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Mr. Something based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
The book started out well. It had an interesting plot and is written well enough, but it soon devolved into a miasma of liberal platitudes. The story pushes a dream of a United Nations possessing a standing army to smite the evil interests of capitalism which strive to keep the starving masses in poverty. It portrays the lumber industry as uncaring unfeeling wretches intent on denuding forests leaving devastation. It promotes the unproven pseudo-science of global warming and heaps a guilt-trip upon the reader. They say that a writer should write about the things he or she knows best. The author is obviously not from the United States where the book is set. U.S. Americans do not call flashlights "torches" or use the metric system like it used in the book. Anyway, like I said, it started well…