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First Review

The first review of Saul’s new book appeared in today’s Metro. It reads: ‘Saul David has devised an ingenious structure spanning the entire conflict inĀ 100 Days to Victory. Picking out 100 key dates and using a diverse range of voices, he creates a remarkably full picture of the 1914-1918 conflict. There are expected landmarks – the declaration of war, Verdun, the armistice – along with surprises (note the naval battle in the Falklands between Germany and Britain) and vignettes of intense drama, from the execution of a deserter to the final flight of the Red Baron. David’s quotations scream with shrill irony…’

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