San Francisco-based dermatologist Dr. Vail Reese says the Codes main villain, Silas the evil albino, is actually a rip off of more than 67 different evil albinos who have darkened movie theaters since 1960.
Reese says Silas most closely recalls the robe-wearing religious fanatic albinos in Charlton Hestons 1971 Sci-Fi flick, The Omega Man and the albino assassin from the 1978 Chevy Chase comedy, Foul Play.
Since Brown has tipped his hat to authors of books that inspired The Da Vinci Code by using their names as anagrams, Reese wants him to do the same for albinos.
He suggests Browns next novel feature an albino character with a name made from an anagram combining the evil albinos from Omega Man and Foul Play.
Of course, he hopes Brown make up for his stereotyping of albinos as evil by making the new character the girlfriend or the mayor instead of the killer.
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