February Book of the Month -- Official Review by MarisaRose

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Post by 0719672189 » 11 Sep 2017, 04:44

Thank you foe the great review,very interesting book.
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Post by Vickie Noel » 11 Sep 2017, 05:06

The book seems interesting as it has the backdrop of actual history of the Nazi regime with an added twist. I'm not sure it's for be because of the religious under tones but I'm pretty sure it would be a fun read for lovers of its genre. Thanks for the thorough review.
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Post by Cyril Stephano Lissu » 11 Sep 2017, 05:19

Very disappointing to see that, some religious concepts addressed in the book are seemed to be irrelevant. Otherwise thanks for your awesome review.
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Post by ReviewerDiksha » 11 Sep 2017, 05:20

This sounds really interesting and also different from other things I have read in this genre. Good job with the review.

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Post by Moniquejm » 11 Sep 2017, 05:26

I congratulate the author for able to put into writing these experiences for the readers to know more about what happened before during war. This is really a good read. Thank you for this great review.
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Post by Mikimo » 11 Sep 2017, 05:40

This seems like an interesting read about war. Also, different cultures and beliefs of different countries were discussed. Congrats on this great review.

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Post by Isaac Obeng Ebu » 11 Sep 2017, 07:46

Sometimes unique is good, which is an interesting premise. i have always been intrigued by World War II stories, and with the twist of immortality, it adds an interesting twist to the story and gives a different perceptive to it. i would like to read it when given the chance. i was happy to read your review, it made choosing a book to read easier.

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Post by Samy Lax » 04 Apr 2018, 11:14

A Buddhist trying to wreak havoc on the planet. Wow. That's a new one. I just might try this work of fantasy next.

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Post by lavellan » 04 Apr 2018, 11:17

Thanks for your review! The plot sounds highly interesting! The discussion of immortality is very relevant in our society. People always want more time, but do not think of the consequences that come with it.

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Post by Jfoust1988 » 04 Apr 2018, 11:19

Fictional history mixed with immortality is a great idea. This story seems to offer a great deal to its reader. However, the religious aspects do seem a bit sketchy.

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Post by ParadoxicalWoman » 04 Apr 2018, 11:20

The title alone captured my attention. Even more when its the mixture of historical and fantasy.
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Post by SJSharks » 04 Apr 2018, 11:22

I like the historical aspect of the book. For that reason alone, I can't wait to finish reading this one. I like what I have read so far.

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Post by lesler » 04 Apr 2018, 11:29

I've never heard of "alternative history" as a subject before. Looks great!

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Post by MsTri » 04 Apr 2018, 11:31

To elaborate on my previous post, I'm not interested in reading ANY book that takes place during Nazi times, or in Buddhist monasteries or Tibet, even if the book is about immortality and the pitfalls of such. You did a wonderful job conveying your excitement about this book, though, so I hope others who'd like this plot find it.

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Post by tamdlyte » 04 Apr 2018, 11:37

What do you mean JC is an alien?!? LOL I love when authors come up with weird, convoluted storylines... ;)

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