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A rip roaring adventure story,
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This review is from: A History Of Scotland (Hardcover)
I can't recommend this book enough. This book both enjoys the romance of Scotland's greatest characters but still exams them and their actions as people and not as icons. Also this book does not shy away from some of unsavoury aspects of Scotland's history.
I have read both Michael Lynch & Tom Devine's books on the history of Scotland but neither managed to capture the excitement that runs throughout Neil Oliver's book. If you read only one book on Scottish history this is the book to read.