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I very rarely leave a book unfinished, but I just couldn't force myself to get to the end of this one.
I found the language awkward, the characters one-dimensional stereotypes and the plot way too outlandish to suspend my disbelief.
I am entertained by the book's plot, its premise, its character development or the style with which the story is told.
If you like Dan Brown, you'll love Flanders Panel. I actually liked it better. Both of them had an "out there" ending. But I suspend belief when I'm reading for enjoyment.Published 12 days ago by Michelle
This was my first time reading Arturo Perez-Reverte, but it won't be my last. The Flanders Panel is first an excellent suspense/mystery novel (I did figure out whodunnit a few... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Amazon Customer
Amazingly I found the depiction of the chess problems (I'm nothing more than a novice player who hardly ever beats the game in the Windows version on my PC) more interesting than... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Ron
So many typos. A shame. Where have all the proofreaders gone? Not every mistake can be detected by spell check.Published 2 months ago by Peter P. Slowkowksi
Beautifully written and knowledge of chess is not a requirement>Published 3 months ago by carlota132
Okay I have to admit it I am a fan. This is the second book I have read by Perez-reverte, and I enjoyed it from star to finish. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Donald Tilleman
This really disappointed me. The concept was very intriguing, and kept me reading, but the characters were so one-dimensional, and the dialogue was painful and stilted. Read morePublished 3 months ago by T. Lazaroff
What seems obvious does not always turn out to be the truth. It would take teamwork to understand who the real culprit was. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Joyce Metzger
Pérez-Reverte has an Updike-like ability to describe scenes in detail and to catch idiosyncrasies of personality. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Bob Newman