Colonel Alex Johnson is a World War Two veteran, aged ninety-five, and recently wrote this story in response to a request from a military unit in the United Kingdom. This romantic tale contrasts sharply with his service in the actual 1939-1945 campaign, which included the utter hell of Sword beach during the Normandy landings. To still have the energy and capacity to recall and write about those times is quite remarkable, and he still gives his time freely in delivering talks to all kinds of groups, from school children to senior citizens in the Northeast of England. He somehow manages to squeeze in games of competitive team bowls twice a week. A truly inspirational man.
Tinashe Yadley Nyangombe
on Oct. 19, 2014 :
slightly past halfway now reading this book.You took your time to put together a meaningful story that readers can relate to.It's touching to note the challenges that Alex went through especially his injury.If I would suggest an edit of your book....there is one mistake you are frequenting: Your sentence construction method needs attention...especially when talking about the same person in a chapter, it's quite boring.Take for example, Chapter 10.
In ONE paragraph you wrote
"Alex was ready go return home.....
"Alex turned to watch....
"Alex mentioned Jane
"Alex....(should i go on?)
I would suggest you variate your sentence intros.Instead of always saying Alex did that Alex did this why not start some of your sentences with "He did that....he did this" or " turning to watch Jane, Alex...."
This could add a nice, mesmerizing touch to your book.All the same, this is quite an inspirational story.God bless you as you write more works
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