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Into The Looking Glass by JOHN RINGO
Into The Looking Glass by JOHN RINGO
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1.0 out of 5 stars For profit only?, 5 Aug 2006
I reviewed this book for Amazon US not realising it wouldn't appear here as well. Someone has to say this, it is a thoroughly bad book for a number of reasons. Firstly, it preaches right-wing politics -much too preachy. Although of course this may appeal to some. Secondly it's really badly written, the characters are not even cardboard cutouts, the hero is good at everything except what his self-confessed redneck background suggests he should be - shooting. We spend numerous pages in what is quite a short book exploring characters who just disappear, so the plot limps along. If you want right wing science fiction try Heinlein, at least he knew how to keep a story going. Thirdly,… Read more