• This is a magnificent achievement

    Daily Telegraph
  • Erudite and eloquent

  • Kurlansky writes history with his heart firmly on his sleeve, unashamedly hopeful that people are becoming more tired of war, quicker to condemn it

    Adam Forrest, Sunday Herald
  • Short and punchy and has a good heart... fascinating, vibrant and thought-provoking

    Scotland on Sunday
  • This book is crammed with historical fact... thought provoking

    Financial Times

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