This history book reads like a novel, a very good one. Is entertaining and the story flows giving you a great description of the main character as well as the other important players of the related time. At some point you won't know if you are reading about Peter or Charles of Sweden, even Louis the XIV and the Turks..., and you will want more from all of them. The best part is that the author won't let you down in any issue and you will know the end of every story he is trying to tell you. He will also fill you on the backgrounds of every character and society, so you won't feel lost at all.
After this book, I went looking for more on those other characters, the Northern Wars, the… Read more