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REVIEWS

"Finally, a no punches pulled behind the scenes ac...

11 November 2013

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Brad Manera, Executive Manager, ANZAC Memorial, Sydney, Australia.

(This review was published first in Tasmania's The Mercury on Sunday 22 December 2013.)

 

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When Singapo...

"A really comprehensive account of the doings and...

23 January 2013

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Emeritus Professor Richard Harding, University of Western Australia

This is a really comprehensive account of the doings and fate of Sparrow Force.  It is very through, and is in effect a source book for anyone else wr...

"An utterly gripping and amazing true story!"

I have read many books on early World War II in the Southwest Pacific Region. This book by far puts them all together and gives a unique perspective f...

Better than Band of Brothers!

I was fortunate to receive a proof from the author as a gift before it went on sale. This chronicle is written as an action thriller, come mini-series...

I'm in absolute awe of what has been achieved with...

16 May 2014

I've just touched the surface of this incredible effort and I'm in absolute awe of what has been achieved with this book. Since buying the e-book vers...

If a cat has nine lives then Charlie had twice tha...

The book is one of the more expensive around and it is only a paperback but it is a big book laid out like a Tolkien trilogy. Charlie seems to find hi...

Astonishing!

The journey of Sparrow is not just about the central character Charlie. It is a testament to Charlie's amazing memory and the extraordinary dedication...

Great book. Thank you to the author

20 January 2014

I was unable to purchase this book in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia, and so, because I had a personal interest in getting it, contacted Amazon and was n...

The best read in ages.

This book was nothing like what I expected. I thought it was going to be a typical biography but this book is a full-on mini-series with dialogue and...

The story itself is an amazing portrayal of surviv...

My pop was in Mitsushima POW Camp and I was astonished when I read this book. I found a picture of my pop in the back along with all the information I...

5 Stars

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