Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: March 1st 2007
Pages no: 450
Edition language: English
James Rollins is one of those writers who is absolutely awesome for the first 3-to-4 books you read from him. Then, you realize that he is just like all those other writers that churn out novels as a ridiculous pace. They’re the same novel, just with different locations, bad guy names, etc. Even rea...
This book took way longer than it should have to get through. It wasn't too bad - until the ending turned out to be like a bad Bruckheimer/Bay summer movie.
I am having a hard time rating Deep Fathom. The story itself was exciting, action-packed, and fun, if rather over-the-top and full of deus ex machina devices. It sprawled from outer space to the very deepest parts of Earth's oceans, and it had juicy entanglements with ancient and vaguely mysteriou...
Very good story. The writing? It suffers in comparison with his later books I'm not certain this one would have made me seek out others of his so I'm glad I read this now while waiting for more. :-) The ending? Uh, naw.