Book Reviews

If you’ve read, TheBattle for Guiniloupay, and enjoyed it please leave a comment and your recommendations for fellow readers in the comment block at the bottom of the page and I will add it to this post.

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Thanks,

Joseph Brown

It was Awesome! 🙂

If you are a fan of Brian Jaques, “Redwall Series”. You will love this book! Couldn’t put it down! Loved the characters! 

Gonzo the Great/ 5 stars

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I received this book through a goodreads.com giveaway

I am not sure how to review it. It is a story of a guinea pig and penguin alliance that goes to war with mice. All the creatures have human characteristics and are probably a metaphor I have missed for races of people. 

The story itself is a lot about war. It is bloody almost to the point of being stomach-turning at times. There is a torture scene that definitely stands out. Neither side are the ‘good’ guys. There are civilian casualties on both sides mentioned. It is bleak and nasty at times. I would definitely not recommend it to a younger audience or those of a sensitive nature.

That brings me to who I would recommend it to. I would recommend it to fans of war and fantasy novels. It is easy enough to read even if the content is not always. I think it is slightly too violent to be classed as ‘Young Adult’ but would appeal to some older teenagers.

I would describe it as a quirky and occasionally horrific read. The juxtaposition of what are seen as cute creatures and the actions they perform works on some levels. It is just not a book for everyone.

John Naylor/ 4 stars

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One thought on “Book Reviews

  1. It was Awesome! 🙂

    If you are a fan of Brian Jaques, “Redwall Series”. You will love this book! Couldn’t put it down! Loved the characters!

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