Robert Goddard (kindle or Pdf) The Corners of the Globe

  • Paperback
  • 432
  • The Corners of the Globe
  • Robert Goddard
  • English
  • 04 February 2019
  • 9780593069769

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The Corners of the Globe Download ó 8 Robert Goddard ´ 8 Free read Read Ñ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ´ Robert Goddard Mpounded in Scapa Flow its fate to be decided at the conference table in Paris Max has been sent to recover a document held aboard one of the German ships What that document contains forces him to break cover sooner than he would have wished and to embark on a desperate race south towards London with information that could destroy Lemmer if Max as seems unlikely lives to deliver it There are parts of The Corners of the Globe which are good and parts which trundle along in a very samey sort of way It has several POVs which can get confusing as by the time you re back round to an earlier POV so much has happened in between with the others you ve forgotten what happened last time There is a large cast of characters some with similarforeignunfamiliar names which doesn t help eitherThis to me is a bit like an author who has the option of many different ways that his plot could go and instead of cutting to make a good tight fast paced thriller decides instead to include everything and spread it over 3 booksIt s not that it s badly written it s fine but does it stand out as one of Goddard s best well plotted intriguing surprise a minute stories by an author with a reputation as the master of the double twist Nah Nowhere nearThis is the second story in the James Maxted trilogy I have issues with the word trilogy in this case because usually one can expect each book in a trilogy to be concluded in its own right Yet in this instance that s not the case It s like someone has sneaked up to your bedroom taken the book off your bedside table which you re half way through reading and torn out the last third of it so that when you come to the end you re left hanging with the plot unresolved and significantly without feeling that satisfaction of a completing a good book The role of the author is always to be mindful of the experience of the reader and ensure it s a good one IMHO on that count Goddard fails his reader utterly I hope he s not planning to make the same mistake again

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The Corners of the Globe

The Corners of the Globe Download ó 8 Robert Goddard ´ 8 Free read Read Ñ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ´ Robert Goddard Ad been trying to accomplish And he suspected elusive German spymaster Fritz Lemmer knew the truth of itNow enlisted under false colours in Lemmer's service but with his loyalty pledged to the British Secret Service Max sets out on his first and possibly last mission for Lemmer It takes him to the far north of Scotland to the Orkney Isles where the German High Seas Fleet has been i I was delighted to receive this book via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review I m a huge fan of Robert Goddard in fact I have a shelf dedicated to his books so I did a little dance of joy around the kitchen when I was approved This was short lasted however as I found the book hard to get into i m not sure if it was the political nature of the story or the myriad of characters that I found hard to keep up with but this book wasn t easy to read and I had to keep going back to find out what was happening At one point I began to wonder if it had been written by someone else entirely It has been a while since I last read one of his books so it could just be me but not one of his better stories It wasn t until the end that I realised this is the second story in a series Perhaps if I d read the first it would all make sense

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The Corners of the Globe Download ó 8 Robert Goddard ´ 8 Free read Read Ñ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ´ Robert Goddard Spring 1919 James 'Max' Maxted former Great War flying ace returns to the trail of murder treachery and half buried secrets he set out on in The Ways of the World He left Paris after avenging the murder of his father Sir Henry Maxted a senior member of the British delegation to the post war peace conference But he was convinced there was much to be discovered about what Sir Henry h Fool me once so the first book was good enough that the surpise at the end about the mystery extending to the next book was acceptable About a third of the way into this next book however I started to wonder about the pacing and meandering strands so I flipped to the end and lo and behold Continued appeared there so not fooling me twice I did not finish it To be fair if this period is a favourite and the politics is of interest the level of detail that extends a fairly good mystery story into a third volume could be right up your alley The writing is good and the main character is charismatic but for me just not compelling enough to warrant going along for a third volume Having said that if I had known from the outset that this was a trilogy I may have been a tad less annoyed and likely to have finished what I had knowingly gotten into The Neuropsychology of Self Discipline of murder treachery and half buried secrets he set Where I’m Calling From out The Accidental Activist on in The Ways Brenda has a dragon in her blood of his father Sir Henry Maxted a senior member Divan Of Rudaki of the British delegation to the post war peace conference But he was convinced there was much to be discovered about what Sir Henry h Fool me Choice Stories for Children once so the first book was good enough that the surpise at the end about the mystery extending to the next book was acceptable About a third Öbür Divan of the way into this next book however I started to wonder about the pacing and meandering strands so I flipped to the end and lo and behold Continued appeared there so not fooling me twice I did not finish it To be fair if this period is a favourite and the politics is Summary of Homo Deus of interest the level Koldbrann - parte 1: Rebeldes of detail that extends a fairly good mystery story into a third volume could be right up your alley The writing is good and the main character is charismatic but for me just not compelling enough to warrant going along for a third volume Having said that if I had known from the The Teams Milking Cow outset that this was a trilogy I may have been a tad less annoyed and likely to have finished what I had knowingly gotten into