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An Alien’s Guide to the Human Species

* * * 3/10

Deb McEwan

Alien's Guide Cover

While the idea behind the book is a good one, the writing itself is very matter-of-fact and flat.
There’s a subtle but important difference in being told a story and being told of a series of events. The characters may as well be cardboard cut-outs they are so 2-dimensional and the plot is lost in a tedious list of things these characters do. They don’t do much.
The plot itself is an interesting idea, it is well-edited with no errors, but the writing needs a lot of work and perhaps some rethinking.

One thought on “An Alien’s Guide to the Human Species

  1. This has given me the impetus to re-write a major part of this book. My readers tell me that my other books are much better. Thank goodness! But thanks for taking the time to read and review it.

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