Warriors: Extraordinary Tales from the Battlefield

Warriors: Extraordinary Tales from the Battlefield

Max Hastings

With this assortment, Hastings is again on domestic territory, the place he can convey his specific mixture of talents as conflict reporter, and social in addition to army historian to bear…This is among the most sensible and such a lot diverting of his shorter pieces’ night Standard

‘All (of the tales) are corking…opinions are said firmly and with sizeable daring swings of the pendulum. His virtues are readability and decisiveness – drastically to be renowned in terms of making transparent, for the lay reader, approximately what's going within the fiendishly complicated and bloody engagements he describes.’ Spectator

‘A splendidly eclectic selection…Hastings has written a marvellous booklet. Wry perceptive and interesting, it lays naked the curious mixture of personality features – stable and undesirable – profitable warrior requires.’ Sunday Telegraph

‘His brisk prose has the features of his warriors: transparent, decisive, forceful…“Warriors” will enthral everyone.’ day-by-day Telegraph

‘Brilliant…Hastings combines his consummate ability as a author with passages of descriptive brilliance to supply a booklet for the normal citizen…He captures the dedication of the combating servicemen and women…in language that's strong but eminently understandable. this can be a ebook to entertain.’ Sunday Times

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