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  • Hardcover
  • 304
  • Spoils Author Brian Van Reet
  • Brian Van Reet
  • English
  • 21 March 2019
  • 9780316316163

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Characters ✓ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ´ Brian Van Reet Brian Van Reet ´ 7 Free read Spoils Author Brian Van Reet Read À eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB F conscience as he struggles against enemies from without and within including the next wave of far radicalized jihadists; and Specialist Sleed a tank crewman who goes along with a victimless crime the conseuences of which are awful than any he could have imaginedDepicting a war spinning rapidly out of control destined to become a modern classic Spoils is an unsparing and morally complex novel that chronicles the human cost of comba Thank you to Netgalley Random house uk vintage and Brian Van Reet for the opportunity to read this book for an honest review I voluntarily reviewed an Advance reader copy of this book You can find my review on both Goodreads and On Goodreads from today under Karen Whittard and on under kewhittard from publication date I usually shy away from reading anything about war But this books bio really spoke to me and I just couldn t not read it The narrator if you like of this story is a former Army tank officer in Ira Van Reet Van Reet deliveres a moving and powerful book The book is told from the perspective of three different people two American soldiers and a mujahideen fighter But each of the people s stories are written carefully and truthfully and in a clear and delicate way There are lots of descriptions about how the tanks work and military life But there are also massive in depth and delicately told information about Islamic life Including lots of descriptions about the differences in the Muslim faith and other religions Van Reet has a very plain and manner of fact way of telling you about the details of war He doesn t beat around the bush and this is refreshing This is a very powerful and important book It tells you about the war and the effects it has on people It is clear on the matter of fact truth that war does not produce a winner and a loser But losers on each side A hard hitting emotional read that is an important eye opener A must read Happy reading everyone

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Characters ✓ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ´ Brian Van Reet Brian Van Reet ´ 7 Free read Spoils Author Brian Van Reet Read À eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Hat it is as a series of miscalculations and blunders fuels an already simmering insurgency intent on making Ira the next graveyard of empiresIn dazzling and propulsive prose Brian Van Reet explores the lives on both sides of the battle lines Cassandra a nineteen year old gunner on an American Humvee who is captured during a deadly firefight and awakens in a prison cell; Abu al Hool a lifelong mujahedeen beset by a simmering crisis o A gripping literary novel about jihadism and US the invasion of Ira Don t expect an action packed war novel this is not that kind of book Rather it tells the tale of a female US gunner who is captured along with two of her colleagues a male US tank crewman who is part of the effort to find and rescue them and a veteran mujahid from the Afghan Soviet war who is battling personal doubts about the direction and methods of the jihadi movement Gritty and realistic the story is told from three separate viewpoints until eventually their fates and actions intertwine

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Characters ✓ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ´ Brian Van Reet Brian Van Reet ´ 7 Free read Spoils Author Brian Van Reet Read À eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB The finest Ira War novel yet written by an American Wall Street Journal 10 Best Novels of the YearAn electrifying debut The Economist that maps the blurred lines between good and evil soldier and civilian victor and vanuishedLonglisted for the Andrew Carnegie Medal for ExcellenceIt is April 2003 American forces have taken Baghdad and are now charged with winning hearts and minds But this vital tipping point is barely recognized for w Spoils is both fast paced and hard to put down This story covers eight weeks during the early stages of the war in Ira in 2003 It is written from three points of view but I mostly connected with young female American soldier Specialist Cassandra Wigheard and a Jihadist called Abu al HoolBe warned this is not a light read I don t use the word hate very often but I hate war and terrorism I used to love horror novels but they rarely scare me these days Terrorism however is very much my horror euivalent these days as it seems to get deep within me and plays on my fears It actually gives me nightmares So why did I choose to read this novel I hear you ask I just can t help searching for an answer to make sense of all this mindless violence and seemingly pointless bloodshed even if that is within the pages of a novel I wish it would all go away and peace could prevail but I fear it will just continue until the human race destroys itself This novel although hard hitting is very well written and doesn t sensationalise violence It feels unnervingly real truthful and terrifying The characters are well developed on both sides enabling you to see there isn t a clear line between good and bad right or wrong It feels like we re all losers in this I read this book with a heavy heart and feel rather emotionally drained and a little bit traumatised now that I ve finished itThis is a great book that I highly recommend I m not usually very good at recommending other similar books but as I read so few war books if you enjoyed this I can recommend Real Monsters by Liam Brown as I loved that book and it made it into my Top Ten Books read in 2015