Relates the history of the Middle Ages simply, directly, and entertainingly. The material is well-arranged and the selection of topics is excellent. Special attention is given to presenting the life of the people-peasant, noble, and court. A unique and valuable book. Suitable for ages 11 and up.Harding, Samuel B. is the author of 'Story of the Middle Ages ', published 2006 under ISBN 9781599151571 and ISBN 159915157X.