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The most disturbing war book I have read

Advantages: Compelling, tense, personal account intensely moving, non gratuitous
Disadvantages: Disturbing, graphic accounts, haunting

++++++++++ Please be assured that this review contains NO graphic details. ++++++++++ I have just finished reading this book, and both the decision and task of reviewing it have not been easy. It has proved a compelling and profoundly moving an ...

2mennycds 07.07.2016 · Read full review
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Review of Sniper on the Eastern Front: The Memoirs of Sepp Allerberger, Knight's Cross

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The Greatest of the Great Apes.

Advantages: An interesting and sentimental (albeit often sad) account of Dian Fossey's study of mountain gorillas
Disadvantages: The book doesn't follow a time line and tends to jump about somewhat.

In 1967, when she was 35 years old, American born Dian Fossey travelled to Rwanda to begin her study of mountain gorilla’s in the Virunga mountains. The Virungas which lie on the borders of what was Zaire (now the Democratic Republic of the Congo), Rwan ...

nickyct 04.05.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Gorillas in the Mist - Dian Fossey

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Gorrilas in the Mist

Advantages: Very imformative, beautifully detailed
Disadvantages: Just wasn't for me!

...One of the most important books ever written about our connection to the natural world, GORILLAS IN THE MIST is the medioccre account of Dian Fossey's thirteen years in a remote African rain forest with "the greatest of the great apes". Fossey's efforts t ...

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Review of Gorillas in the Mist - Dian Fossey

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Me or the Dog - now ME & MY DOG

Advantages: Effective, simple, chapters
Disadvantages: you still have to put the work in

What can I say - the hype around Victoria Stilwell since the introduction of Me or the Dog is well and truly justified. The woman knows what she's on about and this book strips away the ridiculous outfits and stupid phrases from Channel 4 and gives you t ...

rolletrog 05.02.2008 · Read full review
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Review of It's Me or the Dog: How to Have the Perfect Pet - Victoria Stilwell

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Excellent Guide for giving you a non-problematic dog!

Advantages: Clear, concise training aid.
Disadvantages: Can't think of any! It is a really good book.

I have an 11 month old Jack Russell. He's my fourth dog but this time, we were determined to have a well behaved good citizen dog! This book is an excellent guide to training a dog and to understanding him/her. It is mostly common sense stuff but i ...

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Review of It's Me or the Dog: How to Have the Perfect Pet - Victoria Stilwell

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