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The Man Without a Face: The Unlikely Rise of Vladimir Putin

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

Recommended

This book does not appear to be objective or even try to be. Nonetheless it paints such a picture that if even halfway true it is alarming that such a man a such a system could be in charge of on of the most powerful countries in the world.

The book similarly make...
This book does not appear to be objective or even try to be. Nonetheless it paints such a picture that if even halfway true it is alarming that such a man a such a system could be in charge of on of the most powerful countries in the world.

The book similarly makes one think twice about how easy or difficult change and particularly political change can be.

The author was very brave to write this book given the description she gives. Maybe the notoriety she gets from this book will save her life.

posted by PeterRoeper on April 1, 2012

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Most Helpful Critical Review

2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

Dont Don't waste your time or $$$

Author clearly has an agenda. This should not be considered a bio of Putin. There are snippets of info about him amongst the author's lengthy diatribes but I could not even finish the read

posted by Anonymous on July 12, 2012

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 12, 2012

    Dont Don't waste your time or $$$

    Author clearly has an agenda. This should not be considered a bio of Putin. There are snippets of info about him amongst the author's lengthy diatribes but I could not even finish the read

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 26, 2012

    The book was interesting, but the deal breaker for the audiobook

    The book was interesting, but the deal breaker for the audiobook was the reader. I had to stop early because I couldn't stand it. She sounds like someone had told her, "OK, squint a little, turn your head so you can look straight out of the corners of your eyes, and sound like you're reading something filled with intrigue." Her Russian accent, used when reading quotes, is even worse. Skip the audiobook; buy the book instead.

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 28, 2012

    Not good

    Putin is love

    0 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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