This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. To view it, click here. The book, like the movie it was based upon, is a travesty in historical terms. But while the movie was at least somewhat enjoyable despite its inaccuracies, the novelization cannot even bring that much. There is no attempt to take the characters to new levels, to make them believable.
Tavington is a monster bent on destroying everything he touches.
Cornwallis is a stereotypical screeching aristocrat utterly undone by the wily common man. In addition, the scene of the Loyalist ball where Martin a The book, like the movie it was based upon, is a travesty in historical terms. In addition, the scene of the Loyalist ball where Martin and the Rebels blow up the ship, Cornwallis is portrayed as a lecherous boar using the loss of his dogs to try and seduce a woman. It doesn't take much research to know how devoted Cornwallis was to his wife, even after her death.
Actually, even putting this on a historical fiction bookshelf is a bit of a misnomer. It can barely be called historical at all. Sep 01, Samantha rated it really liked it. This book was written based on the film script. It isn't exactly the same and explores more, but I do like the film much better. Stephen Molstad is a talented writer and was kind enough to correspond with me when I was exploring the idea of becoming an author. He helped me build my writing style and gave me tips.
For that, I am thankful. This book and its author will forever hold a special place in my heart. Dec 14, Sumit rated it did not like it. Patriot is one of my favorite movies and although I am not a big fan of books based on screenplay I decided to give this one a try. But clearly this book is not worth spending that much time. The book fails to capture attention of readers and loses track at some places. Overall not a good experience. Feb 18, Karen Letourneau rated it it was ok. In this case, the film, one of my favorite films of all time, was much better. Since the book is actually based on the screenplay, I guess it's not surprising.
Shelves: historical-biographies. I had seen the movie and enjoyed reading the adaptation to the movie. It was like watching The Patriot again.
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On its release day, October 4, , Survivors rose to 2 in Amazon's overall book sales ranks and 1 in their action-adventure category. On October 23, , it was listed at 3 in the New York Times bestseller list in the fiction hardback category. Rawles uses an unusual contemporaneous approach to writing sequels.
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Rather than the traditional formula of following the same group of characters farther into the future, he instead uses a novel sequence method that portrays different characters in different geographic regions, but in the same near-future timeframe as in Patriots. In his Introductory note to Survivors , Rawles stated: "Unlike most novel sequels, the storyline of Survivors is contemporaneous with the events described in my previously-published novel Patriots.
Thus, there is no need to read it first or subsequently , but you'll likely find it entertaining. The first of several translations of Survivors was released in May This was a Spanish edition, titled Supervivientes. The book peaked at 4 in Amazon's overall book sales ranks, on its release day. The book premiered on the New York Times Bestsellers list at 11, but dropped to 27 a week later.
Founders  was released on September 25, , by Atria Books.
In his brief review of Founders , Gregory Cowles of the influential The New York Times Book Review poked fun at the comma in Rawles's name, but granted: "Rawles is a well-known survivalist, and he's surely the only writer on this list whose fans frequently ask him how best to stockpile food it depends on which food or whether to favor bullets over gold during the total collapse of civilization "You can't defend yourself near as well with a Krugerrand".
It was written under contract for E. The book was released on October 1, The publisher's web page summarizes the storyline: "When the United States suffers a major socioeconomic collapse, a power vacuum sweeps the globe. No longer protected by American military interests, Australia must repel an invasion alone. The fourth and final sequel in the Patriots novel series is a page book entitled Liberators: A Novel of the Coming Global Collapse. This sequel was written under contract for E. It is set primarily in the Bella Coola region of western Canada. Reviews of Liberators were also positive.
Publishers Weekly called Liberators the "rousing fifth after-the-apocalypse thriller [installment in the novel series]" and also mentioned that "Supporters of the 'prepper' movement…will lap up every detail. The novel premiered at 20 on the Publishers Weekly hardcover bestsellers list, reported on November 3, Rawles followed Patriots series with the Counter-Caliphate Chronicles novel series.
This science fiction novel is a geopolitical thriller that is a considerable departure from his previous Patriots thriller novel series. Set in the late s, Land of Promise fictionally describes the world under the economic and military domination of a Global Islamic Caliphate, brought about by a fictional new branch of Islam, called The Thirdists. It is the first release from Liberty Paradigm Publishing, a publishing venture launched by Rawles in partnership with his literary agent Robert Gottlieb of Trident Media Group.