When someone tells you not to do something your rebellious side always makes you want to do it right So when I read the blurb on this book which starts with Whatever you do don t read The Book With No Name
I Had To Read ItThe Plot Is had to read itThe plot is little out there the author certainly *HAS A VIVID IMAGINATION I M NOT GOING TO *a vivid imagination I m not going to to explain it because it s too complicated however I ll just say that it s a story of a stone called the Eye of the Moon that is wanted by many of the characters in this book due to the rumour that it has magical properties The story follows their fight to be the one in possession of this stone Specifically to be the one in possession of the stone when the total eclipse falls over Santa Mondega It s one helluva ride and it s certainly not for the faint heart I love Tarantino Carpenter and Rodriguez works of unconditionnal love This book seemed like it could take over in the litterature area Like everybody else i was really intrigued by this anonymous author and thought it fitted perfectly for this ind of atmosphereAfter reading only 3 pages i understood that this author wasn t inspired by these great movies and directors worse He she only fished some items here and there he recasted some characters taking away what was really good even worse again he simply re badlywrote entire scenes from these works To me this book is some The Blackmailed Secretary kind of mud soup of all that i love What a huge huge disappointementI m not even a bookworm and i could tell how badly it s written At first i hoped it was only the french translation that wasn t good but no it really is the author s bad work The plot leaks in all directions nothing holds your breath sentences are thrown here and there with no purposeI just don t get it What s the fuss around this book The author should have gone to an editor it would have helped him re work his book in a good way and it could have been splendid But not like this it s still a big draft from a newbieInow i won t read the next books Whatever you do don t read the book with no name This is the first sentence of the back cover This book is the perfect mix between a Tarantino s movie and a Supernatural s episode If you wanted me to sum up the story of The Book with no name you will be disappointed Nobody can sum up a story like this one Just imagine something with vampires a precious stone called The Moon eye that everyone searched monks specialized in If the Magic Fits (100 Dresses, kung fu werewolves a mysterious man whoilled everybody after drinking Bourbon and
A Hitman Disguised As hitman disguised as You got it When I started to read this book after listened to my friend s sound advice I was a little bit lost to be honest The beginning transports you in a western scene in a town called Santa Mondega which for all the world is a ghost town who doesn t really exist The first scene is a massacre perpetuated. Detective Miles Jensen is called to the lawless town of Santa Mondega to investigate a spate of murders This would all be uite ordinary in those rough streets except that Jensen is the Chief Detective of Supernatural Investigations The breakneck plot centers around a mysterious blue stone.
Anonymous ✓ 1 FREE READArcade game ratio is somehow considered the good guy and he is when you consider the other characters Everyone who reads an ancient book titled The Book with No Name from an anonymous author is murdered soon afterwards Don t check the cover at this pointThe dialogue is on point with the style it is witty pacey and gritty This feels like a guilty pleasure a book that just stimulates the senses and leaves you wondering what just happenedThe Bourbon Kid is also the alias that the real life anonymous author gave himself He was an Indie author that remains anonymous but tells in an interview how he found it difficult to secure publisher contracts but battled through to becoming a best selling author today In total there are 4 books in the Bourbon Kid seriesA uick re read and review update to get ready for the next book and I would highly recommend this one Very good if strange and not what I expected book Starts out in the style of a Western a genre I despise but for some reason ept me hooked until it morphed into a entertaining complex crimehorrormystery type taleEasy to read and very entertaining I saw this book on during a random browsing and was so completely intrigued by the premise that I just had to read it Thankfully the library had it so I didn t have to wait too long I ve heard it described as a uentin Tarantino style book and I would have to agree There are a lot of similarities to From Dusk Till Dawn both in plot and in style which makes for a very fascinating page turner And don t be mislead it s just as bloody in less graphic detail thankfully so don t assume anybody is safe just because they seem a major characterThe story is told from several different POV which works uite well in providing the reader with the full pictures well as full as we re allowed to
