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Against a Crimson Sky The continuation of the sweeping story of young Countess Anna Maria, introduced in the epic PUSH NOT THE RIVER, as Poland picks up the pieces and joins forces with Napoleon in an attempt to bring down Russia AGAINST A CRIMSON SKY tells the interrelated stories of four characters in the aftermath of the violent dissolution of Poland in 1794 and culminates in the doomed 1812 winter march into Russia Countess Anna Maria Berezowska has finally married her true love, Jan Stelnicki, but life is anything but ideal Not long into their union, Jan takes to the battlefield in the hopes of ensuring a sovereign Poland for his children Meanwhile, his best friend on the front lines continues to pine for Anna s cousin, Zofia, but she has her sights set a little higher on the emperor Napoleon AGAINST A CRIMSON SKY interweaves these tales of intrigue, love and betrayal as one proud nation and one strong family struggle for unity. Read Against a Crimson Sky – groundhogwalking.co.uk

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  • Hardcover
  • 384 pages
  • Against a Crimson Sky
  • James Conroyd Martin
  • English
  • 26 May 2018
  • 0312326823

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  1. Against a Crimson Sky is James Conroyd Martin s sequel to Push Not the River telling Anna s story of Poland during the Napoleonic Era It is a beautiful story of family, honor, pride,militarism, nationalism, and patriotism It is the story of Poland and it s people being continuously carved, traded, and demised by the Austrian, Prussian, Russian, and now,the French Empires All the time the Polish people s sense of their true identity remaining extremely strong I am so very glad I read Martin s Against a Crimson Sky is James Conroyd Martin s sequel to Push Not the River telling Anna s story of Poland during the Napoleonic Era It is a beautiful story of family, honor, pride,militarism, nationalism, and patriotism It is the story of Poland and it s people being continuously carved, traded, and demised by the Austrian, Prussian...

  2. This is the sequel to Push not the River which I absolutely loved This one is just as good as Anna starts married life with Jan and they have two children He has adopted her son Jan Michel Then Napoleon begins his conquests and many Poles join with him in hopes that Poland may once again be a nation Much heartache for Anna as Jan is gone for many years fighting and she has her own problems...

  3. For anyone who enjoys Napoleonic history, this is a look at the events from the Polish perspective This is a very enjoyable trilogy

  4. Follow up to Push Not The River I am of Polish descent so the story is interesting to me I also love historical novels so I enjoy that part of the novel too.

  5. Loved it The last of the novel focuses mostly on the day to day struggles of the Stelniki brothers and their guardian Patel and contrasting for us again with the women at home battling worry and fear, caring for wounded while agonizing on the lack of news of their own family And Anna and Zofia once again politicking to try and do what little they can to ease a friend caught in Napoleon s net of a love life and of course failed attempts to get back lost lands and estates We are there for the c Loved it The last of the novel focuses mostly on the day to day struggles of the Stelniki brothers and their guardian Patel and contrasting for us again with the women at home battling worry and fear, caring for wounded while agonizing on the lack of news of their own family And Anna and Zofia once again politicking to try and do what little they can to ease a friend caught in Napoleon s net of a love life and of course failed attempts to get back lost lands and estates We are there for the catastrophic Napoleon blunder invading Russia so close to winter and with so little preparation War and Peace gave us a Russian viewpoint and here we get the French side but through Polish eyes In all its grit and suffering of war, especially it s aftermath of a retreating army freezing and starving to death Yet strangely sparing us the fever and gore of pitched battle and instead the struggles of the 650,000 soldiers that mostly perished thanks to Napoleon s hubris and false promises which lead...

  6. Against A Crimson Sky by James Conroyd Martin is a stunning historical read I loved it I got to experience the Polish culture and the people of Poland My grandmother is Polish so, reading this was evenexciting for me War times are difficult and can bring much sadness Hope, courage, love, and family life are strong themes inside this novel A noble woman loses her son and husband to war Pregnant again, she s hoping for a girl Fate has a funny way of bringing a family together and tea Against A Crimson Sky by James Conroyd Martin is a stunning historical read I loved it I got to experience the Polish culture and the people of Poland My grandmother is Polish so, reading this was evenexciting for me War times are difficult and can bring much sadness Hope, courage, love, and family life are strong themes inside this novel A noble woman loses her son and husband to war Pregnant again, she s hoping for a girl Fate has a funny way of bringing a family together and tearing them apart Intense, well told, and engaging I felt like I was inside the protagonist s shoes Her life became my own the instant I opened the book Adventure of a lifetime was waiting for me on the pages Pages that moved me quickly through the conflict, emotions, and actions from the scenes James Conroyd Martin brilliantly captured a people and their lives in his writing Words that became three dimensional once they were read Uncertainty, lies ahead but the ending was beautiful I was happy it ended the way i...

  7. Great love and patriotismI love historical novels The history is enthralling all by itself Adding fictional characters who you learn to care about makes the history seempersonal and real.Against a Crimson Sky is well written The telling of the Napoleonic Wars is well done The use of Jan, Jan Michael, Pawell and Tadek helps the reader feel the desperate conditions faced by Napoleon s troops as his defeat became inevitable Anna proves herself to be a strong, loving and patriotic woman Great love and patriotismI love historical novels The history is enthralling all by itself Adding fictional characters who you learn to care a...

  8. I was predisposed to like the book going in, as I had read the first in the series already I learned so much European history from this book I was googling things as I went along, filling ininformation to close the gaps left by my suburban education This was a slow read, which is not a bad thing The characters were rich, full, and believable I was struck by the waste of war, the stupid loss of life I understood the fight of the people to preserve their identity, but decimating popula I was predisposed to like the book going in, as I had read the first in the series already I learned so much European history from this book I was googling things as I went along, filling ininformation to close the gaps left by my suburban education This was a slow read, w...

  9. It is the year 1794 as Anna Maria Bereskowsa a story continues in war torn Poland Anna has faced tragedy, deprivation, and narrowly escaped death, but still she forges on in hopes that her nation will one day find peace She is reunited with her longtime love, Jan Stelnicki, but his patriotism will see them separated again Anna also must face the return of her cousin Zofia who has betrayed her in the past and will do anything to follow her own desires and insure her survival Set amid true eve It is the year 1794 as Anna Maria Bereskowsa a story continues in war torn Poland Anna has faced tragedy, deprivation, and narrowly escape...

  10. When I first received AGAINST A CRIMSON SKY, I didn t realized it was second in a trilogy It turned out this book could be read as a stand alone book I was thrilled when a started reading and couldn t put it down The characters were strong, the settings magnificent, and I learned a bit of history along the way This book deals with life in Poland during the Napoleonic Wars This is the best historical fiction I ve read in a while I cannot wait to read the 1st and 3rd I highly recommend this When I first received AGAINST A CRIMSON SKY, I didn t realized it was second in a trilogy It turned out this book could be read as a stand alone book I was thrilled when a started reading and couldn t put it down The characters were strong, the settin...