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Topic: Excellent read: City of Thieves by David Benioff

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Subject: Excellent read: City of Thieves by David Benioff
Date Posted: 10/22/2009 2:50 PM ET
Member Since: 6/19/2006
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Although I usually don't read small books too often, this one is a gem.at 258 pages. Well worth reading. Well written. WWII siege of Stalingrad through a very strange encounter. Fiction. 

Date Posted: 10/22/2009 2:52 PM ET
Member Since: 8/31/2007
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That's one of my favorite books I've read this year.  I work part-time at a Barnes & Noble and have it in our "Staff Recommends" section.

Date Posted: 10/22/2009 4:41 PM ET
Member Since: 6/5/2007
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I am getting close to the top of the WL for this! I'm so glad to hear it is good!

Date Posted: 10/25/2009 6:22 PM ET
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This was an excellent book that let me experience the siege of Stalingrad in a different way than, for example, Enemy at the Gates or the memoir of sniper Vassili Zaitsev called Notes of a Sniper.

Date Posted: 10/26/2009 11:46 AM ET
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Great to know, it's my PBS local in real life selection for February! Now I can't wait to read it....

Date Posted: 10/26/2009 11:58 AM ET
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I agree; wonderfil book! I didn't want it to end!