The Lincoln Myth

The Lincoln Myth

A Novel

Book - 2014
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A Cotton Malone adventure involving a flaw in the United States Constitution, a mystery about Abraham Lincoln, and a political issue that's as explosive as it is timely, not only in Malone's world, but in ours.
Publisher: New York : Random House Large Print, [2014]
Edition: First large print edition
Copyright Date: ©2014
ISBN: 9780804121217
Branch Call Number: Lg Print Fiction Ber
Characteristics: 622 pages (large print) ; 24 cm
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Oct 21, 2017

Yes, I've read Berry before. Quite like what I read. But this time I simply couldn't focus. His fault or mine? Maybe you just shouldn't try to read a book on a train: there's just too much seductive stuff to see beyond those windows.

Sep 05, 2016

This was a thought provoking book. It made me look at the Civil War in a different light. I learned some interesting information about the Mormon faith.

Aug 11, 2015

Really enjoyed this one! A little different since it deals with US history rather than European. The book causes you to think seriously about states rights, the idea of succession, etc. and is made even more powerful by the reveal in the "Author's Note".

Apr 09, 2015

I've read several of Berry's books. This was the least interesting and least well-written [characters did not feel real]. The basic premise was ludicrous. Even if the key document did exist, it was never ratified and never part of the actual Constitution.

rdoug51 Aug 04, 2014

Interesting idea but results in a book that is too talky without much action. Hard to stick with it. Not one of Berry's best.

formrfarmr2011 Aug 04, 2014

The Lincoln myth was intriguing; the theory puts a whole new spin on the Civil War, and why it was fought. The Mormon angle was okay; I really don't know much about their religion and their ways. I though the stuff about Madison and the clues left behind pretty neat; it was reminiscent of the National Treasure movies. All in all a good read!

Jul 29, 2014

this book was okay but not up to Berry's usual standards. Got bored two thirds of the way through.

Jul 20, 2014

Typical Berry. This book should get the folks who believe in states rights and the right of secession very excited.

Jul 06, 2014

Not one of Steve Berry's best works. I was bored half way through and couldn't wait to finish the book.

May 28, 2014

I have read all of Steve Berry's works and this one I would have to rate more to the lower side. Story line is fine but does not pack the punch of his other works.


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