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User Review  - jocelyn - LibraryThing

I recently discarded this book. I tried to get into it over and over again, but it just did not keep my attention. I think it was because it it heavy on the politics and military history of the time, and my interests are more of the daily life and culture. Read full review

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User Review  - antiquary - LibraryThing

Tuchman should have stuck to her own period around World War I. Proud Tower is great. This is terrible. I write as a specialist in 14th century England. In Proud Tower Tuchman said all statements ... Read full review

Review: A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous 14th Century

User Review  - Michelle - Goodreads

As a historian, who specializes in the 14th century, the inaccuracies of this work place it within the fiction rather than history field. Do not read this book as a historical account of the 14th century. Read full review

Review: A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous 14th Century

User Review  - Michael - Goodreads

After nearly five hundred pages of stringing together petty insults between barons and lords and French kings and English Kings, I was waiting for something more profound than a timid three stanza ... Read full review

Review: A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous 14th Century

User Review  - Shira - Goodreads

I spent so long taking notes on years ago in the SCA -never thought I'd need those notes for my thesis! Read full review

Review: A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous 14th Century

User Review  - Trisha - Goodreads

UGH!!! A history book (think high school) on the 14th century. This should be a tough one to slog through. Read full review

Review: A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous 14th Century

User Review  - Jackie - Goodreads

painfully long ... couldn't even finish it, not even using the audio book Read full review


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