The Court Martial of Robert E. Lee: A Novel (Paperback)Douglas Savage (author)
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Publisher: Taylor Trade Publishing
Number of pages: 480
Weight: 708 g
Dimensions: 223 x 151 x 35 mm
The interplay of history and fiction flows so skillfully through The Court Martial of Robert E. Lee that at times it becomes difficult to remember that this is, after all, a novel. -- William C. Davis, History Book Club News, author of Jefferson Davis: The Man and His Hour and Lincoln's Men
The Court Martial of Robert E. Lee adheres more closely to the facts of history-and uses them more imaginatively-than any Civil War novel I have ever read. . . . Savage's creativity, eye for detail, and flair for character development make the book an irresistible combination of history, biography, and courtroom drama. -- Edward G. Longacre, author of The Calvary at Gettysburg
It is a remarkable accomplishment. -- William Garrett Piston, author of Lee's Tarnished Lieutenant
Chapters blend a fine portrait of Lee and his relationship with the Confederate government with a fast-paced, fictional trial which will intrigue readers of historical works. * Midwest Book Review *
Here come to life are the personalities of the Confederate government and military, and the forgotten figures in Lee's personal life. . . . Here is a powerful work of fiction that takes us into the life of the Confederacy . . . a novel of deep fascination and literary rewards for the reader. * Wisconsin Bookwatch *
Tense courtroom scenes of Lee's confrontations with his one-time subordinates and rivals alternate with vivid and highly-detailed reports of his campaigns. . . . Savage has created a convincing and compelling portrait of Lee and the events of the Civil War's biggest battle. * Military Book News *
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