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Persian Fire: The First World Empire and the Battle for the West

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  • Posted August 29, 2009

    Good, but should be better.

    Love the subject of the book. Fills in a lot of details adding meaning to the conflict. Can tell author loves the subject as well, maybe too much. Problem with the book is being verbose, could use some editing. Not an easy read.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 17, 2007

    A reviewer

    The language, syntax, grammar, vocabulary are all needlessly awkward, archaic, flowerly and prententious. It makes it so hard to really comprehend or get involved in the narrative. Plus, I don't think that Holland fulfilled the book jackets claim of drawing conclusion and analysis of how these ancient events help shape history.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 12, 2011

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