Official Review: The Warramunga's War by Greg Kater [February 2019 Book of the Month]

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Re: Official Review: The Warramunga's War by Greg Kater [February 2019 Book of the Month]

Post by Sandra K Pearson » 11 Feb 2019, 17:06

I dont really like war storys but your review makes it sound a little different than others, especially with sheet music included, would love to find out why the author added that.
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Post by Delightsome » 11 Feb 2019, 19:21

The Warramunga's War, written by Greg Kater, is a well written book. A story of adventure. It is suspense filled.

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Post by Dic45ta » 12 Feb 2019, 02:46

I can't wait to grab a copy for myself after reading your review thanks. War has always been an interesting setting for me and this particular piece being linked to Egypt makes me even more excited.

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Post by FDKangwamu » 12 Feb 2019, 10:49

Thanks for the great review. Coupled with the free sample that I got just this afternoon, I am now seriously inclined to purchase a copy and read this particular book.
I'm sure The Warramunga's war , by Greg Kater will be a great read for me and others that are yet to read it.
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Post by hala-elnagy » 12 Feb 2019, 17:12

I like historical fiction so much and i will read this book. thanks for reviewing.

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Post by maritzaalston » 12 Feb 2019, 17:27

I am currently reading this book and I am looking forward to the subsequent chapters. So far I have encountered a new friendship that is yet to flourish and soldiers promoted to new ranks and assigned to new covert positions in a Cairo. So exciting...

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Post by ZhanQuan » 13 Feb 2019, 00:30

Not a huge fan of war stories, but there is an artlessness in the writing of this book, as if it was based off the reminiscences of an old soldier’s adventures during The War, and describing the colorful characters and interesting people he encountered during that time.

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Post by MOSHIRA » 13 Feb 2019, 02:42

This review was splendid after reading the book,the reviewer does perfect justice to the book in his review. the author is able to make the reader feel like he was in born in that particular era and actually was in the war.

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Post by EgweneAlvere » 13 Feb 2019, 09:52

As other people have mentioned, I was put off by the title, but from what has been said here it might well be worth a read. Definitely not my typical read but exciting none the less. Thank you!

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Post by Cheshire_wolf » 13 Feb 2019, 12:19

ValBookReviews wrote:
25 Mar 2018, 18:55
This is a very good, well-written book review with very few spoiler alerts, which peaks my interest to read it. :tiphat:
I concur to what she said. Now I'm not a history buff, never have been, however this review made me think I should give it a shot. Thank you. :tiphat:

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Post by Ma Cheryll » 13 Feb 2019, 14:36

Love this very detailed review of our #BOTM The Warramunga’s War by author Greg Kater. With such fast-paced, action-packed plot of the story he managed to develop an honest, genuine friendship with our main characters, Jamie and Jack. And amidst all the adventures and the element of espionage, their teamwork and determination to fulfill their duties prevailed! I can imagine the hard work that author Greg has exerted in this book. No wonder this read has received the highest honor of being FEBRUARY’s #BOTM🎉 Congratulations!!!

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Post by ljfricker » 14 Feb 2019, 05:07

I've just got this book downloaded onto my Kindle app after reading everyone's glowing reviews. It didn't sound like my kind of thing from the blurb but definitely more interested after reading the reviews and how the write adds humour and develops such great character relationships. Looking forward to reading soon

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Post by HershyGreenwood » 14 Feb 2019, 06:06

Thanks for the insightful review - the book sounds like an interesting read. The setting reminded me of another book, The Seventh Scroll by Wilbur Smith but I can guess from your review, the plot is a bit different. If you haven't read it The Seventh Scroll already, you could - have a feeling you'll enjoy it.

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Post by maritzaalston » 14 Feb 2019, 10:39

Okay, so I am new to the forum and I cannot find the link to the review. I can follow the post created by the other members but not the official review. Am I looking for it in the wrong place?

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Post by gali » 14 Feb 2019, 10:50

maritzaalston wrote:
14 Feb 2019, 10:39
Okay, so I am new to the forum and I cannot find the link to the review. I can follow the post created by the other members but not the official review. Am I looking for it in the wrong place?
The review is in the first page, the first post.
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