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Arthur Conan Doyle: The Great Boer War

Discussion in 'Non-Fiction Books' started by Polly Parrot, Mar 3, 2014.

  1. Polly Parrot

    Polly Parrot Moderator Staff Member

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    I'm just starting to read this and was wondering whether anybody else has read it or is reading it?

    Incidentally, the first edition was published in 1900, two years before the Boer War was over.

    I rather like its opening paragraph:

     
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    I intend to read it very soon, thanks for the posting Polly.
     
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    A.C. Doyle is a master craftsman with words. It is always a pleasure to read anything he has written.
     
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    I think I need to read this. After my Great Great War Reading Project is over.
     
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    Dry in the extreme, but as a fan of military history I found it delightfully complex. However I would only recommend it to those who actively seek out this sort of thing.
     
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    Thank you. I never realized he wrote nonfiction.
     
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    Thanks it helped me a lot.
     

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