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Max BootAs these examples suggest, Hastings does not turn his heroes into plaster saints. He depicts them as flawed human beings who often drank too much, philandered too wantonly and schemed too crassly for promotion. Whether there is a larger truth here about soldiers and soldiering remains for others to determine. Hastings, for his part, has succeeded in his ambition of crafting a first-rate piece of entertainment.
— The Washington Post