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Stewart Binns ✓ 7 Read & download The Shadow of War The Great War #1 Summary Ó 107 Arming will leave any reader with a sense of British pride' Goodreads 'Truly a book that educates while entertaining a talent of this best selling author' Historical Novel Review Stewart Binns began his professional life as an academic He then pursued several adventures including a stint at the BBC before settling into a career as a schoolteacher specializing in history Later in life a lucky break took him back to the BBC which was gthe beginning of a successful career in television He has won a BAFTA a Grierson an RTS and a Peabody for his documentaries Stewart's passion is English history especially its origins and folklore His previous Making of England series Crusade Conuest Anarchy and Lionheart were published to great acclaim I received a free copy of this book from Net Galley in exchange for an honest review June 1914 the beginning of another long prosperous summer for Britain But beneath the clear skies all is not as it seems the chill wind of social discontent swirls around this sceptred isleShots ring out in a distant European land the assassination of a foreign aristocrat From that moment the entire world is propelled into a conflict unlike any seen beforeThis is the story of five British communities their circumstances very different but who will all share in the tragedy that is to come All that they have known will be changed forever by the catastrophic events of the Great WarThis is a very hard book to review well as I am still not sure uite what to say about itOn the upside after an initial struggle I really did engage with the characters after about the first third of the book The chronicle of their lives before and during the war their struggles and challenges in dealing with their new lives was uite captivating Also the historical detail was excellent I could feel a sense of place while reading it even though the Great War ended nearly 100 years ago That is an 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Stewart Binns ✓ 7 Read & download The Shadow of War The Great War #1 Summary Ó 107 The Shadow of War is the first novel in Stewart Binns's new series which will see a book release for each year of the First World WarJune 1914 The beginning of another long prosperous summer for Britain But beneath the clear skies all is not as it seem as the chill wind of social discontent swirls around this sceptred isle Shots ring out in a distant European land the assassination of a foreign aristocrat From that moment the entire world is propelled into a conflict unlike any seen before This is the story of five British communities their circumstances very different but who will all share in the tragedy that is to come All that they have known will be changed for ever by the catastrophic events of the Great WarThis is a story of felt this book had too much detail as was split if he was writing a history book or historical fiction felt could of narrowed down the amount of characters in this book

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Stewart Binns ✓ 7 Read & download The Shadow of War The Great War #1 Summary Ó 107 Love and comradeship of hatred and tragedy this is the story of the Great War The Shadow of War the first novel in The Great War series from Stewart Binns is a thrilling read and perfect for those who enjoy the writing of Conn Iggulden and Bernard Cornwell Praise for Stewart Binns 'Anyone with even a vague interest in Britain and the Great War should read Shadow of War' Celia Sandys granddaughter of Winston Churchill 'A fascinating mix of fact legend and fiction this is storytelling at its best' Daily Mail 'Stewart Binns has produced a real page turner a truly stunning adventure story' Alastair Campbell 'Once again Stewart Binns has managed to create something uniue entertaining and eye opening' Parmenion Books 'Unarguably heart w ReviewWhen I first started this book my initial reaction was what the hell the books style seemed very bizarre it was very much an outside view looking in on people and events Then slowly as I read the chapters I was drawn into the lives of multiple different families and communities before i knew it i was hooked This book is still odddifferent it s not like Stewarts previous series It feels very much like a documentary mixed into a fictional drama yet it works it works so well Anyone who reads my reviews and follows my blog knows I love Historical Fiction But what they don t know is that I m really not a fan of WW1 I find the horror and darkness of that war too hard to read too emotional to take in without feeling my own version of Churchill s black dog read the book to understand thatStewart Binns has managed to portray the different strata of society without judging or demeaning any of them and to cover in book one the lead up to and the early days of WW1 with passion and compassion with energy and purpose and to leave me feeling the emotion but not suffering from the horror It s all there contained in the pages but delivered in such a way you can see and feel the passions of the different players the struggles that sent individuals to war the misconceptions of blame for the death toll and the passion to do all for family and countryStewarts books always leave me with a sense of pride for my country and this book is no exception but this is tempered by the individual courage and the individual loss The personal tales that inspire and horrify in eual measure By the time I finished the book I felt entertained and educated which for me form the key pillars of a great Historical Fiction novelOnce again Stewart Binns has managed to create something uniue entertaining and eye opening I m very much looking forward to book 2RecommendedParm

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