"A classic [that] covers superbly a whole era...Engrossing in its glittering gallery of characters."
Pulitzer Prize-winning author, Robert K. Massie has written a richly textured and gripping chronicle of the personal and national rivalries that led to the twentieth century's first great arms race. Massie brings to vivid life, such historical figures as the single-minded Admiral von Tirpitz, the young, ambitious, Winston Churchill, the ruthless, sycophantic Chancellor Bernhard von Bulow, and many others. Their story, and the story of the era, filled with misunderstandings, missed opportunities, and events leading to unintended conclusions, unfolds like a Greek tratedy in his powerful narrative. Intimately human and dramatic, DREADNOUGHT is history at its most riveting.
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Review: DreadnoughtUser Review - Mostafa Badreldin - Goodreads
Excellently written narrative of nineteenth century Europe and the years leading up to the Great War. Author really fleshes out the characters and does a really good job putting what in my opinion is a web of interlocking events in an enjoyably readable form. Read full review
Review: DreadnoughtUser Review - Bob H - Goodreads
A sweeping panorama by Robert Massie of England and Germany in the decades before the Great War, centered on the naval arms race that would be a major cause of the conflict (HMS Dreadnought being the ... Read full review