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  • Warriors

  • Extraordinary Tales from the Battlefield
  • By: Max Hastings
  • Narrated by: Nigel Carrington
  • Length: 15 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 93
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 87
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 86

With an introduction read by Max Hastings. An exhilarating and uplifting account of the lives of 16 ‘warriors’ from the last three centuries, hand-picked for their bravery or extraordinary military experience by the eminent military historian, author and ex-editor of the Daily Telegraph, Sir Max Hastings. Over the course of 40 years of writing about war, Max Hastings has grown fascinated by outstanding deeds of derring-do on the battlefield (land, sea, or air) - and by their practitioners.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Thoroughly absorbing

  • By cjg on 11-09-15

Thoroughly absorbing

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
3 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-09-15

A fascinating collection of mini biographies. I was unaware until now that Hastings was such a good writer; he manages to convey both the intensity and confusion of each individual experience while at the same time provide clear and penetrating analysis of what made his subjects tick. Excellent narration.

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