The word itself conjures up mystery, romance, intrigue, and grandeur. What could be more perfect for an author/illustrator who has continually stripped away the mystique of architectural structures that have long fascinated modern man? With typical zest and wry sense of humor punctuating his drawings, David Macaulay traces the step-by-step planning and construction of both castle and town.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - themulhern - LibraryThing
I did enjoy this book, but it really made me want to read one of Macaulay's books about castles for older readers. I'm not sure if the illustrations of people were not even a bit rougher than his usual. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - gmorgan14 - LibraryThing
Genre: Informational Summary: This book tells of multiple parts of a castle and how each part works to help the whole stay well kept. It also describes the people who typically worked in each part and ... Read full review