The Story of a Nation
Grove/Atlantic, Paperback, 9780802139320, 734pp.
Publication Date: January 17, 2003
Magnusson tells his story with vigor and lucidity. . . . He sets himself to put the romance back into history, and succeeds splendidly.”Allan Massie, The Spectator (London)
A very readable, traditional history told as a tale from its beginnings up to now.”Neal Ascherson, The Observer (London)
Lovers of history, literature, romance, or adventure will, after the first pages, be pulled irresistibly to the end. Their only regret after reaching it may be [waiting] for a sequel.”Booklist
A well-told traditional history.” The Washington Post