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William Dietrich (1) (1951–)

Forfatter af Napoleon's Pyramids

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21+ Værker 3,751 Medlemmer 122 Anmeldelser

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William Dietrich lives in Anacortes, Washington. (Bowker Author Biography)
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Serier

Værker af William Dietrich

Napoleon's Pyramids (2007) 873 eksemplarer, 29 anmeldelser
The Rosetta Key (2008) 518 eksemplarer, 10 anmeldelser
The Dakota Cipher (2009) 304 eksemplarer, 6 anmeldelser
Hadrian's Wall (2004) 267 eksemplarer, 5 anmeldelser
The Barbary Pirates (2010) 228 eksemplarer, 6 anmeldelser
The Scourge of God (2005) 207 eksemplarer, 5 anmeldelser
Ice Reich (1998) 183 eksemplarer, 5 anmeldelser
The Emerald Storm (2012) 148 eksemplarer, 4 anmeldelser
Blood of the Reich (2011) 132 eksemplarer, 7 anmeldelser
Hotel Angeline: A Novel in 36 Voices (2011) — Bidragyder — 125 eksemplarer, 19 anmeldelser
Dark Winter (2001) 119 eksemplarer, 3 anmeldelser
The Barbed Crown (2013) 114 eksemplarer, 2 anmeldelser
Getting Back (2000) 109 eksemplarer, 1 anmeldelse

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didn't finish; uninteresting characters and writing
 
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Calaf49 | 28 andre anmeldelser | Jun 11, 2024 |
I liked everything about the book. Thick plot, rich historical tapestry, well fleshed antagonist (that's the real twist). Eventually good guys win, but way the plot thickens, how it twists and turns gave me goosebumps.
 
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harishwriter | 6 andre anmeldelser | Oct 12, 2023 |
I received [b: The Murder of Adam and Eve|23316424|The Murder of Adam and Eve|William Dietrich|https://d.gr-assets.com/books/1412629055s/23316424.jpg|42871102] by [a: William Dietrich|59608|William Dietrich|https://d.gr-assets.com/authors/1368634961p2/59608.jpg] from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. I read the Amazon Kindle e-book version.

When I read this ARC book, I was in the YA Programming department, and recommended this for purchase. Our library did buy it, and it is still a highly circulating novel.

There are many Dystopian, other world stories that teens and young adults love. Me; not so much. It is my taste. I cannot go against best seller lists, extreme circulation numbers or book to movie ratios of Y/A literature. I just do not love it.

I enjoyed reading [b: The Murder of Adam and Eve|23316424|The Murder of Adam and Eve|William Dietrich|https://d.gr-assets.com/books/1412629055s/23316424.jpg|42871102] because Nick is an adventurous and smart kid. He is a free range young person and I like that in his character. His unlikely friend Eleanor is an intelligent and thoughtful teen who is comfortable with herself and her abilities. These characteristics in teen characters always win me over.

Nick and Eleanor are chosen by an alien race; the Xu, and via transported to ancient Africa for a do-over.

The environment from the beginning of man's history until now is highlighted, as well as how humans treat each other, and the propensity for war.

This is a well written book, and if you have deep Y/A, Tween, Teen or Juvenile readers, I highly recommend this book.

Content: I cannot recall any bad language. There is no graphic sex. There is some violence.
… (mere)
 
Markeret
ourBooksLuvUs | 14 andre anmeldelser | Aug 20, 2023 |
I really enjoyed the last 20% of the book, wherein things are happening, Ethan Gage is fully engaged, and the historical writing is firing on all cylinders. Most of the rest of the book seems like misguided meandering with occasional sparks of interesting revelation or a mild twist.

It's not a bad book. Just not one of the best in the series.
 
Markeret
zot79 | 1 anden anmeldelse | Aug 20, 2023 |

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Værker
21
Also by
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Medlemmer
3,751
Popularitet
#6,756
Vurdering
½ 3.4
Anmeldelser
122
ISBN
198
Sprog
12

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