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Road of Bones: The Siege of Kohima 1944 - The Epic Story of the Last Great Stand of Empire
Road of Bones: The Siege of Kohima 1944 - The Epic Story of the Last Great Stand of Empire
by Fergal Keane
Edition: Hardcover
Price: 20.12

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5.0 out of 5 stars An amazing read - even for non-history book readers!, 17 April 2010
I am not a big reader of history books - my husband bought this book, I flicked through it and got caught. It is the story of one of the less well known battles during wwii, a dreadful siege, a terrible battle, but it is only a story about ordinary people in these circumstances and what war does to human beings. I loved that the author does not take sides, but that we are able to follow individuals from both camps. The language is absolutely stunning. The imagery vivid. Highly recommend it - even to the non-history book reader!


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