'The Hinges of Battle is more or less a sequel to Durschmied's previous book and is just as readable. The Hinges of Battle should have a wide readership' (Nicholas Fearn, Independent on Sunday 20020224)
'An entertaining and fascinating read' (Lancashire Evening Post 20020209)
'A collection of cracking adventure stories told with infectious enthusiasm, in a book that allows the reader to virtually participate in momentous history-changing events' (Waterstone's Books Quarterly 20020209)
PRAISE FOR THE HINGE FACTOR:
'His tales of mayhem and confusion can be gripping, informative and genuinely idea-provoking. He reveals again and again, the casual impact of happenstance.' (Independent 20020209)
'This entertaining book considers the errors and incidents that have shaped the world as we know it rather than as we planned it might be.' (The Times 20020209)
'Gripping, riveting. Fascinating. Even when you're sure you know what happened and whodunit, Erik Durschmeid provides another twist.' (Scotsman 20020209)
'Erik Durschmeid's revelations are wholly captivating.' (Manchester Evening News 20020209)
A fascinating look at the turning points of famous conflicts - the moment when a minor incident decides the outcome of a battle (called the hinge of battle).
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