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Otto Prohaska, is loyal,trustworthy,capable officer in the Austro-Hungarian Navy, a man who has given his allegiance to the Emperor. Read morePublished 2 hours ago by J Emmett
Wonderful! An area of history that I knew little about. Fascinating view of a time and an interesting view of a society that has passed. Read morePublished 23 hours ago by Tim M.
Great seafaring narrative in an Important historical context. Stuff you don't get in your high school history book.Published 2 days ago by WEK
This may be the best military memoir I have ever read. The author's voice has a deeply humane tone, evoking a lost empire that was at the same time comical and regal. Read morePublished 3 days ago by R. R. Wilk
This is a very engrossing story, a word portrait of a long pstt age painted in rich detail.
I wish I could offer some unique insight but all I can do is echo the many... Read more
I can not recommend this book highly enough. Told from the perspective of an old man waiting to die in a British retirement home is the story of a successful Austro-Hungarian... Read morePublished 3 months ago by J.B. Vote
Even if fiction, fun look at what it could have been like from lots of WW1, Central European, Austro-Hungarian, and early 19th century viewpoints. Well done.Published 3 months ago by Steven Hiatt
This book more than lived up to my expectations, which were high based on reviews in Publishers Weekly and Library Journal, along with reader reviews. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Scott Blake
A simply great book that has to be read to be really appreciated because the setting is so different from almost all other books!Published 6 months ago by Dr. R. W. Butcher