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A Distant Mirror by Barbara W. Tuchman
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Nov 08, 14

bookshelves: postponed, nonfiction, medieval, mount-n-blade
Read from May 11, 2012 to November 08, 2014

I cannot recommend this book highly enough to fellow students of the Middle Ages, whether amateur or otherwise. It's one of the most enjoyable, well-researched, and brilliant historical texts I've ever had the pleasure of reading. 10/10 will read again.

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Reading Progress

05/13/2012 page 38
6.0% "Love this so far, best history text I've read in ages."
08/13/2012 page 249
37.0% "Postponing this until I can buy a copy."
05/26/2014 marked as: currently-reading
05/26/2014 page 132
19.0% "Having gotten a library copy a long time ago and never finishing it, I bought a used but pristine copy to enjoy at leisure."
07/31/2014 page 240
35.0% "Put it down when I picked up Rogues, glad to be reading this once more."
08/15/2014 page 331
48.0% "Slow but steady, too much information packed per page to read this quickly, which I adore."
11/08/2014 marked as: read
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