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Not a gripping tale

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3 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars
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2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 30-05-19

The story is very evocative of the war but slow moving. The plot is disappointing in the end.

Not great, sadly.

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3 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-03-19

I love RA but I found his narration slightly grating, with some passages badly read. This book fell head long into the annoying trap of seemingly intelligent people behaving strangely to fit the plot, which became farcical.

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Past its sell by date

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1 out of 5 stars
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1 out of 5 stars
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1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 23-12-18

I loved Alan back in the day but this just feels too hackneyed. There’s been no development in his character and so this is plain boring. A shame.

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Well read, tense thriller

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3 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 21-06-18

The atmosphere builds well and the narration is very good, however the plot is slightly drawn out with some difficult stretches of credulity. The only person surprised to discover the identity of the baddy is our protagonist! However it is entertaining.

Badly read & not well written

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1 out of 5 stars
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1 out of 5 stars
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1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-06-18

Couldn’t get past the first chapters. Narration awful and had to stop listening. The story wasn’t worth slugging it out for either.

My 9 yr old loved it

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 20-01-18

His review: “action-packed story means you’re never bored. Breathtakingly exciting. When you start to listen you don’t want to stop.”

Too many stories

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2 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars
Story
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 15-05-17

I know marketing books without stories would be pamphlets, but I struggled to identify the key messages hidden amongst the long anecdotes.