I have written these reviews in the order of which I read them, which coincidentally was the order in which Leon Uris wrote them. As stated in. Armageddon by Leon Uris not only great fiction, but also a wonderful historical fiction book, interweaving fictional characters with historical. Armageddon by Leon Uris – book cover, description, publication history.

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As with most historical novels, Leon Uriis changes the names of the primary players in this historical setting. Please review your cart. In fact, I am awed by the amount and expanse of research that must have gone into it. I personally think this is his best novel.

Uris had the unique talent of weaving many themes into a single and understandable book. Love all Leon Uris books and this one did not disappoint. It is extremely important to know what you don’t want to find.

Armageddon: A Novel of Berlin

A Literary Guild selection. Being Jewish, in Exodus he naturally had an extremely pro-Israel point of view, with little good to say about Palestinians. This was my first Uris historical novel. I haven’t put it down since I started to read it 3 days ago.

Soon after that, his second brother Tim is killed, also, when his plane is downed. Or maybe there were three. The best part of Uris’s books for me is the history they present in an engaging format.

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Armageddon: A Novel of Berlin by Leon Uris

I wonder what Uris would write about that now. Perhaps the talent of rescuing readers on the cliff is what made him one of the best authors of our time. This article about a war novel of the s is a stub. The characters seemed flat and wooden, the dialogue stilted and predictable. The title should be at least 4 characters long. Dec 27, Carol rated it really liked it. But, I enjoyed this book and felt it described the shock and horror of discovering the death camps, the apparent initial “naivety ” of the west in dealing with the Soviets, and the unique challenges of Berlin very well.

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So come back againsome time!! Uris uses a cast of characters to explain some of the human dilemmas that occupation after the war created for both American, German and Russian military and civilian populations. At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information.

There’s not a lot of “jolly, happy, ho-ho-ho” in here. It also reminded me of the value of the military and government in bringing innovative technology and programs into existence.

This was one of the saddest books of his in terms of the personal lives of the characters, but somehow still uplifting. The most innocent armagedcon the guilt. armagedcon

Put another way, the book is so convincing, the reader feels a sympathetic relationship with the characters involved.