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Although not much of a fan of historical battles, this book was really much more about a young man growing up in rural France, losing his mother, the trials and tribulations of the poor from this time in history, migration, English class structure, etc. I trust the author was as accurate as one could be given the amount of time that has passed since this story's days. There was a great variety of characters (I liked the inclusion of real historical people with their own dialogue), scenes, dramas, and the story flowed well.
I think there wasn't quite enough reflection on Philip's part about how his body count was adding up in such a short time frame. Unless he actually doesn't… Read more