by Robert K. Massie
Dreadnought is the military, history and political book which describe the relations of Britain and Germany, how these two countries lead to World War I. Robert K. Massie is the author of this amazing book. He is a great fiction and nonfiction writer who won the Pulitzer Prize award. In this history book, the author tells the downfall of Britain and the roots of World War I. Apart from naval and military history, it also contains the foreign and political history. In the early years of the twentieth century, there is a big rivalry between the naval of Britain and Germany. Both countries are above to great and wanted to dominate each other. Their collision is a threat of destruction for various other countries in the world.
The author brilliantly plots the relation between these independent countries and the specific people who have their political interests in it. He goes in details of everything such as policies, tells the hidden secret behind the personalities of political and naval leadership from both sides. The reader will also get the knowledge about Queen Victoria, Prime Ministers, Chancellors, First lords, Admirals, Sea lords and king of England. He gives their complete history which makes you able to understand their character easily. How they impact on the making policies and events. They both wanted to become the superpower and later or sooner they are the opponents in Great War at Sea.