A couple of months back, we made a joke about killing Dan Brown for crimes against literature. And now it seems that someone has taken us literally. A Paris correspondent for Al-Jazeera has reported that a bishop in Lyons is offering a half a million euros and a new Toyota for the first one that bumps off the hack novelist.
A Lyons priest today offered half a million euros and a top-of-the-line Toyota as a reward to anyone who killed Dan Brown or any executive of the Da Vinci Code publishers, Jonathan Cape. Speaking to a 1,000-strong crowd gathered after Mass outside the church of St Marie-la-Vierge, Fr Jules Monbiot announced that the offer was â€œa unanimous decision by all bishops that whoever insults the one true Church deserves to be killed, and whoever will take this insulting man to his end will get this prizeâ€.
We should, of course, make it absolutely clear that in no way, under any circumstances, in any shape, fashion or form , does anyone here at Blather.net in any way want the Dan Brown referred to here, confused with our Dan Brown. Or shot dead for a bag of yo-yo’s and a Yaris.
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