Another book that I think will take some time to sink in. I liked the history information. I liked the story. I'm not sure that I liked them both in the same book. There were so many characters in it, that in the end I gave up trying to differentiate between all of them and just kept reading. Unfortunately, that meant that I lost many of the plots and couldn't remember what any of their actions were supposed to mean. Who was related, whose death meant what to whom? At some point I may read it again and take notes and try to figure out those connections, but for now I'm happy to just move on to my next book.