The Death Cure is such a disappointing finale of the trilogy. As the story moves on, the plot gets dumber, the characters get flatter, and the writing gets sloppier. At the end one can just utter a frustrated "What the hell and what's the point?", with a hundred unanswered questions still swimming in the head and a thousand loose ends still left dangling in limbo....Continua
Este último es un rollo, vimos a Thomas correr en el laberinto, pasear en la quemadura, y ahora da vueltas sin sentido. Es un libro falto de contenido. Me he aburrido bastante, hasta el punto de leerme capítulos por encima para acabar más rápido....Continua
My English review here
*** SPOILER ALERT ***
This third book of the series is the worst. The first one was intriguing, the second was already leading toward something disappointing, and then this one.
In the third book, two of the main characters, Thomas and Minho, are two very annoying teenagers, sometimes behaving as know-it-all dudes, and sometimes being stupidly clueless.
But what is really regretful is the author’s lack of biomedical knowledge and historical perspective. First of all, if you want to find a cure for a virus, you don’t set up a series of pointless behavioral experiments where teenagers go through deadly challenges to generate a mysterious blueprint. To get a cure, you study the targeted tissue(s) and the immune system. So, no wonder that at the end there is no cure. Second, 200 people, maybe stranded on a far away island unreachable by cranks, will likely have a very hard time to survive, let alone to rebuild a civilization, which may require thousands of years in order to reinvent probably everything.
I’m very happy that I borrowed these books and did not spend a cent to buy them.