Official Review: When It's Over by Barbara Ridley

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Re: Official Review: When It's Over by Barbara Ridley

Post by JacksonS2016 » 24 Sep 2018, 02:48

Wow, this is very interesting and fantastic. I love it. Very good lessons can be drawn from it. :P

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Post by Debcycool » 24 Sep 2018, 02:52

I love stories about war. Nice one. Am going to add this one to my shelf.

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Post by jaliper » 24 Sep 2018, 02:59

I really know nothing anout WWII. There was so much going on at the time, but I only know one thing about it. Thir really sounds like this is a great story. Thanks for showing it to us!

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Post by Rosemary Wright » 24 Sep 2018, 03:04

Though I like reading historical fiction novels, I don't enjoy those that center on wars. Nevertheless, your review piques my interest. This one seems appealing. Thanks for the review.

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Post by ObsessedBookNerd » 24 Sep 2018, 03:05

Based on the review I don’t think this book is one that I want to read. Historical fiction is one of my least favorite genres to read. I also don’t enjoy books that are centered around politics or depressing subjects. So with the story touching upon the Holocaust, World War II, gas chambers, etc. I don’t think I will be reading this book.

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Post by dean042 » 24 Sep 2018, 03:14

such an interesting book about WWII its very inspiring, its focused on basics and inspired motives, love it.

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Post by James16432 » 24 Sep 2018, 03:19

Well, to be honest, I must say Congratulations to the writer for he has wrote one of the best book ever. I love the fact that the book contains true-life story.

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Post by Julehart1 » 24 Sep 2018, 03:35

This book sounds interesting. I like that it’s a historical fiction about a World War 2. I also like hearing that the characters are so multidimensional and true to life. This is a fascinating story. Thanks for your review.

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Post by pcruz » 24 Sep 2018, 03:41

It is quite an interesting book that entails hidden ...event of d happenings of the past ....It is thrilling because it exposes the readers mind of this modern century about the past Wars

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Post by Kashosi » 24 Sep 2018, 03:43

This is sounds so interesting because the human aspect is never he focus in war stories. But this novel seems to bring that out. I is an amazing review congrats for hat you make the reader want to read the book immediately.

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Post by Ravinder+Kaur » 24 Sep 2018, 04:23

Though historical fiction is not my favourite genre, but the sample of the book and your thoroughly informative review have left me wanting to know more about the character development of Lena. Thanks for the review.

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Post by BatshuYah » 24 Sep 2018, 11:15

Excellent review, I'm not really a historical reading fan but I will be willing to read this book.

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Post by RT_offscript » 24 Sep 2018, 11:26

Barbara Ridley's "When It's Over" sounds like a heartfelt historical fiction with great character development. I liked that your review mentioned the reaction of the English public to foreigners. I agree with you that the public's actions are heartbreaking. Unfortunately, however, the "interesting perspective" is not novel. The aforementioned sentiment probably occurred many times throughout history, such as some current Americans' mistreatment everyone - who appears to be of Middle East origin.

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Post by Bernice ranji » 04 Oct 2018, 09:04

Such a nice novel and very interesting, makes one keep on reading it.

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