I don’t know if I’m going to be able to finish this book. For one, I’m recalling enough from the movie to remove any element of surprise. I know what’s going to happen, and why, and when. Second, the writing is sufficiently stilted to prevent me from being able to read it for longer than fifteen minutes at a time. Judge Dredd is two dimensional, and even his planned ‘growth’ throughout the novel is two dimensional. He’s going to learn that friends are important, that there is more to the Law than just the letter, etc. He’ll go from being super cop to being super cop with wise cracks and a