AMERICA: THE WEST
WHISPERS ACROSS THE ATLANTICK: GENERAL WILLIAM HOWE AND THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION
304pp., colour illus. 2017. Howe, commander-in-chief of the British forces during the early campaigns of the American Revolutionary War, evoked passionate reactions in the people he worked with – his men loved him, his second-in-command detested him, his enemies feared him, his political masters despaired of him.