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Awakening

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 2, 2014

    If you expect a thriller you may end up disappointed. If you rea

    If you expect a thriller you may end up disappointed. If you read it as an insightful book about power you'd appreciate the fact that it's written as a thriller.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted April 27, 2015

    Not an easy read, but enjoyable one nevertheless. I wish some ch

    Not an easy read, but enjoyable one nevertheless. I wish some characters had a more of a "backstory" to understand what made them the people they are.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 17, 2014

    Didn't like the droning pace

    I found this book to be quite boring and was unable to finish it. The plot description sounded promising but did not deliver. While reading, I felt the writing style was patronizing, almost as if the author felt the moral of the story was more important than the story itself. I held on initially, then waited for some sign of redemption. Ultimately though, the author did not deliver and I left feeling disappointed.

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  • Posted September 5, 2014

    I didn't know what to expect (there aren't many books about mana

    I didn't know what to expect (there aren't many books about managers to begin with) and I was pleasantly surprised. This is an unusual book -- you will like it if you like history, sociology, politics and don't mind occasional, but lengthy internal monologues. The author  uses the plot as as a device to speak about vulnerability of modern democracy and does it in very convincing fashion. The novel certainly makes you think.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 6, 2014

    It was decent

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  • Posted December 14, 2013

    Very Complex--Not Light Hearted Reading!

    Sometimes when you read a book of more than 900 pages, you think--couldn't the author have done it in about half the length. This is one of those books. There are philosophical sections, and psychological sections. Essentially, a bunch of people have been invited to a remote cabin to discuss their business choices, and how they might learn something to further their careers. There is some interesting interaction between characters. All in all, if I hadn't been asked by B&N to review this, I would not have finished it.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 11, 2013

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