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Onscience 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 combat. More book reviews on wwwsnazzybookscom For me Spoils is a tricky book to write about There were parts of it I found deeply fascinating and which really hooked me in mainly the parts

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Spoils By Brian Van Reet

The finest Ira War novel yet written by an American Wall Street Journal 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 American forces have taken Baghdad and are now charged with winning hearts and minds But this vital tipping point is barely recognized for what i. In 2003 as American forces have taken over Baghdad a group of American troops is captured and held prisoner by jihadists The book follows three people s perspectives Cassandra who is one

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T 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 of c. 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 w


10 thoughts on “Spoils By Brian Van Reet

  1. says:

    In 2003 as American forces have taken over Baghdad a group of American troops is captured and held prisoner by jihadists The book fol

  2. says:

    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

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    It's 2003 and I'm in Ira watching while a young female American soldier is captured an only slightly older male American soldier is elsewhere learning the truth of war and a seasoned mujahedeen finds his brothers becoming much radicalisedOh hang on no I'm not there It is a book It didn't really happen It is a book It is a book It didn't really happen Did it?I'm not the usual war story reader and even less so modern day

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    45 Stars ––– A GoodReads Win – Highly Recommended I should begin by admitting this When I was much younger at the close of every prayer I asked for the strength to die unafraid Now often I pray to live righteously 24Brian Van Reet has written an exceptional literary novel about the hardships the violence and chaos and the disturbing realities of the Ira War SPOILS is a first rate debut for this author and war veteran fro

  5. says:

    One thing abundantly clear is that Van Reet knows what he's talking about when he writes war he conveys the chaos the confus

  6. says:

    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 o

  7. says:

    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 Go

  8. says:

    Spoils takes readers into the Ira war stripping away the facade of accepted views of the enemy and the justification of war to reveal the com

  9. says:

    More book reviews on wwwsnazzybookscom For me Spoils is a tricky book to write about There were parts of it I found deeply fascinating and which really hooked me in – mainly the parts where Cassandra is in captivity which were so disturbing but at the same time incredibly interesting to read about The general theme of army life and conditions in Afghanistan is also one I found I became absorbed inI wasn’t

  10. says:

    This one can be placed right beside ALL UIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT THE NAKED AND THE DEAD FROM HERE TO ETERNITY it is that powerful

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