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Very interesting reading. I found the face and depth of the story held my attention.
Characters were well defined, even if they were not always likeable. Read more
Excellent book, very well-written, and covered a lot of angles (view of scientists, lack of funding/attention/experience in a politically unstable country, the science and... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Chelsea Mack
I would recommend this book to everyone that has ever been interested in volcanoes. Very well told and descriptive enough to get a visual image and still be respectful. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Diane R. Dittmar
This book caught my attention the first page and I couldn't put it down. The politics, the scientists, the mountains, the people that lived in danger, the people that were passing... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Lee
It's hard for a book to really keep my interest these days, but this one did. It was written for an everyday person, not the scientist and so this held me tight and on the edge of... Read morePublished 5 months ago by D. Adams
I remember hearing about the scientists who were killed on Galares, but this really goes in depth on what happened behind the scenes.Published 5 months ago by Chet M. Bush
The book is well-researched and offers another perspective on scientific study regarding volcanoes while providing an excellent counterpoint to the earlier Williams/Montaigne work.Published 18 months ago by apvienna
It will suit you if you have been to the places where the volcanoes are but even if you are just into volcanoes you will get something out of it.Published 22 months ago by lily ennis
An excellent work. Meticulously researched and a pleasure to read. Combine it with Volcanos in Human History and The day the world ended, and you'll spend several glorious days... Read morePublished on October 25, 2012 by Luis Pereiro