Groom analyzes the process of deterioration of a corpse. The final part of the book is about bram stoker and dracula. Groom's style is both rigorous and readable.
Other works show him to be a thoughtful and patriotic man. It's a welcome change from reading about mankind being full of treachery, deceit & sorrow.
While i enjoy my purchases on kindle, there are some books that need to be physically held and caressed. Awsome book. Awsome collection of knowledge.
Castracani's rise & fall is captured in all its dramatic (and in some places, quasi-fictitious) glory, from his humble beginning receiving tutelage with francesco guingini to his treacherous struggle with the tyrant of pisa.
Difficult to gain any focused practical thoughts regarding machiavellis philosophy regarding disputed issues. I am disappointed that amazon's qa is so poor. I really have a hard time comprehending what this guy is saying.