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He writes very well in an entertaining and informative manner.
Adrian Goldsworthy's Caesar: Life of a Colossus provides a balanced, detailed, and highly readable biography of one of the most important figures in history.
He does interpret, making a good case for his conclusions, most of which give us a positive view.
Overall a very readable history, maybe the style could have been a bit more rigorous. But if you want a detailed history that's easy to read this works very well.Published 4 days ago by OKkiwi
The author lays out the known historical facts and fills in the gaps with reasonable assumptions. I enjoyed the pace of the book overall; however, Caesars last few years are... Read morePublished 18 days ago by Nate
Great man, excellent book. Only complaint is liberal writer expressing his ideology as we go (which can ruin any good book). Still recommended.Published 1 month ago by Brim
A balanced portrayal of Caesar, as well as the other Roman personalities of the time. I enjoyed how he weaved in the Roman culture and how that had an effect on Caesar and the... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Samie
I'm a relative novice on Roman history, and this is the first book I picked up to brush up on the period. It proved to be an excellent choice. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Tommy
Perfect to get known about his personality and strategies as a general and polítical genius.
Goldsworthy explains with great clarity the polítical context in... Read more
Absolutely readable while still being thorough. If you are looking for an excellent biography of this colossus of history that is not a chore to read, look no further. Read morePublished 7 months ago by R. Boland