Reviews

  • A beautiful, extraordinary book . . . Tuchman at the top of her powers . . . She has done nothing finer

    Wall Street Journal
  • Wise, witty, and wonderful . . . a great book, in a great historical tradition

    Commentary
  • Beautifully written, careful and thorough in its scholarship . . . What Ms. Tuchman does superbly is to tell how it was. . . . No one has ever done this better

    New York Review of Books