I think most people will enjoy it but I think that, going in, it really helps if you've got a working knowledge of several key events because it's assumed you will have. If there was one thing I would suggest it would be to see if there's an oversize edition. It may just be me (and most likely is) but I would prefer larger print.
He has a wonderful section in there on how the work of Freud and others were harvested by the War Industry to sell war. That's between pages 50 and 60 somewhere. I read it three times because I really enjoyed that section.
One of the good things about being sick is reading it like this because it lets you reflect and think about what he's arguing. Not on a 'agree or disagree' because I tend to agree with his points (but maybe you won't -- maybe it will be an 'agree or disagree' plane for you). But just to ponder some of the big issues.
And that's really all I've got in me for tonight. That's about how long my energy lasts. Sorry. I'm not going to be working with Third this weekend (because I'm sick) so I should be back to normal (or my closest version of it) on Monday.
This is C.I.'s "Iraq snapshot" for Friday: