nope, it didn't hold my interest and I dropped it.
That was so dull. Drawn-out. Full of flat characters and improbable situations. I am not impressed. I was not engaged, nor entertained. This was a big miss for me. I read the first 250, skimmed the rest - and it wasn't worth any of that (minimal) effort.