Despite its title, this is not a book about battleships. It is an extremely well-written and very readable book that brings to life the hopes and dreams of the characters who... Read morePublished 25 days ago by Johnny McClellan
Another of Massie's excellent works. He provides an extensive history on naval warfare and the British and German navies, along with the political events of those times.Published 28 days ago by Jack M Mori
I enjoyed every moment of this book. It brought the history of this fascinating period alive and left me wanting to know morePublished 1 month ago by PHILIP JOHN BOLE
I own a hard copy and a Kindle edition of this book-I like it that much.
Massie thrives in areas where he can use miniature biographies to illustrate the course of... Read more
Lots of great detail about Royal Navy and British politicians in the Victorian and Edwardian eras.Published 1 month ago by Joseph M. Browne
A very detailed and wonderful book. One of the very best on the leadup to WW1.Published 2 months ago by Jane
A most amazing read. It's a huge book, but chapters fly by. Very well written, in-depth coverage of the significant (and not so significant) events leading up to The Great War. Read morePublished 2 months ago by JerseyBob