Review of Of All Faiths & None

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Review of Of All Faiths & None

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[Following is an official review of "Of All Faiths & None" by Andrew Tweeddale.]
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4 out of 4 stars
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Of All Faiths & None by Andrew Tweeddale is a book set between 1910 and 1917. The book captures both old and young males giving up their life on war fronts. This book mostly revolves around the lives of the Drewes, the Lutyens, and the others that complement their lives.
With Belgium and France faced with War against Germany, the United Kingdom had to step in with 'war men' to help their friend countries.

Adrian Drewe has always believed that as the first son, his life should be all about pleasing and making his family proud. He led his life for his father. Unlike Adrian, Kit is unwilling and considered a weakling for refusing to join in fighting the war. Adrian continued to do what was considered right by society. Kit fights his battle to prove that he is not a weakling. Would Adrian's life of service pay off at last? Would Kit eventually yield to the heavy push from other people?

This book is beautiful. The plot is just close to perfect. I have my reservation for not tagging it a perfect. I love the story. I find it difficult to accept that this narrative is fictional; this is because of how real every event in the book is. The descriptions in this book are wonderful; the author captured the settings explicitly well. I like that. I won't say I got a lot of enlightenment from this book. However, I learnt a little about the wars. I felt what it means for a country to be saddled with war. Maybe I would say I got a taste of life in the early 1900s. I got this taste because it felt like I was in the book. The story was everything real. I love the characters in this book; they were all interesting and made this book even more fascinating. My favourite was Kit; I love how he took life as it came, and didn't allow anyone to override him, not even Sir Julius. The predominant themes in this book are love and war. Contradicting? Yes, but the book still played out well. The author did an amazing job. I would definitely have a second and even third read. Most importantly, I love how detailed this book was.

I believe the only thing I didn't like was the fact that the book was a tragedy. It made me cry a lot. I believe in happy endings, and so the tragic moments made me really sad. I didn't like that Rose went out of the picture. I felt bad for Adrian. He didn't deserve that. This book was well written and edited; I didn't spot any errors while I read this book. Therefore, it was professionally edited.

I rate this book 4 out of 4 stars. I gave this book this rating because it deserves nothing less. I enjoyed every aspect of this book. I had fun reading it as well, and because my negative aspect above does not affect my liking for this book. I recommend this book to lovers of historical books and everyone who believes in love.

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