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Re: Official Review: Bosnian Phoenix: How Bosnia Saved Europe...

Post by crediblereading2 » 28 Sep 2018, 17:40

1ditzyrn wrote:
28 Sep 2018, 14:43
I'm not usually a nonfiction reader when it comes to reading for pleasure, but I do enjoy history. Your review makes this book sound like one I should definitely consider. Thanks for your review!
I too am not particularly fond of nonfiction books but this one was worth reading. Thank you for your kind comments.

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Post by Bianka Walter » 29 Sep 2018, 01:42

Well done on a great review! You’ve made a seemIngly boring book come alive! Kudos on reading it and sharing your thoughts.
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Post by Helen_Combe » 29 Sep 2018, 02:29

Fantastic review. I know absolutely nothing about Bosnia, this sounds like a must-read.
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Post by Julie Green » 29 Sep 2018, 02:50

Excellent review. I have spent time working in the Balkans and came to appreciate how integral history is to the present day. It sounds like this book does justice to the complexity (and bloodiness) of that history.
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Post by Onyinye Excel » 01 Oct 2018, 08:45

Though I don't like history books, I appreciate a book that promotes bravery and loyalty. Thanks for the interesting review.

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Post by edith38 » 02 Oct 2018, 11:57

Hi, Thank you for the interesting review. I love it that you have actually written about authors background as well. Though not usually a thing that I care about when selecting or reading a book, in some context an author having a Ph.D. can make reading more interesting for sure.

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Post by C-Extra22 » 03 Oct 2018, 05:30

Entertaining review. I don't really like history books so I will not read this one but I hope you enjoyed it?

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Post by Beth KG » 04 Oct 2018, 14:02

Very comprehensive review! This sounds like a book that is very well-written but I don't think I am up for anything this complex about this particular region right now. You did a great job of revealing pertinent info that let me decide whether I am interested. Thanks!

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Post by jcoad » 05 Oct 2018, 22:47

Very cool book. I love history and learning and this is one area where I could definitely learn more. Great review and I love the fact you can fill a large portion of the 400 word requirement with just the title of the book!

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Post by Pertita » 07 Oct 2018, 06:47

I definitely love your review. It made the book really interesting and encouraged me to read it. You outlined the book in a very nice way. Keep it up.

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Post by Fozia-Bajwa » 07 Oct 2018, 08:19

Hey I read your review of the book Bosnian Phoenix. It is an interesting, informative and knowledgeable review for the defense of Europe from Turkey. Good attempt.

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Post by topdan30 » 07 Oct 2018, 11:02

This will be a lovely book to read as it has a lot to offer in terms of added knowledge and all. Thanks for the review.

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Post by Kajori50 » 09 Oct 2018, 09:13

I have always had a passion for history. Though I am usually not very keen to read books from non-fiction genre. However, this one seems to be a very informative read.

Thank you for the great review.

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Post by edith38 » 10 Oct 2018, 03:12

Thank you for the thorow reply. It does sound like you really got into the book and enjoyed it. Though non-fiction is not my go-to genre, it sure is good to know more about the history that forms our current lives. The author having a science degree makes it even more impressive to have him actually write a book that a regular reader can enjoy.

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Post by ShareTheGift » 23 Oct 2018, 12:12

Thank you for your review

This book sounds interesting as I am a fan of both historical fiction and non-fiction.

Far too many Americans seem uninterested in our own history, not to mention, the history of other countries. Perhaps if we read more and focused more on history other than our own it would benefit us a great deal.

I have often wondered what would happen if there was a national reading list for all US children when they were in school in addition to text books that usually skim over history and fail to make it as interesting to the youth as it should be.

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