Review by T_stone -- McDowell by William H. Coles

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Re: Review by T_stone -- McDowell by William H. Coles

Post by Dolor » 22 Oct 2018, 00:11

I wonder why you found it error-free when I had listed lots of grammar errors - way back when I reviewed this book. Maybe the book was proofread after that. Just like you, I also enjoyed reading the story in it. I appreciate your thorough review.

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Post by T_stone » 22 Oct 2018, 02:08

Dolor wrote: ↑
22 Oct 2018, 00:11
I wonder why you found it error-free when I had listed lots of grammar errors - way back when I reviewed this book. Maybe the book was proofread after that. Just like you, I also enjoyed reading the story in it. I appreciate your thorough review.
I couldn't find any error. I think it was proofread and also, it may have contained slight errors I didn't see because I was so engrossed in reading it. Thanks for your comment
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Post by gen_g » 22 Oct 2018, 02:13

This sounds like an intriguing read that has depth. Thanks for the review.

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Post by T_stone » 22 Oct 2018, 04:55

gen_g wrote: ↑
22 Oct 2018, 02:13
This sounds like an intriguing read that has depth. Thanks for the review.
Yes it is. Thanks for the comment
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Post by joshfee77 » 22 Oct 2018, 23:27

Sounds like an interesting character-driven story. Enjoyed your review, thanks.

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Post by T_stone » 23 Oct 2018, 01:34

joshfee77 wrote: ↑
22 Oct 2018, 23:27
Sounds like an interesting character-driven story. Enjoyed your review, thanks.
Thank you for the comment
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Post by Rosemary Khathibe » 23 Oct 2018, 09:56

The book seems interesting with complex themes. Hiram is really doing the most. Great review!

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Post by T_stone » 23 Oct 2018, 18:10

Rosemary Khathibe wrote: ↑
23 Oct 2018, 09:56
The book seems interesting with complex themes. Hiram is really doing the most. Great review!
He really did actually and he got his fare share. Thanks for dropping a comment
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Post by kdstrack » 28 Oct 2018, 21:47

I enjoyed your comments about the different characters. You also give a good listing of the main themes. You write in a very interesting way. Good job!

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Post by T_stone » 29 Oct 2018, 17:33

kdstrack wrote: ↑
28 Oct 2018, 21:47
I enjoyed your comments about the different characters. You also give a good listing of the main themes. You write in a very interesting way. Good job!
Thanks for the kind words.
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Post by HollandBlue » 29 Oct 2018, 20:16

Your insightful review included a lot of interesting elements of the book. You summed up the main themes and characterizations very nicely.
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Post by cpru68 » 29 Oct 2018, 21:51

Nicely written review. I wish I would have enjoyed the book more, but that is what’s so great about books because everyone sees something different. I just couldn’t get past the main character and his ego. Then the crime he commits and then not facing up to his punishment just made me not like this one much. Glad to have read your take on it though.
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Post by T_stone » 30 Oct 2018, 01:59

BookReader+6 wrote: ↑
29 Oct 2018, 20:16
Your insightful review included a lot of interesting elements of the book. You summed up the main themes and characterizations very nicely.
I'm glad you enjoyed my review. Thanks for commenting.
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Post by T_stone » 30 Oct 2018, 02:06

cpru68 wrote: ↑
29 Oct 2018, 21:51
Nicely written review. I wish I would have enjoyed the book more, but that is what’s so great about books because everyone sees something different. I just couldn’t get past the main character and his ego. Then the crime he commits and then not facing up to his punishment just made me not like this one much. Glad to have read your take on it though.
After reading the first part of the book, I felt this way as well but, I knew if I let his ego cloud my judgement for the book, I won't enjoy it at all. More so, I was eager to know what will be the end of him. Thanks for commenting on my review.
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Post by inaramid » 03 Nov 2018, 22:02

I do like Coles' writing style. It would be interesting to see how he tackled an unlikeable character and the path (if there was any) he had towards redemption. Thanks for the review.

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