Overall Rating and Opinion of "The Expansion"

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Post by kevobuda » 19 Aug 2017, 05:48

I am amazed there's such a high rating in this. I started it and it had such a high octane. But somehow it stagnated and the theme appeared repeated. The introduction is cativating though,but I couldn't finish it.

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Post by EDDY OKOTH » 23 Aug 2017, 15:20

since almost every one has a problem with the book al rate it 2 out of 4

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Post by aussiebooklover » 23 Aug 2017, 15:32

I really loved this book! Probably I am the only one in this topic who actually read the whole book. If you stop half way through I don't think you can have an honest opinion!
All the reviews rate it 4/4 ... which I agree is well deserved! Great characters and so many unexpected twists ...

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Post by hsimone » 25 Aug 2017, 12:28

kandscreeley wrote:I think I'm broken right now. This is another book that I started and just didn't have a desire to finish. It wasn't bad. I just can't seem to finish it. I'm interested to see everyone else's opinions, though.
I wholeheartedly agree with you, kandscreeley. I've been trying to finish it, but have decided that my TBR seems too endless and I would rather focus on books that I want to read/finish than read books I have no interest in finishing. Too bad, though.
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Post by Sarah Tariq » 28 Aug 2017, 02:12

Well expansion is a good book. History of construction of panama canal mixed wit lose of love makes it a unique book in the genre.
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Post by Lennycat » 28 Aug 2017, 17:24

Maybe I'm the only one, but I really liked it. I read it and reviewed it. I thought it had a lot of good suspense and I liked the writing style and most of the characters were pretty interesting. The only thing I didn't like about it was that it ended in a cliffhanger, which I always find quite disappointing.

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Post by Darakhshan Nazir » 29 Aug 2017, 01:17

Miriam Molina wrote:I was expecting a lot from the book because of the exciting prologue. Sadly, it didn't deliver. A lot of questions were left unanswered. I rate it a generous 3 out of 4.
I would also rate it 3 . Ending left me hanging
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Post by Elvis Akpabli » 30 Aug 2017, 02:42

I think The Expansion sits very well with our Morden day drama. It has settings and themes that we are used to. That makes the work of the author very difficult since he ought to go the extra mile to make it impressive. Altogether it does a good job of satisfying the reader overall.
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Post by Darakhshan Nazir » 30 Aug 2017, 05:46

Yes! I satisfies the reader . I agree
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Post by Donnavila Marie01 » 30 Aug 2017, 07:46

I rated this book 4 out of 4 stars because it is professionally edited and the plot is perfect for its genre.
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Post by Darakhshan Nazir » 30 Aug 2017, 19:04

I guess most of the people rated it 4 as it deserves it
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Post by NellyKay » 30 Aug 2017, 23:17

I love politics and I see a lot of movies pertaining to that, so I didn't find this hard to follow at all

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Post by Donnavila Marie01 » 31 Aug 2017, 00:28

I recommend this book to those who belong to the political science, economics, and architecture fields. This is a rich source of information for them.
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Post by Ferdinand_otieno » 02 Sep 2017, 22:34

The Expansion is a great book although it first required a dedication to finish it once I started. Overall I would rate it 3 out of 4 stars.
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Post by Yaone » 02 Sep 2017, 23:28

Too much going on for Max.
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