36 of 45 people found the following review helpful
An interesting book, but Francis Pryor appears as a very 'subjective' opinionist regarding a difficult section of Britain's history. His continual use of the word absurd to describe the Anglo-Saxon 'folk' movements was highly irritating.
Mr Pryor's argument is built on the foundation that as there were no large scale movements of people into Britain in the Bronze & Roman age there couldn't possibly be for the Anglo-Saxon period. I found this extremely poor logic.His comments that people don't just up and move in large numbers were extremely amusing. Perhaps he might like to explain the almost total flight/expulsion of up to 20 million Germans… Read more