get anyway There are some uestions left unanswered that I assume will be picked up in theanyway There are some uestions left unanswered that I assume will be picked up in the The Book with no Name fails to live up to it s dubious hype No wonder the author wants to remain anonymous the writing is very poor the plot is juvenile and half baked and the characters are unconvincing I like both plot driven and character driven books but this is neither it just stumbles around and disappoints at every turn If only the minimal sex references and maybe some of the strong language had been removed TBWNN would have been an acceptable book for young teens actually it might well have been written by a teenager While trying to be zany and stylised it s just hackneyed and awkward There s nothing new here and it s all been done better before Only out of morbid curiosity did I eep reading to the stupid end Not even gratuitous violence and swearing manages to redeem this book it s just really really bad I m not surprised that this book divides readers I m just surprised the positive reviews outweigh the ba. Er and a hapless hotel porter and the plot thickens fast Most importantly how do all these people come to be linked to the strange book with no name This is the anonymous ancient book that no one seems to have survived reading Everyone who has ever read it has been murdered What can this mea. By the Bourbon Kid who illed everyone in a bar after a goddam glass of Bourbon get the nickname After th I thought this was great I had spotted it on the shelf at the bookstore and thought it was intriguing how there was no title and no author s name I read the synopsis in the BACK AND THOUGH GO FOR IT SO I DID and though Go for it So I did I loved it Kind #of like a Dean Koontz meets John Carpenter Terrific weirdness gore and action ept me glued until the end Twists #like a Dean Koontz meets John Carpenter Terrific weirdness gore and action ept me glued until the end Twists turns gallor with it s only little mysteries and intrigues Excellent Imagine a story about gangsters Kung Fu Monks an Elvis impersonating bounty hunter and swarms of vampires all living in a world that is a cross between The Lost Boys and From Dusk Til Dawn and not a Twilight reference in sight Do I really need to say anything else to get you excited Ok I suppose I better had otherwise it would be a pretty pointless reviewFor the full review please check out my blog Excellent book I stumbled on it after buying The Book of Lost Things on and this cropped up as recommended if I liked the other so I bought it If you read the reviews on you ll see repeated that it is about a book and everyone who reads the book ends up dead I have to say this isn t strictly true that makes it sound like a Ring rip off and while yes that is part of it there is also a heck of a lot going on With
every single chapter ending on a cliffhanger you ll find it hard to put down And while none of thesingle chapter ending on a cliffhanger you ll find it hard to put down And while none of the have many or indeed any redeeming ualities you ll find yourself liking some of them anyway its hard not to The book plays out very like a movie which was fun for someone like me who loves her movies and is very like something from the likes of Tarantino so expect a lot of bloodshed But also expect some really funny and witty moments when you ll possibly find yourself laughing at something you maybe shouldn t I loved it I d love to now who wrote it and I can t wait for the seuel which I believe is expected out soon enough and will be called either The Book of Death or The Eye of the Moon Carnage The Book with No Name is best described as a uintin Tarantino styled tongue in cheek all action horror onslaught with vampires hitmen monks cops local gangs and a serial Intermix Nation killer called the Bourdon Kid It should be chaos it should be unmanageable it shouldn t work but it does Total escapism with a charged atmosphereThe novel is mostly set in the fictional town of Santa Mondega and in particular the Tapioca bar owned by Sanchez Very like a Tarantino film the characters are unnatural and outlandish just like the Elvis impersonating hitman the vampires and the surprising woman who just came out of a 5 year coma with amnesia The stylisation is eccentric and the ridiculous non stop pace through the book is breath taking The Bourbon Kid while considered a serialiller with an. The Eye of the Moon and the men and women who all want to get their hands on it a mass murderer with a drinking problem a hit man who thinks he's Elvis and a pair of monks among them Add in the local crime baron an amnesiac woman who's just emerged from a five year coma a gypsy fortune tell.