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  • Taking Command

  • The Autobiography
  • By: General Sir David Richards
  • Narrated by: Jeremy Clyde
  • Length: 13 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 43
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 39
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 39

The outspoken autobiography of one of Britain's best-known, and respected, generals. With a foreword by Sir Max Hastings.General Sir David Richards is one of the best known British generals of modern times. In 2013 he retired after over forty years of service in the British Army and a career that had seen him rise from junior officer with 20 Commando to Chief of the Defence Staff, the professional head of the British Armed Forces.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A fascinating insight

  • By A Cook on 13-09-17

Wasn't for me!!!!

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Reviewed: 02-01-18

Would you try another book written by David Richards or narrated by Jeremy Clyde?

I found this book boring and written by someone I didn't warm to.

Has Taking Command put you off other books in this genre?


How could the performance have been better?

It was ok

You didn’t love this book--but did it have any redeeming qualities?


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