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An Infamous Army (Alastair Trilogy Series #3)

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

5 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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This is the best novel I have ever read. It has everything war, romance etc.... I love the romance between Bab and Charles. Let me say one thing I grew up in a war (Beirut-Lebanon)and every emotion that people experience in this book is for real. Giving parties, dancing...
This is the best novel I have ever read. It has everything war, romance etc.... I love the romance between Bab and Charles. Let me say one thing I grew up in a war (Beirut-Lebanon)and every emotion that people experience in this book is for real. Giving parties, dancing, falling in love at first sight, horrors of war, people without limbs etc.........It's all real. I just couldn't put the book down. Thanks God I have been living in USA for the past 17 years, but you never forget those crazy days. I give 5 stars although the book deserves million stars. Her description of Waterloo is sooooooooo correct which amazes me.I have read so many books about Waterloo that hers is the best......Georgette Heyer is the best I wish she wrote more books :(

posted by Anonymous on June 26, 2008

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3 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

Good if you're a Regency scholar

Bolstered by the stellar reviews and my own penchant for regency-era fiction, I purchased this book.

It's nearly unreadable. Beginning from the first chapter, the reader is dropped in the middle of a room with the characters discussing 19th century politics and intr...
Bolstered by the stellar reviews and my own penchant for regency-era fiction, I purchased this book.

It's nearly unreadable. Beginning from the first chapter, the reader is dropped in the middle of a room with the characters discussing 19th century politics and intrigue with little understanding who is who. Realistic? Certainly. Reader friendly? No, unless you are very, very familiar with the historical happenings of the time. I trudged through a few more chapters, hoping that I would decipher the characters better as the plot progressed, but alas even then, I couldn't name the protagonist.

posted by Indy25 on May 16, 2011

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  • Posted May 16, 2011

    Good if you're a Regency scholar

    Bolstered by the stellar reviews and my own penchant for regency-era fiction, I purchased this book.

    It's nearly unreadable. Beginning from the first chapter, the reader is dropped in the middle of a room with the characters discussing 19th century politics and intrigue with little understanding who is who. Realistic? Certainly. Reader friendly? No, unless you are very, very familiar with the historical happenings of the time. I trudged through a few more chapters, hoping that I would decipher the characters better as the plot progressed, but alas even then, I couldn't name the protagonist.

    3 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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