I have no objection to being picked up by my peers or even ‘armchair Admirals’ who may criticize my subject matter accuracy. I will even take it from the ‘I think you will find brigade’ who have never written a book.
However, what I do find really annoying is when someone dismisses two years of research and overlooks a compelling and compassionate story.
Being Silent They Speak was written as a tribute to the men who lost their lives onboard HMS/M Unbeaten and this reviewer dismisses the book because of type errors. The reviewer also used a very disrespectful title for their review of this great WW2 submarine book.
Unfortunately the reviewer did not have anyone proof read their review so I will do it for them.
See this pitiful 2 Star review below: I give G. Colville 5 stars for not spell checking his rant!
G. Colville’s review titled: They should have kept silent
"I was not impressed by this book; I came across some dreadful errors in it, for example, the author writes that '.... soles were saved' when he really means '.... souls were saved.' That sort of error rally puts me off reading anybook and so I didn't finish this book. I don't think I missed anything by so doing"
David J.B. Smith
Former Amazon UK Bestselling Author in WW2