Reviews written by Erich Eipert

2 results - showing 1 - 2
Ordering
November 20, 2012
Overall rating
 
4.0
Plot
 
4.0
Characters
 
4.0
Writing Style
 
4.0
Young Adult Fiction
Breaking Stalin’s Nose: a novel of a young boy and the lies of Stalin-era Communism

Sasha Zaichik, the protagonist in this short novel, Breaking Stalin’s Nose, by Eugene Yelchin, is less a hero than an innocent victim, for what else can you call a ten-year old who’s been brought up with nothing but lies in a cynical, totalitarian state that maintains itself through fear and...

November 20, 2012
Overall rating
 
4.3
Plot
 
4.0
Characters
 
4.0
Writing Style
 
5.0
Young Adult Fiction
Everybody Sees the Ants

The Vietnam Conflict ended nearly forty years ago, yet it still touches our lives. Everybody Sees the Ants depicts how lives are still affected by what happened. This is a not an easy book to describe because it juggles three themes: bullying, life in a dysfunctional...

2 results - showing 1 - 2