Official Review: The Surgeon's Wife by William H. Coles

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Re: Official Review: The Surgeon's Wife by William H. Coles

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walkingfreckle wrote:Nice review! I agree with you: character development is so important! I wouldn't imagine what the book was going to be about by reading the title. It is not so revealing and I like it.
By the way, what do you mean by this sentence: "Mr. Coles manages to fully elaborate the story as well as the characters which is a feat in and of itself." I mean, what does "to be a feat". Sorry for my ignorance, I am not a native speaker. :oops:
Feat is an achievement that requires great skill. Thanks for commenting.

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MarisaRose wrote:I just finished reading a different book by the same author, and unfortunately, I did not see this amazing character development that multiple reviewers have commented about. I wonder if it's just the book I chose... anyway, glad you liked this one so much.
I'm sorry you didn't see the characterization. I guess that's why there are so many different books and genres. Thanks for commenting.
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You have a great review though for me I feel I would struggle to read this book. I was unable to get the flow of the story well.

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I'm sorry you couldn't get into this one. Thanks for commenting.
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I like the story line and your review makes it sound like an interesting read. Thank you for this review.

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Thanks Rosemary!
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The book sounds interesting, nice review. William H. Cokes is a skilled author. I reviewed one of his books recently, check it out and tell me what you think

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Thanks Abayomi! I will do that. I do enjoy his characters.
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Another great review! I particularly enjoyed your opinions of the book since I considered selecting it recently. I like character-driven books and Law and Order: SVU so I am going to take a second look at this one.
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Thanks bookowlie. If you like good characters, you'll like this. Very interesting.
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I am sorry I didn't pick it. :)
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I can't figure out the connection of the cover to the story which makes it even more Intriguing. Thanks for the great review.

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A well written review. l previously read a book from the author so I can understand your point of view. His characters were truely well developed in the book i read. So it looks like I have another book I have to read. Thanks for the info.
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This is a great novel that guides the reader to be strong when faced with difficult decisions.
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A book about surgeons coupled with dark themes and a great character development should make a good read. It is good that the author treats the dark theme in a positive way, and manages to find pinpoints of light to boot. Not my cup of tea, but I am glad you enjoyed it. Thank you for the review!
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Nice review. I have enjoyed reading on the behavioural based plot. No doubt the author is well versed in that area.

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