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A Yeoman's Letters Third Edition by P.T. Ross is a captivating collection of letters that provides a unique perspective on life as a yeoman during a tumultuous era. Ross skillfully illuminates the challenges, triumphs, and heartaches experienced by yeomen through his vivid descriptions and personal narratives.

The book takes readers on a journey through the trials and tribulations of yeomanry during the period, offering a rare glimpse into their everyday lives. Ross's writing style is engaging and captivating, transporting readers to a time where duty, honor, and camaraderie were paramount.

One of the most striking aspects of this book is Ross's ability to convey the emotional toll of war through his letters. His descriptions of the battles, the loss of comrades, and the impact on both himself and those around him are heartfelt and deeply moving. Through his words, readers gain a visceral understanding of the sacrifices made by yeomen and the toll it takes on their mental and emotional well-being.

Furthermore, the author's attention to detail and meticulous research is evident throughout the book. Ross provides a wealth of historical facts, figures, and anecdotes that not only educate but also enhance the overall reading experience. It is clear that he has a deep respect and passion for the subject matter, which shines through in every letter.

While the book provides a comprehensive account of the yeoman's life, it also offers a nuanced exploration of broader themes such as loyalty, patriotism, and the effects of war on society. Ross raises thought-provoking questions and encourages readers to reflect on the human cost of conflict and the resilience of the human spirit.

However, there are moments where the pacing may lag, as some of the letters delve into less action-packed aspects of day-to-day life. While these sections may not be as gripping as the descriptions of battles or emotional turmoil, they still contribute to our understanding of the yeoman's experience and provide valuable insight into the era.

In conclusion, A Yeoman's Letters Third Edition by P.T. Ross is a captivating and revealing collection that offers a profound look into the life of a yeoman. With its vivid narratives, meticulous research, and exploration of universal themes, this book is a must-read for those interested in history, military life, and the human experience during times of conflict.

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= DAILY TELEGRAPH. = '... Nothing better of this kind has yet appeared than "A Yeoman's Letters," by P. T. Ross.... Bright, breezy, and vivid are the stories of his adventures.... Corporal Ross not only writes lively prose, but really capital verse. His "Ballad of the Bayonet" is particularly smart. He is also a clever draughtsman, and his rough but effective caricatures form not the least attractive feature of a very pleasant book.'

= STANDARD. = 'In "A Yeoman's Letters," Mr. P. T. Ross has written the liveliest book about the War which has yet appeared. Whatever amusement can be extracted from a tragic theme will be found in his vivacious "Letters." He seems one of those high spirited and versatile young men who notice the humorous side of everything, and can add to the jollity of a company by a story, a song, an "impromptu" poem, or a pencilled caricature.'

= SCOTSMAN. = 'The war literature now includes books of all sorts; but there is nothing in it more racy or readable than this collection of letters, what may be called familiar letters to the general public.... In spite of its subject, there is more fun than anything else in the book.... But a deeper interest is not lacking to the book, either in its animated descriptions of serious affairs or in the substantial gravity which a discerning reader will see between the lines of voluble and entertaining talk... Continue reading book >>

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