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By Amazon Customer on 06-14-17
As a South African, I could not make it past the first chapter - the incorrect a pronounciation of "boer" and the Germanish accents for the boer women was jarring and prevented me from getting into the story. I will have to read the book the old fashioned way.
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By Linda Gastanaga on 08-05-17
Sad but Riveting Commentary on Man's Abuse of Man
Where does The Lost History of Stars rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?
I have listened to close to 300 audiobooks, and this one ranks in the top 90th percentile. It was well written and extremely well researched.
What other book might you compare The Lost History of Stars to and why?
I would easily compare this to Dave Boling's other book, Guernika. It is in the genre of historical fiction focusing on the horrors of civil war.
Which character – as performed by Gemma Dawson – was your favorite?
The lead character, Letty, was by far my favorite. This narrator did a wonderful job of distinguishing one character from another, performing amazing accents.
If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?
Reliving Lost History, or, The Horrors of Wartime Detainment
Any additional comments?
This was a very insightful book, providing me with parts of history about which I never before knew. The setting was exceptionally well researched, the characters were extremely realistic. I highly recommend this book