Featured Official Review: The Buried Secrets of Peonies

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Re: Featured Official Review: The Buried Secrets of Peonies

Post by Rileychae » 23 Apr 2018, 09:17

Seems like an interesting book but I don’t do history sorry

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Post by Kibetious » 23 Apr 2018, 09:18

ashley_claire wrote:
27 Feb 2018, 09:45
I am also ignorant to the circumstances surrounding this book. I can't even imagine the horror they faced, but it sounds like the author did a wonderful job capturing the emotions and translating them to paper.
It is true that the author did a nice work writing the book given the immense danger that it put her in. It is never easy to write such when you know that someone will not be pleased.
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Post by bootsie0126+ » 23 Apr 2018, 09:42

This is an awesome review!!! I must admit, I have not read the book, and reading just a few lines of your review at first, my interest was not pique. However, I am glad that I continued on with the reading because your words not only inspired me to read this book, but I felt chills as I was reading your words. I find strength in reading these types of book. Although the content may be disturbing, brutal, and inconceivable to understand the rationale why, being able to hear, to feel, to experience the events through the words of the narrator, gives me greater insight into the mind and hearts of those that endured the incident. The suffering that people went through is truly tragic, being able to connect to their emotions allows me to have a sense of solidarity with them, good or bad. Thank you.

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Post by NL Hartje » 23 Apr 2018, 10:07

bootsie0126+ wrote:
23 Apr 2018, 09:42
This is an awesome review!!! I must admit, I have not read the book, and reading just a few lines of your review at first, my interest was not pique. However, I am glad that I continued on with the reading because your words not only inspired me to read this book, but I felt chills as I was reading your words. I find strength in reading these types of book. Although the content may be disturbing, brutal, and inconceivable to understand the rationale why, being able to hear, to feel, to experience the events through the words of the narrator, gives me greater insight into the mind and hearts of those that endured the incident. The suffering that people went through is truly tragic, being able to connect to their emotions allows me to have a sense of solidarity with them, good or bad. Thank you.
I'm glad you took the time to finish my review! Thank you for your thoughtful response :tiphat:
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Post by Sitowise » 23 Apr 2018, 13:13

I haven't read the book but I think I will give it a try. "If there is something I didn't like about the book, it would have to be the brevity of each story", woow, no doubt the story is too captivating! Nice review, keep it up!

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Post by Abel Kipchumba » 23 Apr 2018, 13:31

This work needs more research and use of a bit simple words and phrases. Otherwise the creativity is good

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Post by teacherjh » 24 Apr 2018, 13:57

You really bring this book to life. I would not have been interested without your review. I love the idea of telling a story from different perspectives in different short stories.

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Post by NL Hartje » 24 Apr 2018, 14:28

Abel Kipchumba wrote:
23 Apr 2018, 13:31
This work needs more research and use of a bit simple words and phrases.
Please share further! I am always interested in increasing the quality of my reviews. I would love if you directly quoted the parts of my review that you feel I can improve upon!
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Post by djknott1 » 24 Apr 2018, 17:59

I agree that most of the time when I enjoy a story, I want more details. However when I only have a few minutes waiting for my next client, the short story fits the bill!

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Post by NL Hartje » 24 Apr 2018, 21:56

djknott1 wrote:
24 Apr 2018, 17:59
I agree that most of the time when I enjoy a story, I want more details. However when I only have a few minutes waiting for my next client, the short story fits the bill!
I am so confused by these last few comments! This book is incredibly detailed! I would love to know more about what you felt was lacking in detail in the book. Inquiring minds want to know!! :techie-studyinggray:
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Post by Jgideon » 24 Apr 2018, 23:23

Historical injustices are always kept away from the public. I am glad that the review shows how the author covered all the aspects of the tragedy in the book. I don't like reading stories about pain and how ruthless people can get. However, I could give this one a try. Thanks for the review.

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Post by Repsaje » 25 Apr 2018, 04:50

Was a good book as I got to learn about the massacre that happened that was a tragedy and now I know of what happened

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Post by OLUWADAMILARE ISACC » 25 Apr 2018, 05:48

It is a painful story although the Iran government knows the truth but trying to dispute the fact of telling the truth.... kudos to the writer for the eye opening of what is happening in Iran....

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Post by Bethanywise24 » 25 Apr 2018, 16:38

I enjoyed it i think the author did a great job

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Post by kwame1977 » 25 Apr 2018, 19:20

I'm not comfortable when I hear of wars and murder. Although the review is well written the book is not my cup of tea.

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