Review by pinklover -- Becoming the Dragon by Alex Sapegin

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Review by pinklover -- Becoming the Dragon by Alex Sapegin

Post by pinklover » 03 Jul 2018, 02:28

[Following is a volunteer review of "Becoming the Dragon" by Alex Sapegin.]
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4 out of 4 stars
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Becoming The Dragon is a science-fiction novel written by Alex Sapegin in the Russian language. Later, this book is being translated into English by Elizabeth Kulikov. They will tour us in the wondrous world of Ilanta. This fictional novel is the first book in a series of five books, followed by Wings on My Back, A Cruel Tale, Crowns of Horns and Home At Last. Andy's adventure is challenging, exciting and full of fun. Don't get lost of the various characters along with Andy.

Andy Kerimov is a typical Russian boy who likes playing computer. He also loves reading and preparing delicious meals. All of a sudden, Andy was struck by lightning in his neck from a school field trip. How did he survive the fierce lightning? The event bestowed him some unusual supernatural powers. There is some uncommon effect when he goes near electrical materials. Luckily, he observed bow lesson is an intriguing thing as he was being forced to stop his computer games. He convinced his old neighbor named Sergy to teach him bow lessons.

One day, Andy was attacked by some flesh-eating ants as he walks through a field. Without knowing, there was a scientific experiment conducted in the same field where he is present. Will he still manage to go back home? Fortunately, he stumbles into a cave and activated Ilanta's last artifact which is to become a "dragon."

Becoming The Dragon is very entertaining and enjoyable to read. The scene looks real, the extraordinary power is interesting, but the dangers seem frightening. I am enthusiastic about Andy's transformation from being a human into a beast; his transformation captivates my attention because I love a dragon tale. I will recommend this book to a person who likes science-fiction novel particularly dragon stories.

This book is divided into five parts, full of adventure, mystery and struggles. I noticed this book was the introduction to the world of Ilanta because Sapegin provides a background story for every character. I appreciate the flow of the story on how the author conceptualized every character that will soon connect to the upcoming series. Somewhat, I observed character development may look lacking, but Sapegin is making a thrill for the following sequel.

Furthermore, I did not discover any erroneous words in this book. The good grammar is easy to read. I refused to provide negative comments for the reason that I enjoy the description of each character. Those characters give me hint and thrill to the next series. Therefore, this book is worthy of 4 out of 4 stars rating because Becoming The Dragon entertains my idle mind. The story makes me excited to read the next available sequel on Amazon.

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Post by Morgan Jones » 04 Jul 2018, 14:18

Sadly, I don't live in the US so I can't purchase my own copy. However, that was a great review!
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Post by pinklover » 05 Jul 2018, 04:12

Morgan Jones wrote:
04 Jul 2018, 14:18
Sadly, I don't live in the US so I can't purchase my own copy. However, that was a great review!
Thank you for reading my review, you can change your address in your Amazon setting.
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Post by prinjeh18 » 09 Jul 2018, 03:27

Nice review! Hoping to read this book as well. I like your writing style, so simple and easy to understand. Good job! 🎉😁😍

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Post by Sarah Tariq » 09 Jul 2018, 07:38

Nice review. This book is really fantastic and full of mystery. I have also reviewed it and gave the same rating as you. Thanks
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Post by pinklover » 22 Jul 2018, 02:31

Sarah Tariq wrote:
09 Jul 2018, 07:38
Nice review. This book is really fantastic and full of mystery. I have also reviewed it and gave the same rating as you. Thanks
Thanks for your time. You're right, creative imaginations make it more enjoyable. :tiphat: :x
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Post by KatSims92 » 23 Jul 2018, 11:36

I love fantasy books and it sounds even more intriguing if it was well-liked by you the reviewer. I haven't read many transformation stories, but this seems really unique.

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Post by sanjus » 11 Aug 2018, 05:35

This science fiction story seems interesting to read which is about Andy Kerimov a character in this book who gets extraordinary powers suddenly and finds that it changes his life entirely.
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Post by jcoad » 14 Aug 2018, 14:37

Wow! Sounds like a crazy set-up for a story, flesh eating ants and a lightning strike, but I imagine it would take quite a bit to summon a dragon. I'll think I'll give it a try just for the creativity. Thanks for the review.

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