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Montcalm and Wolfe One of Canada s most beloved raconteurs tells the story of Wolfe and Montcalm and the Plains of AbrahamIn September 1759, a small band of British troops led by James Wolfe scaled the tall cliff overlooking a farmer s field owned by Abraham Martin and overpowered the French garrison that protected the area, allowing the bulk of the British army to ascend the cliff behind and attack the French who, led by Louis Joseph Montcalm, were largely unaware of Wolfe s tactics The battle that ensued on what would become known as the Plains of Abraham would forever shape the geography and politics of Canada.Montcalm and Wolfe, written by one of the finest writers this country has ever produced, is the epic story of this battle told through the lives of the two generals, Wolfe and Montcalm The book is a dual biography of the men and their most famous battle written by a master storyteller What kind of life did they have before they took up arms What were the two men really like And, most importantly, what forces brought the two men to face each other in a battle that forged a nation Best Read Montcalm and Wolfe [ Author ] Roch Carrier [ Kindle ePUB or eBook ] – quickpaydayloansonlineuk.co.uk

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  1. Synopsis modern Canada was born in the shadows of the men who commanded opposing forces in Abraham Martin s field near Quebec City in 1759.

  2. This was an incredibly frustrating and a disappointing book It had rambling, awkward sentences and in some areas, poor transitions from Wolfe s point of view from Montcalm s point of view I am not sure how much this is a translation issue, but it made for a difficult read My biggest issue was an utter and complete lack of maps in my ebook version Given that a lot of place names near the Great Lakes and St.Lawrence seaway have changed, except for those in Quebec, I had no context at all for a This was an incredibly frustrating and a disappointing book It had rambling, awkward sentences and in some areas, poor transitions from Wolfe s point of view from Montcalm s point of view I am not sure how much this is a translation issue, but it made for a difficult read My biggest issue was an utter and complete lack of maps in my ebook version Given that a lot of place names near the Great Lakes and St.Lawrence seaw...

  3. For a Canadian, this should be a must read There was a book that I read a few years ago that was very good in detail and describing the battle that had the British and France fighting for a piece of land that would eventually become Canada That book dealtwith the actual skirmishes and battle lines that lead to a British victory In the big picture of many f...

  4. Excellent narrative history Sweeping and lucid, capturing the thoughts and feelings of the individuals involved in the fall of French Canada.

  5. Some histories have an obvious agenda They present events to guide readers to adopt a particular interpretation of events Others seemobjective or subtle, and appear to rely primarily on source material to pant the narrative This book is in the latter camp It presents the story of the Fall of Quebec by chronologically following the lives of the chief protagonists Montcalm and Wolfe It appears that a large portion of the information was gleaned from personal diaries, journals and regi Some histories have an obvious agenda They present events to guide readers to adopt a particular interpretation of events Others seemobjective or subtle, and appear to rely primarily on source material to pant the narrative This book is in the latter camp It presents the story of the Fall of Quebec by chronologically following the lives of the chief protagonists Montcalm and Wolfe It appears that a large portion of the information was gleaned from personal diaries, journals and regimental histories The author offers few obvious opinions or interpretations as the story is revealed I know this history from childhood elementary school, field trips and a fair amount of reading I grew up in the Province of Quebec and the story looms large in its politics and culture I thought I knew it well, but this careful and detailed retelling was a revelation for me It helped chip away at the myths surrounding the events, and in particular that surrounding General Wolfe I also found the book very engaging, an...

  6. I can t decide if the ending is melancholy or dismissive, sad or disgusted at the end result of the conquest of Quebec by the English But the rest of the book is the most straightforward account you ll ever find of Montcalm and Wolfe, and how destiny lead their very different lives to interse...

  7. History biography and Roch Carrier the story teller What could be better than this

  8. Found it difficult to follow Only read 3 4 of the book.