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"Jolly Good!"

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-31-08

The first half was devoted to the heavy lifting of 'stage setting' and character introduction. For me, the Period, the language and social structure of British society was facinating. And the writing and story telling were brilliant so I loved it.

Because the story was so well researched, with scrupulous attention to detail, by the second half when the action starts, it is riviting. The battle scenes were dramatic and graphic without being gratuetous, and always with an overarching pathos that gives this book its heart.

I've enjoyed re-listening to this book several times, picking up nuances missed in prior listenings.

If you like great writing and a compelling story - give this a tumble. If you like great writing, a compelling story, within a WWII war context - it is a must!

10 of 10 people found this review helpful

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Curiosity Killed the Cat Sitter

Overall
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-24-07

The author kept weaving in a political agenda that was neither seemless nor essential to the narrative. It was awkward and distracting. I finally gave up on this one.

9 of 14 people found this review helpful