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4.0 out of 5 stars Genuinely suspenseful read, 13 Mar 2001
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This review is from: The War Of The Rats (Paperback)
I thoroughly enjoyed the book although I agree with many of the qualifying comments below. The characterisation of the protagonists - the rival German and Russian snipers is good and their methods, personalities and philosphy plus the technical details are interesting. The "love interest" is fairly pointless and not well handled and many of the support characters are superficially portrayed. The author would have been better advised to add more authentic detail of the city and its horrific conditions or its strategic importance to add filler. As a "war thriller" it is a very good read although I suspect it is only very loosely based on the real events.
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