Sad reflection on the human's inability to stop wars and the book demonstrates how close to the "brink" a civilized society can be.
This was one of the best historical books I have read! Great history with a terrific story
Roy Datrice does an amazing job of a long series filled with too many characters, predictable plots and soap opera style endings.
This long series is filled with too many names, too many endless plots and a disappointing ending to hour and hours of listening. Roy Datrice does an amazing job.
Overpriced, limited content. Much better material is available nowadays both online and in audible book form.
Long story. One thing it points out is the lack of accountability of leadership in times of war.
Incredible reflections on the ability of humans to survive and overcome. Makes one think about the futility of wars.
I love Bryce Courtenay books and shall miss him! However, this was not my favourite book. A bit repetitive material from his other books.
Good listen with interesting info on Australia and WW2. Humphrey Bower's is a great narrator
Enjoyed this book in spite of it's gritty hard to hear content. This book addresses issues of today that we prefer to ignore..addiction, poverty, child abuse in a manner that is real but readable.
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