David Enyeart of Minneapolis writes:

I recently tore through "The Wars of the Roses." I'm currently reading "The Plantagenets," and I'll move on to "Magna Carta" soon. All are by British historian Dan Jones. Jones paints with a big brush. His books are all about lords with swords, with barely a commoner to be seen. You don't read these books for nuance; you read them to be carried along by the grand sweep of history. There's more ambition, pageantry, greed, betrayal and pure savagery in one chapter of his books than in a whole season of "Game of Thrones."

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