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Post by Ssinghal » 10 Aug 2017, 01:58

What part of the book did you admire the most? What part of the book is going to stay with you for a long time?
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Post by Amagine » 10 Aug 2017, 19:35

There wasn't really a scene in the book that stood out to me or that I'll remember very much. I can't really recall any good scenes at this particular moment.
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Post by Ren B » 10 Aug 2017, 20:11

The description of the foyer of the Panama Canal Administration Building stuck with me.
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Post by Jaime Lync » 10 Aug 2017, 21:15

I have not read the entire book as yet but I have to say that the first and second prologue really stood out to me because they seem to suggest a stellar book but then the story shifts and I'm like "really". The opening quote from the art of war was also pretty cool.
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Post by Mallory Whitaker » 11 Aug 2017, 07:46

The first prologue will stick with me for a long time. That really grabbed my attention and made me want to keep reading.
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Post by Donnavila Marie01 » 12 Aug 2017, 04:56

I might give spoiler if I enumerate my favorite scenes but I love the scene when Godfredo chose to stay for Max. This is a sign of truue friendship.
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Post by Miriam Molina » 12 Aug 2017, 18:34

I agree that the first prologue was the best part. After reading the whole book, though, it didn't seem to fit. Why did the author go through such effort? Well, he did start with a bang.

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Post by Donnavila Marie01 » 13 Aug 2017, 00:55

Ren B wrote:The description of the foyer of the Panama Canal Administration Building stuck with me.
I agree. In fact, the description compelled me to do my own research about the Panama Canal and it served me well. I am thankful for this part of the book.
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Post by CatInTheHat » 14 Aug 2017, 14:17

There were so many interesting situations throughout the story. My favorite, though, was probably when Max went to the motel/brothel that Sophia managed, because he needed her help, as well as Godfredo's help.
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Post by Scerakor » 15 Aug 2017, 10:14

I particularly liked the descriptions of the clandestine agency, their training establishment, and the realisation that these types of people can be brought in at a whim and are essentially unable to live normal lives. It is a slap in the face of realization of what they can do to protect our security.

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Post by shish_by_design » 17 Aug 2017, 12:32

I agree that the first prologue had a more lasting effect
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Post by aussiebooklover » 17 Aug 2017, 15:55

I liked the scene before the climax with Max and Karis in the car - Max hitting rock bottom - and then, the totally unexpected!

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Post by Darakhshan Nazir » 21 Aug 2017, 21:54

Without any second thoughts, I'll go with the one when Max decided to leave his future wife for sake of his career. That sank my heart. I was so disturbed by that. She didn't deserve that. ????????? How could he do that?
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Post by Donnavila Marie01 » 25 Aug 2017, 06:17

Darakhshan Nazir wrote:Without any second thoughts, I'll go with the one when Max decided to leave his future wife for sake of his career. That sank my heart. I was so disturbed by that. She didn't deserve that. ????????? How could he do that?
Well, may be that part of the study is a big puzzle to us but considering the circumstances, maybe Max did not really love Sarah that much to sacrifice his career for her.
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Post by Darakhshan Nazir » 29 Aug 2017, 01:38

Ren B wrote:The description of the foyer of the Panama Canal Administration Building stuck with me.
I found it alluring. I wanna visit it someday
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