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Wish I had more understanding.

Overall
2 out of 5 stars
Performance
2 out of 5 stars
Story
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 2019-03-06

I’m not sure what this book is about. If it happened in this day and age Rachel (Wren)and Nathaniel (Stitch) would have been in foster care and their mother would have had an awful time getting them back. She would have been charged with child abandonment.
Maybe the book is about the feelings of an abandoned child looking for answers. However, Nathaniel doesn’t seem too surprised when he finds out he has fathered a child. Never offers his guardian help or gratitude that he married Nathaniels pregnant girlfriend and became the child’s father. I guess things were different in the 1940s and 60s.
Warlight is an interesting story and it might have an element of truth. It has wonderful phrasing. Maybe I’m just a dim person who fails to see the point of this story.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

Two stories in one

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
3 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 2018-08-19

This is really two stories. The first being the story of two sides of war and discrimination. The second story is dealing with an alcoholic parent. It’s also about the unspeakable things humans do to one another. This is what ties the two together.
I enjoyed this book but it’s too sad for a second reading.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

Great Book

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 2018-06-16

Very interesting true story. Perfect listen for a long car or plane trip. Definitely a well told story about a world the majority of us would never know.

Ah, distinctly I remember it was in the bleak December!

Overall
2 out of 5 stars
Performance
1 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 2018-01-20

If you just want to be listening to a book while doing some boring task(housework, ironing) or spending a mindless day this is the book for you. It doesn’t require close attention either. You know right away the guy isn’t going to get the girl and the killer is going be an insider.

I didn’t like listening to the reader either, although I did manage to listen right to the end.

I fell asleep a couple of times during the course of the listen, which didn’t seem to make much difference.

0 of 2 people found this review helpful