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Brothers No More

3.61  ·  Rating Details ·  59 Ratings  ·  5 Reviews
Bestselling author William F. Buckley, Jr., offers a terrific new novel—in the gloriously gripping tradition of Howard Fast, Irwin Shaw, and Jeffery Archer—of men and women caught between the force of history and the power of their own desires.

Italy, 1944. Pfc. Danny O'Hara and Pfc. Henry Chafee are part of a regiment ordered to attack a German unit north of Rome. But at
ebook, 294 pages
Published May 2nd 2012 by Doubleday (first published 1995)
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Oct 23, 2012 Rita rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: american-fiction
I had known William F. Buckley [b 1925] because Mom watched his news/talk show on TV. A very intelligent conservative, in contrast to the nincompoops these days...

I hadn't known he wrote fiction at all, and just picked this up at a used book sale. It reads easily.
Cliche rampant.
The main character fits a stereotype who has starred in many many novels already, and perhaps is a very real phenomenon -- the charming good-looking guy who winds everybody around his little finger and is used to ge
Apr 04, 2010 Nancy rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
I've read three or four of William F. Buckley's other novels (all Blackford Oakes, CIA stories) and really enjoyed them. They had Buckley's puckish sense of humor (particularly Saving the Queen) and were good, light thrillers.

This book didn't have the same appeal. Written in the mid-90's, it just gave me the feeling that Buckley was "cranking it out." He included some historical chapters on Vietnam and they just felt like filler, not really integral to the plot or tone of the book.

Buckley has al
David Carr
Lots of plot twists that are unexpected. Well written and good character development. Enjoyable. And WFB makes a cameo appearance in his own novel
Nick Rubenstein
Aug 06, 2013 Nick Rubenstein rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
great book, though its last 50 pages were what made me appraise it as highly
Apr 27, 2016 Cheryl rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Good book
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William Frank Buckley, Jr. was an American author and conservative commentator. He founded the political magazine National Review in 1955, hosted 1,429 episodes of the television show Firing Line from 1966 until 1999, and was a nationally syndicated newspaper columnist. His writing style was famed for its erudition, wit, and use of uncommon words.

Buckley was "arguably the most important public int
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