Matt’s Book Blog reviewed The Life and Times of Captain N. by Douglas Glover for the 2013 American Revolution Reading Challenge. Here’s an excerpt:
With this war within a war as background, this 1993 novel is about the lives of three literal head cases. Captain Hendrick Nellis, a loyalist, suffers migraines due to anxiety. His severe stress is caused by battle and fear of his entire world being turned upside down. “It is a strange thing,” he thinks during a skirmish, “to fight a war over ground where you played foxes and hound as a boy and courted your wife and watched your children tumble in the hayricks.”
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