I guess that I cannot complain too much about the book, considering the fact that it had been free, but was a great disappointment especially since I had been looking forward to reading it since October 2002 (the original set date it was to come out before being postponed). It was just so fictionalized as to reduce it triviality. I had expected it to be more factual. Several instances were out of sequence, others just the figments of the author's imagination.
Hanson was undoubtedly influenced by Blackburn's " The Emperor's Last Island", & states as much in the bibliography, but where Blackburn had succeeded, Hansen failed miserably.