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Don't waste your money
on 28 May 2009
I found this book a huge disappointment. It was chaotically laid out and very difficult to follow as the same typeface was used for the author's own words and the (very extensive) quotations from other authors. Many of the illustrations were repeated at least twice throughout the text, and the photos/ illustrations were of poor quality.
The author cannot be accused of plagiarism since he gave correct attribution whenever he quoted from another author, but as I had just finished reading Christopher Dunn's book The Giza Power Plant, I was well placed to realise what huge chunks of Mr Dunn's book had been quoted in this book. I would think at least a third of this book consists of quoting the work of other authors.
Lastly, the references were very poor. Nearly every time I thought "What? That can't be right, where's the reference?", there was no reference.
Don't waste your money on this derivative dross.