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I ordered this book with the highest of expectations. It would have ben the second bio of this remarkable historical monarch, one whose campaigns are the works of a genius. Read morePublished 5 months ago by R. Boland
This is perhaps one of the best bios on Frederick II known as the Great. Not only is it readable, but the author gets you into the feel of the times as well. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Roger Kennedy
Robert Asprey is a wonderful author if you enjoy learning about military figures and this book is no exception. Read morePublished 23 months ago by Nicholas Roberts
I finished the book on Frederick the Great not long after I read a biography on Louis XIV. Most have known something about the latter, not much about the former. Read morePublished on June 15, 2013 by s hu
Amazing scholarship and detail. Best biography on Frederick the Great available. David Fraser's Frederick no where near as detailed or demonstrates the mastery of the strategic... Read morePublished on December 9, 2012 by Gary W Adams
Loved this book. Finished it in 85 days. But then again, I'm really into history and personalities. Read morePublished on July 20, 2011 by Crazy Reviewer
I admit not having read more than the introduction followed by twenty-five pages. Almost to my "surrender", the subject is the childhood of Frederick II and his relationship to... Read morePublished on May 18, 2011 by goedelite