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paul hadfeild

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suspend your belief big time

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Reviewed: 28-08-19

if it wasnt for a long car ride and nothing else to listen too i wouldn't have finished this .
starts to make Rambo look tame, this could have been a good story if they just cut out most of the last two hours i gave up on how many helicopters they shoot down first try with a machine gun or the fact people who keep getting shot convieniantly forget and carry on acting like super soildiers .

good book but .

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Reviewed: 04-08-19

I agree and am on her side through out the book but there are times when it gets a bit annoying .
You get the impression at certain points she is trying to make a Tory minister or daily mail reader feel uncomfortable and i get it ,but it just goes on and on "these women".

At one point she goes on about being all alone no support system the next minute all about how hard she is working to live in horrible places in London on no money it just seems so blinkered i find it very hard to understand why some people fight so hard to live in London and look down on everyware else when London is horrible and there are much nicer places to live and bring up a family .

I get it that she didn't like getting pushed out of London but honestly it reads like she is trying so hard to stay out of spite not reality.

I always vote whoever has the best chance of getting the torries out ,made the lib dem mistake once .

I worked for agency's when the Tories counted you as working shame nobody else did you couldn't get mortgages ,loans, benefits or job stability they sacked all agency staff two weeks before christmas the started re-employing them mid january .

At least i was spared zero hours ....... even worse and on radio programs you would always get some well paid freelancer coming on saying how great the flexibility was .

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exciting

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Reviewed: 15-11-18

This book is from the growing genre of fact based fiction from the second world war and is very good .
I am a fan of this type of book and i think we will see much more of this type of thing now the veterans are getting thin on the ground .

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intense

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Reviewed: 09-11-18

That's the best word to describe this book .
This is seat of the pants heart in the mouth stuff and the narator really brings it out .
Read it !

This is a great book

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Reviewed: 23-10-18

A Very interesting book ,i don't think anyone would be disapointed with any aspects of it .
You do not want to miss any of it ,so that makes it a very good book in my eyes .

A good different angle

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Reviewed: 21-10-18

If you like ww2 memoir books you will like this, better than most but careful not to portray the author in a bad light .

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Not a book about fossils .

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Reviewed: 21-10-18

My fault i didn't realise this book spends the first few hours going on about dis proving creationist theory .
They could have condensed this into 15 minutes as far as i am concerned.
Creationist had been proved to be rubbish i didn't realise it was even a thing anymore let alone a book all about arguing about it.
They should change the covert art i thought this might be a book about dinosaurs.

good book but ..

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4 out of 5 stars
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Reviewed: 21-10-18

It jumps about all over the place you press play and it says 2 so the book plays then keeps reading out random chapter numbers that make no sense .i Think i listened to the middle section of the book first then the last bit then the first bit ,what's going on audible ?
This book makes the common mistake of thinking everyone speaks French it only happened two or three times but the author puts in a French quote and no explanation so unless you know how to spell in french and want to look it up a pointless questure ,i wander if max hastings put a translation in the actual book.
I have listened to most audible books available on Vietnam this one is very consise but whole chapters seem the same as in other books the bits about john paul van especially .

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very good book

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Reviewed: 23-09-18

i liked this book it's a good story ,glosses over atrocities and keeps talking about kalashnikov's which didn't exsist until after ww2 but other than that you get the idea it's mainly true .

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very interesting story

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Reviewed: 14-09-18

my only concern is that it could have been about twice as long . it was just over too quick .
What is there is really good .

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