Reviews by Bob

''And they thought we wouldn't fight''

by Floyd Gibbons

This is a well written narrative by an amazing man. The author\'s experiences are amazing and were recognized by the US and Allied leaders.
I recommend this title to any student of the First World War and of US military history.

Reviewed on 2010.06.09

The Answer

by H. Beam Piper

A nice tight little story by one of the greats. Only a little dated (nega instead of anti). Interesting that Piper correctly listed the major players (US, Russia, China, India, Japan, and the muslim states) fifty years ago.

Reviewed on 2010.04.28

The Life and Adventures of Maj. Roger Sherman Potter

by Francis Colburn Adams

it was a great book NOT REALLY

Reviewed on 2009.01.23

Space Prison

by Tom Godwin

I enjoyed this book. The science behind the sci-fi is basic and somewhat Asimov-like in that the author prefers to rely upon broad concepts and does not get too crunchy-- though he does enjoy descriptive geology. The characters develop well enough considering the time spanned in the novel and the scope the story. Yes, it read a bit dated at times, but not nearly as much as I had anticipated when I saw that it was published in 1955. The ending was also a bit hasty and tidy, but still satisfying considering fast-pace of the novel. Other reviewers have described the story as "epic" and I tend to agree. A fun, quick and surprising little book from the past.

Reviewed on 2007.09.12

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