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excellent highly recommended

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Reviewed: 16-12-16

interesting history throughout, unbiased in political sense, engaging and entertaining. very highly recommend this course

good history, but beware if you're british

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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 13-12-16

Good factual and interesting history, I would suggest it for everyone. However if you're like myself (british) there is a few instances in which you may get a little ticked off.

he constantly refers to the british settlers in North America as 'the English'...even when referencing history after the act of union and when there are a good amount of Scottish and welsh migrants to north America.

His American bias shows here and there, ofcourse it ended with the obligatory 'benjamin Franklin was the greatest' and the obvious god bless americaisms...but there are many instances that he references how ignorant all the english settlers were, and then when he goes on to talk about someone interesting or someone who did something impressive, they conveniently become virginian, or Bostonian or a colonist or even a few times he calls them 'american'. He speaks with much more enthusiasm about any of the individuals who were involved with independence than he does with everyone else before that or who weren't involved in that event.

apart from these things, it was a great series of lectures and all the history was interesting and entertaining.

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excellent

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Reviewed: 02-08-16

these lectures were incredibly entertaining and interesting. I guarantee you will not be bored of these lectures.

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An Incredibly catching story

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Reviewed: 20-12-14

Would you consider the audio edition of An Awkward Commission to be better than the print version?

Yes, The Narration is brilliant, he is very good with accents and its easy to distinguish between characters and their personalities.

Who was your favorite character and why?

Ralph Barlclay, A great bad guy, with a very deep story and yet I can't help but feel for him at the same time, as he just seems to dig himself deeper and deeper into this hole.

Which scene did you most enjoy?

The last scene

Any additional comments?

Very descriptive, some readers tend to find it makes the story a bit slow, I find it adds depth and gets you to really 'know' each individual character.