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but for some reason decided that maybe this might be better and bought it
on March 29, 2015
This was the second book I'd read by this author. I wasn't crazy about the first one, but for some reason decided that maybe this might be better and bought it. It wasn't a whole lot better. There are writers, like Erik Larsen, who can write non-fiction and make the characters and events as interesting as fiction. M. William Phelps is too wordy, the sequence of events is hard to follow, and the characters aren't portrayed in a way that is either sympathetic or detestable. I pick the book up, read a few chapters, put it down for weeks, pick it up again expecting that maybe it will be better, but I still find it hard to follow and not written in a way that grips me.