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I was hoping for insight into the daily routine of the Franks, what technologies they used, what their values and motivations were. This has none of that. This is, however, a complete-to-the-last-detail history of the kings, chieftains, petty rulers, and bishops of the Roman Catholic Church. It is exhausting, but it is as complete and (given the time in which it was written) accurate a history of the Franks as you can get.
Listening to it would have been painful except for the narrative. Man, this narrator is good! He could infuse a phone book reading (if we still had phone books) with intrigue and mystery. If what you want is the details of the wars, the assassinations, the jealousies, and the constant changes of rulers, this is the book for you. And this is the narrator for everyone.
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