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Professor Lynch has written a remarkable account of a remarkable life of struggle, military grandeur and a continental vision of unity. Read morePublished on May 19, 2014 by Readingone
Very well documented book. Bolivar is a complex character living in a complex society, professor Lynch, however, created a readable story that makes easier to understand what... Read morePublished on May 3, 2013 by Javier Peraza
This is an excellent biography. It provides so much insight into the era. From slavery, to new nations to global politics... Read morePublished on February 4, 2013 by Javier Acosta
John Lynch's book is tough going, never quite flowed, kind of like walking on a path with football sized boulders: you can never quite get a rhythm going and you always seem to... Read morePublished on January 14, 2013 by Ken Onuska Berman
Good book. Extremely precise and specific. No complaints except that it is a little hard to follow at points. Overall, great read.Published on January 8, 2013 by Just Some Guy
Balanced and handles well the major problem facing any biographer of Bolivar: how to fit into one readable volume a life and mind so complex and full.Published on December 12, 2012 by liz
I agree that the book is exceedingly dry, and that the man is portrayed much too abstractly; this presumably represents an attempt at objectivity, but in fact it is the result of... Read morePublished on November 7, 2012 by Larry N. Stout