The Critics

War does not discriminate.  Grounds do not bleed.  Trees do not hang men.
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"Extraordinarily compelling. A panoramic mosaic of vignettes erupting in shades of love, war, and family…" 
-A.F. Stewart, Author.
http://afstewartblog.blogspot.com/

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"Take this novel as what it is: a mosaic of one of the world's greatest events from the perspective of one of the world's greatest cultures, and you will find it to be an exciting story that reaches the storytelling scale of epics like the Iliad, as it should." 
-Preston Frasch

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"Lively and lovely in the telling..." 
-Alan Cheuse, Ph.D., Author, NPR's "Voice of Books"
http://www.alancheuse.com/
http://www.npr.org/

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"The author has triumphed in creating a work that transcends both genres by leaps and bounds. Angela Panayotopulos paints a picture of a war-time world that is both surreal and heartbreakingly real in turns. The depth of the characters that she has created is so that they seem to be people you've known your entire life, perhaps neighbors or relatives that you've come to admire and respect, and she does this literally from page one." 
Todd Barselow

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"The book is excellent. I hope it becomes a classic.” 
-Alex Canton-Dutari, Ph.D., Psychologist

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"The Art of War: a Novel is eye-opening. It is a bright comet that burns across the consciousness and fades into the glowing embers of hope. Even during the darkest moments of the story, the hope is always there. Although hope is constant, this story is no fairy tale, [and] that is the novel's power. If there is anything a reader can take away from this story, it is that survival is only the first step. It is the living through that is the challenge." 
–B.W. Harold

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“Recreating miracles at every turn.” 
Margaret Yocom, Ph.D.American Folklore Society

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“A poignant, warm, amusing and sometimes brutal portrait of a piece of history frozen in time . . .”