The second part of the book is a glossary of terms which might be unfamiliar to the reader of 2006.
It's a help to learn what life was like for the authors who I enjoy reading...I would recommend this book for anyone who enjoys Jane Austen and that part of history.
This is a truly great book, and has so much information on Ninteenth Century England, and the way of life then.
Great book; having some prior knowledge about the writings of Austen and Dickens is beneficial.Published 3 days ago by J. Scherrer
Lots of interesting facts that I believe will be usefull in understanding the period.Published 10 days ago by Jim matheson
I don't read this type of book. I must have got it at a good price because it's on my Kindle. And I'm reading it. I'm surprised. It's a good read.Published 16 days ago by Patrick J. Milligan
I read romance novels regularly and I most often read ones set in the 1700-1850s, and I've really enjoyed reading this one as a supplement to my reading when I've wanted to know... Read morePublished 25 days ago by Erin N.
This was recommended by a reviewer in our paper. When they recommend a movie, don't go. If they give one a bad rating, it is a must see. Read morePublished 2 months ago by J. Morgan
This is a very thorough book. So much so, that some recent books have copied it, literally, word for word and included it in their publications and without notation. Read morePublished 2 months ago by boxwood100
Disappointing. Name is centered on Dickens and Austen, whose writings I love. Should have been what Eliot ate and Trollope knew. Misleading and disappointing.Published 3 months ago by kit spanjer
It's a very thourough and learned book, and I recommend it to all readers and lovers of 19th century literature! Read morePublished 3 months ago by Gabriella H¿kansson