The Footprints of God
Publish date: August 12th 2003
Pages no: 463
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction
, Mystery Thriller
A bit too philosophical for me. I normally enjoy Greg Iles books very much. He writes books of various genres. That provides diversity but this book was a bit too eclectic for me.
Greg Iles keeps my interest, despite the almost too-heavy delve into quantum physics. He succeeds in not dumbing down the genius level subject by making it almost understandable; what he referenced to in his afterword: mission accomplished.Plus, as a reader, it makes me feel smart. Love the science ...
Greg Iles is an author who is just as likely to write a good book as a lemon. This one is of the citrus variety. The plot starts off as highly improbable then works its way through silly to inane. X desperately needs to go here but then really has to go there. Z tells Y to kill X but then Y wonders ...
This is an adventure thriller that reminds me of Da Vinci Code except this story looks into the future instead of back into the past. It sort turns into a science fiction book at the end with development of the ultimate computer that will enable humans to be God.