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City on Fire
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Cynthia Shannon
Jan 04, 2016 rated it liked it
I read this on Kindle (obviously... it's 900 pages!). Some great character development and spectacular writing throughout the book, which is why I was surprised the ending petered out as it did. ...more
Jeff
Dec 30, 2015 rated it it was ok
There's one, maybe two good books hidden within his meandering, arbitrarily constructed, minimally researched behemoth. Unless you're looking for a long summer read that feels more like the 5th season of a decent HBO drama, it might not be worth it. ...more
Carl Colegrove
Jan 27, 2016 rated it liked it
I really wanted to love this book, however, Hallberg made it somewhat difficult to bond to any one character. I felt as if I wanted more of each of them and never quite got it. I enjoyed the interludes a lot! Also, being born in the 80's, the 1970's are a total mystery to me. Reading this novel prompted me to conduct a lot of additional research just to understand the scenarios which was actually pretty cool. Overall, it was a rather long read (took me a month!), but I enjoyed it, it was certain ...more
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