The Celestine Prophecy
to live by; the second time I still thought he had great ideas, but a terrible
way of presenting them. Moyle says “…for all intents and purposes, this is
However, if you’re looking for a book with depth and literary merit, you’d be
better off with Danielle Steele.
First of all, Redfield’s characters are more two-dimentional and
mouthpiecesfor the monotone authorial voice,” says Moyle. A major problem I had
with reading The Celestine Prophecy was keeping track of who was who; the
characters have little or no distinction between them, and it was a bit
Another thig is Redfield repeats himself and the insights, and I’m assuming
I think it’s just plain repetative. The only way I got complete understanding
was to make notes and think about it a LONG TIME.
“This is not a novel to be tossed aside lightly. It should be thrown aside
Moyle. I think the insights may actually have something to them. I know that
our energies (positive and negative) affect other people, things, and situations.
The insights helped me put it into a clearer perspective. Another thing that
helped me is the insight about control dramas. Although I don’t really see
myself in any that Redfield talked about, I now realize that I do have one that
I need to get out of. Despite the poor writing and chracterization, this book
person. I think Redfield’s ideas are great, but if he wanted to write an
adventure, he should have gotten some help.