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Very promising start and first few chapters of the book. Readable, and not-too-scholar, which is what broad public desires. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Bruin
A long bloody history, with a cast of characters of thousands. I was left with the thought that only the dead have seen the end of war.Published 4 months ago by Edmond M Koury
Eminently readable, great overview of many centuries and many cultures tied together by the Mediterranean. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Claire Brooks
This book is simply excellent. One reviewer says he only spends two pages on Ancient Egypt. So what? Read morePublished 7 months ago by J. J. Cash
This book is an easy read as a whirl wind tour introduction to the history of the Mediteranean region. Read morePublished 12 months ago by RHJ Ruiters
I liked "Absolute Monarchs" by Norwich ... informative and witty. Thus I bought "The Middle Sea." His knack for one volume histories is worth the trip. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Joe Fabeetz
My son-in-law was thrilled to receive this book he had asked for for Christmas. I would recommend it to anyone.Published on February 10, 2014 by Francine Shaw
Norwich has done it again. This is a most readable and fascinating account of of an area which has shaped European civilisation and probably hasn't finished doing so yet.Published on December 27, 2013 by effers