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top top secret ean 9780857071118 title top top secret sku st 0857071114 product category books comics magazines binding paperback author claire freedman label simon schuster childrens books release date 27 03 2014 height 22 mm width 150 mm length 210 mm weight 381 grams language english manufacturer simon schuster childrens books publisher simon schuster childrens books publication date 27 03 2014 studio simon schuster childrens books about speedy hen ltd by continuing with this checkout and ord
Advantages: Wide-ranging, detailed, incisive look at the years leading up to war Disadvantages: The occasional omission or questionable argument, inevitable in a book of this nature
...One could argue that the main title of this book is slightly questionable. Throughout the half-century or so preceding the outbreak of hostilities in 1914, Europe had rarely been a conflict-free zone, with the Franco-Prussian, Graeco-Turkish and Balkan wars for a start. However, it is only reasonable to add the qualification that the majority of the continent was at peace with itself and most...
Advantages: Fantastic Drawings, Very Detailed Information On Every Species Disadvantages: Quite Expensive
...of Britain and Europe. A couple of years ago I decided that it was time that I updated my reference guide for something a little bit more modern. The book I chose was the Birds of Europe by Lars Jonson.
Lars Jonson is a very well known name in the world of Ornithology. Born in Sweden Lars Jonson is best known as a Bird Artist and has won many prestigious awards. He had an exhibit at the National Museum...
Advantages: Broad scope, engaging narrative, fascinating military history Disadvantages: Diplomatic history not so assured, bias in focus towards Western front
...the First World War. With this peak of interest it is unsurprising that publishers are heavily promoting new general interest books on the subject. This is how I came to pick up Max Hastings? Catastrophe: Europe Goes to War 1914 for £15 from Tesco. Not a bad price for a hefty hardback, but was it worth the read?
It?s easy to be cynical about the coming World War One centenary fanfare. It?s a chance...