Peter Hart has been thoroughly and totally discredited as a brit apologist for the murder of thousands of irish people. This book is a pack of lies.Published 22 months ago by StridertheRanger
This is THE bio of Michael Collins.
No sycophantic swooning or och-ochóning.
But damn good scholarship - on papers only he had been given access to, it seems - and... Read more
At first, gaining facts presented by 'demystifying the legend' seemed a fair un-sugar-coated way of adding to the collective knowledge base of the subject. Read morePublished on May 28, 2012 by McGuire
There is a tendency in any historical biography to put people who die in the prime of achievement on a higher plain - Lincoln, Kennedy, etc. Read morePublished on November 1, 2010 by Drag-Free Drift
This incredibly biased account of the life of a true patriot is not worth the trouble of reading. The author has systematically tried to discredit Collins, acheivement by... Read morePublished on October 7, 2010 by Kenneth P Mc Kernan
Hart goes to great lengths in the introduction to document that his book is the first to explore Collin's early years prior to the Easter Rising. I almost wish he had not. Read morePublished on February 5, 2010 by C. Lindsay
This is an excellent biography which begins by tracing the various literature written concerning Michael Collins' life and stating the manner in which the author seeks to... Read morePublished on October 13, 2009 by Geoffrey Jones
Any review of this book has to be in two parts. First the author provides details, in particular of Collin's early and family life, that I have not seen before in other... Read morePublished on February 8, 2009 by N. Cosgrove
Hart,we get it - you've an opinion that is contrary to history. Yet you do not put forth any evidence in support of your contrarian views.Published on June 30, 2008 by Amazon Customer