Kill Bin Laden

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  1. Kill Bin Laden by Dalton Fury

    Just read this book, seeing all the great reviews on the internet.

    Personally, it was shyte
     
  2. Any particular reason for it being awful?
     
  3. Just badly laid out. Interesting in places but you have to dig through all the crap and cock loving which he dishes out about his fellow colleagues.

    You get the feeling that they didnt want the British about either in Tora Bora, although he clearly respected them.

    Fair enough to the chap though. Hopefully make a decent amount from the book, as he deserves it.

    Maybe I just didnt get into it. Might read it again on second thoughts. :twisted:

    might also be that it was heavily censored
     
  4. The clue is in the title! :)
     
  5. Command_doh

    Command_doh LE Book Reviewer

    I have literally just started this book last night. The impression I got from the comments on Amazon already seem at odds with the dry, formal style of the author. Additionally, its rather hard to swallow his 'doing a fantastic job, all credit to everyone involved, "vital role", etc - in just the foreword, when all along it is a known fact that the mission was a failure.

    I hope it improves when he gets into his flow and the action starts. But to be honest, warning bells were ringing in my head when he mentioned he (what kind of a porn star pseudonym is 'Dalton Fury' anyway?) was approached by the SF historical records Dept. of the U.S. Army to write an official account of the events detailed in the book. Now that would be pure tedium in itself. And I wonder at what point he went from historical recording to profiteering?
     
  6. Mr Happy

    Mr Happy LE Moderator

    the two amazon reviews are not good..

    and that was 13 months ago with two votes.... the other review says

     
  7. Sounds interesting. I heard first time about this book. I am surely gonna read this out. Thanks for sharing with us.
     
  8. Ah, I hope I have this right, all Dalton Fury had access to were official records and official people!. "A senior source at the White House", "a senior Pentagon official" and all that malarkey. These books are a dime a dozen, written by pretty boys who can't cut the mustard.

    Good luck with it chaps :)
     
  9. Theres a shite load of stuff about this on Google and U Tube. apparently his real name is Thomas Greer
     
  10. He doesn't happen to have a gran called Germaine does he?
     
  11. It would explain a great deal if he does.