I had hoped for an interesting and informative book about the history of Rome, this is neither. I found it to be a mishmash of fables, myths and uncertain claims and far too long. It meanders through the centuries spending far too long on certain individuals who have little or nothing to do with Rome's history, Byron and Shelly for example.
This book will, I believe, also upset Christians as the author portrays the Christian faith as the root of all the world's failings, and its leaders and saints as sexual fantasists or predators. There were many evil pope's and the author describes most of them very explicity, without ever mentioning the great and the good.
In summary, it is my opinion that this book was poorly researched, is inaccurate and poorly presented.
- Format: Kindle Edition
- File Size: 16802 KB
- Print Length: 776 pages
- Publisher: Head of Zeus (6 September 2018)
- Sold by: Amazon Australia Services, Inc.
- Language: English
- ASIN: B00XLCTCJO
- Text-to-Speech: Enabled
- Word Wise: Enabled
- Customer Reviews: 13 customer ratings
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #62,095 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)