A good book was ruined by the incredibly bad mis-pronunciation of French words by the reader. He obviously had NOT done his homework, and it was most distracting.
I love history, but this just dragged on and on and on...and I finally gave up.
Narration was excellent and really brought this to life. It was like watching a play.
If you're a trivia fan, you'll love this. Not as much fun as his other books (lacks the humor of "A Walk in the Woods"), but full of great factoids. He wanders a bit and gets off track a lot, but always manages to tie it back together again. Sometimes a bit dry though.
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