Perhaps because the extant remains and the written documentation for these castles are more extensive, this book does not emphasize archeology, instead concentrating on the narrative story. The book is so well writeen that the result is one of the most enjoyable books in this series. I unreservedly recommend this book to anyone.
Bolling Smith, The Coast Defense Journal (November 2007)
This book follows the standard organization used with most of the Fortress series, and that includes a list of these forts that can still be visited. The author, who did an earlier book in the series, also did a fine job on this one... Those interested in following how the castle evolved into the more post-medieval fort will certainly find this a book worth having.
Joe Kauffman, SITEO Newsletter (October 2007)
It is a superb book on the subject and one that I can recommend to you without reservation.
Scott Van Aken, modelingmadness.com (September 2007)
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