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The Honor Harrington story continues and I feel Mr. Weber has firmly hit his stride with this book.
I enjoyed the previous books very much, but this one has the feel of a book where the author is at the helm and in every sentence and on every page, he just tells you to fasten your seat belt and hang on (if you can).
Mr. Weber, through his masterful story construction wrings out every human emotion possible, relentlessly, but it only made me hungry to plunge into the next books.
In previous reviews I've read criticism of Ms. Johnson's narration, well, to me, she is simply superlative, her style and her charactarisations add a dimension to the book that is hard to quantify but are the icing on the cake.
2 of 2 people found this review helpful
This is the fourth book in the series and I am sure glad I have listen to them in order. It makes it so much more enjoyable. This is quickly becoming one of my favorite series. Can hard wait to start the next one. The story provides fast pace excellent description of battle scenes. The back stabbing of politics and a view of various societies. Allyson Johnson is Honor Harrington, the book would not be as good without her reading.
5 of 6 people found this review helpful
again I was crying with this book. I need good things to happen to Honour.
If you could sum up Flag in Exile in three words, what would they be?
Exiting, Devastating, Satisfying
What was one of the most memorable moments of Flag in Exile?
I dont want to post spoilers but it takes you on a ride of emotions from one particularly devastating moment that brought me to tears to satisfaction in retribution. I dont believe in an eye for an eye in real life but there's something satisfying about it in stories.
What about Allyson Johnson’s performance did you like?
She reads well and helps to convey who is who as well as bring the emotion across as well.
Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?
If I had the time to listen from start to finish I would have done!
Any additional comments?
The Honor books are well written, exiting books and every one so far has not failed to grab me. At its core this is a story about religious fanaticism and how far these zealots will go and the prices they are prepared to pay to follow what they wrongly believe is a path of righteousness. Its about how they will make every excuse in the book to justify the wrongs they do.