The Steel Bonnets - George MacDonald Fraser Reviews
Description:ISBN 0002727463 / Genre: History / Non Fiction / Author: George MacDonald Fraser / Edition: New Ed / Paperback / 428 Pages / Book is ... more
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by - written on 21/10/11 (Very useful, 35 readings)
Ever since coming across The Complete McAuslan, I've slowly been reading more and more George MacDonald Fraser books, until now they had all been fictional but based on history. The Steel Bonnets is a heavy historical book about the border reivers, full to the brim with knowledge, dates and real-life characters with similar names, it's a little hard to get into at the beginning. As a borderer himself, George McDonald Fraser is undoubtedly the best person imaginable to write such a book, his attention to detail is superb and you can see it's a subject he is greatly interested in. I spent a few years living along the border as a youngster and didn't take the ... Read the complete review