Discuss the September 2017 Book of the Month, Bluewater Walkabout: Into Africa: Finding Healing Through Travel by Tina Dreffin.

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Re: Inaccuracies?

Post by mumoscar » 18 Sep 2017, 01:45

Inaccuracies due to poor research would be intolerable for me. Otherwise if it shows the author has done his research well then mistakes appears, it won't be right to disqualify the book.

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Post by Atabon Della » 21 Sep 2017, 16:48

A lot of research goes on before a book is written, this I think. So if you are not a researcher yourself, you may not even be able to identify these inaccuracies.
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Post by Kalin Adi » 21 Sep 2017, 22:25

Well, I appreciate more a book when the author does his/her job and research about the topic(s) first. I don't think the author must have a doctorate in the topic, but he/she must be able to write coherently. When there are inaccuracies, it's just a downer!

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Post by Riptidemom8 » 22 Sep 2017, 12:19

If I am reading a non-fiction book I expect it to be accurate.
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Post by Mjgarrison » 02 Oct 2017, 14:25

I prefer it to be completely accurate it to be honest unless it's something huge I probably wouldn't notice.

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Post by Zack Ahmed » 03 Oct 2017, 02:25

a great book really i enjoyed reading :D

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Post by Anjum » 11 Oct 2017, 08:55

Inaccuracies give a really bad first impression. They spoil all the fun of reading.
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Post by riojun18 » 11 Oct 2017, 10:30

Inaccuracy of the plot and settings of the story can be quite upsetting. It reduces my interest to read a certain book. One thing that makes me glaring about the story is too much adding of characters and sometimes may be confusing for me. Just sayin'.

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Post by Salsabila » 14 Oct 2017, 22:21

Accuracy is very important in such books such that the reader can actually relate if they know the places referred to in the book. Accuracy also brings about a wonderful experience for a person who has never been there before.

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