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If you could sum up The Third Horseman in three words, what would they be?
Climate, Famine not
Would you be willing to try another book from William Rosen? Why or why not?
Don't think so. Considering the title I expected this book to be about the 14th century famine and how climate caused it. However, the book is actually about the convoluted machinations of kings and nobles during this period and has almost nothing about the famine or climate. I expect the current heated discussions about climate change contributed to the selection of the title.
Which character – as performed by William Hughes – was your favorite?
The narration was good.
If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?
Kings and Nobles
Any additional comments?
If someone is interested in details of kings and nobles, primarily in England and Scotland, during this period the book may be worthwhile.
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What would have made The Third Horseman better?
Perhaps one tenth of the book was actually about famine and climate change. Judging by the title and the summary, it should have been far more. This is still a decent read/listen, but only if you're interested in the conflicts of Edward the Second.
Has The Third Horseman turned you off from other books in this genre?
Did William Hughes do a good job differentiating all the characters? How?
What character would you cut from The Third Horseman?
Edward the Second
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