I am late in posting this week. My apologies.
One of my favorite true life individuals, Richard Francis Burton spoke 29 languages and at one time was the greatest swordsman in all Europe. This novel by Mark Hodder is a "what if" concept and at 125 pages into it--I believe it to be excellent...enough fact to feel real and enough fabrication to be interesting...
After failing with Iron Sky and Prometheus I need a couple of just right movies to balance things out.
My tribe (New Jerseyites) we invented scamming---the Government debt is going to quadruple by the time my people are just plain worn out from cashing government and insurance checks by the handful.....
"Leave the gun, take the cannoli."