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The Peninsular War: A New History
Charles J. Esdaile
Progress: 369/640 pages

Reading progress update: I've read 28 out of 784 pages.

The War That Ended Peace: The Road to 1914 - Margaret MacMillan

Two chapters in, and so far I'm finding the book a disappointment. Instead of offering something a little fresh, she's covering well-trodden ground which she's trying to enliven with portentous prose. Hopefully the text improves once we get past the preliminaries.