Crap books and good books (was Re: Best Books of 2004)

Kathleen Jennings kathleen.jennings at
Tue Jan 18 17:59:13 EST 2005

Melissa wrote:
> Anyway, after the first of the year I finally read _The Bourne Identity_ and
> it restored my faith in thriller writers.  :)  And poor Marie really got
> shafted in her character's translation to the big screen.

I agree! Although I couldn't quite shake the feeling that sometimes
the author missed the exact word he was trying for, that his word
selection was subtly malapropistic (I don't think that's a word yet).
It didn't spoil the book.

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