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Other than this I really enjoyed this book it is a page turner..
The author, Laurence Bergreen, tells the spellbinding story of Ferdinand Magellan's attempt to reach the Spice Islands from Spain via a westbound route.
Bergreen's story of Magellan's voyage to become the first person to circumnavigate the globe is fascinating and very well written.
One of the best books I've read!!! If you like history, this one's a keeper - I want to find more like thisPublished 8 hours ago by Bgins
It is a great book but it is abridged. I thought I was buying the whole book because it was not advertised as abridged on amazon. This needs to be corrected. Read morePublished 1 day ago by P. pike
Convincing thesis, this was the greatest of all human voyages. I thought, throughout the book, of comparisons. Read morePublished 3 days ago by William Runge
This is an amazing book with lots of detail. It is imposible to stop reading it. It shows Magellan's Leadership skills put to the test.Published 10 days ago by Vicovan Alina
I am enjoying this book very much. I am a history fan and looked forward to reading about Magellan.Published 25 days ago by E. I. Lentz Jr.
This was a selection for my history book club, and it was fun and fantastic. Bergreen did his research, and directly quoted a ton of source material, so you get a true and... Read morePublished 1 month ago by John D. Shepperd
I found this book to be a page-turner - very well written, exciting, and solidly based on extensive scholarly research. Read morePublished 1 month ago by P. Hjemboe