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Reviewed by Diane Carter for Readers' Favorite
We've Never Had A King is a fascinating look at the lives of Mary and Brad Bradbury and a bit of the history of Iraq. The setting is the 1950s, Iraq. Brad was a guest of the state, and advisor to the Government Oil Refineries Administration. Brad and Mary were married for fifty years. The tales of their adventures in Iraq are entertaining. He also shares great insight to the customs of the country. They were in Iraq during a turbulent era.
Bradbury shares the experiences from his point of view. I found the short essays to be humorous. This would make a great audible book if the author would read it himself giving it his personal touch. The style is conversational and entertaining. I felt as if I was enjoying a summer day with Brad as he reminisced.
This book is an easy and fast read. It is obvious Mary and Brad shared a great love. This book stayed with me long after I closed the cover.