Skip to comments.Book TV: After Words...Victor Davis Hansen
Posted on 06/29/2013 3:58:20 PM PDT by virgil283
NEW Episode: Victor Davis Hanson.... ``The Savior Generals: How Five Commanders Saved Wars That Were Lost -- From Ancient Greece to Iraq.''...10:00 - 11:00 PM EST on CSPAN2 ...The author discusses his new book. (-VDH is as good a speaker as an author)
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I got this out of the library and made it through Themistocles and part of Belisarius. Hanson is a terrific researcher and analyst, but he is a clunky writer, plagued by random modifiers and scatterings of qualifying phrases which make his prose draaaaaaaaaaag.
>> I got this out of the library and made it through Themistocles and part of Belisarius.
And here I thought *I* was an intellectual, because I made it through Far Side and part of Dilbert. :-)
Some folks are just locked into a certain view of things. Personally, I've been collecting VDH Books for decades. Not a bad one yet.
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