Assassins and Assassinations: History's Most Famous Plots

Assassins and Assassinations History s Most Famous Plots A fascinating exploration of of history s most celebrated assassination plots from Julius Caesar to Benazir Bhutto

  • Title: Assassins and Assassinations: History's Most Famous Plots
  • Author: Paul Donnelley
  • ISBN: 9781845379407
  • Page: 465
  • Format: Hardcover
  • A fascinating exploration of 25 of history s most celebrated assassination plots, from Julius Caesar to Benazir Bhutto.

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    1. I’m working my way through Assassin’s Creed III now. It’s slow going because I don’t devote a lot of my free time to it (I have to read, after all). I’ve been playing this series since the first game, and next to Mass Effect, it’s one of my favourite games. It combines stealth, combat, and storytelling to very good effect. The first game was very repetitive, but Assassin’s Creed II and its two sequels elevated the game to a different level. Assassinating people has never been more [...]

    2. I think I started reading this book from the wrong premise. It is, indeed, a book about assassinations and famous people, but I was hoping on reading about the subject from a different angle. The author presented here a different person in each chapter and he chose to focus on the events and dates, rather than on the "changing the world part". Sometimes I do wonder what would the world look like if? But I did not find such answer here. The back of the book promised a detailed presentation of the [...]

    3. The value of the book is not quite high, as the author passes from one murder to another and has no time and space for going into details. But these kind of works awake your desire to read more about the subject, so I go for four stars instead of only three.

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