Once again, my review of a powerful work of fiction. I really want Tom Moore to sell at least 1 million copies. Help do your part. And, so far, this is my only review. Despite their request for one, Amazon is a little slow in their review of my review. I suppose some SJW must be horrified right about now, looking at this linked review and the rest of my site. Hey, blue hair! Approve my 5 stars! The rest of you: buy the book and tack on 5s of your own. P
A Review of “A Fatal Mercy, The Man Who Lost The Civil War,” by Thomas Moore
The boy had it right in quoting his grandfather: “courage and fortitude are never in vain … no good cause is ever lost because all good causes are lost causes.” Even if he didn’t exactly understand the last part of it, that quote expresses an oft-felt theme, if not a rule, of life and of a higher civilization. It is the theme of his grandfather’s story from 1863 through 1913.
Was Drayton FitzHenry the man who lost the War for Southern Independence? The man himself certainly thought so, perhaps with good reason. Then again, the reader can, likely will, come to understand that there may have been a good reason behind the losing. The story is simple in its complexity, and visa versa.
Moore has really written two books in one. A Fatal…
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