Having devoured its pages, I look forward eagerly to the next installment and the insights Kynaston will offer.
While it is as thorough -- or more -- as any academic textbook, it reads more like a highly detailed, multi-authored journal or catalog of the period.
Kynaston describes it all so perfectly, and his writing style is so unobtrusive, I could hardly put the book down.
Interesting, thoroughly researched, but it tends to be excessively wordy.Published 1 month ago by George Doeltz
Could not hold my interest. Maybe someday I'll go back to it.Published 2 months ago by Marcia Granger
This book is amazingly researched and all the various pieces of information often make scenes come alive. Read morePublished 2 months ago by morehumanthanhuman
I found this book to be a but tedious in places especially where Kynaston delved into the economics of Britain during this time period. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Emily
I am knocking off a star because the photos included in the book are not in the Kindle edition; there is no mention of this abridgement when purchasing and when I complained to... Read morePublished 3 months ago by K. Herod
A fascinating look at how Britons though about "when the war is over" in the 1940's, and excellent discussion of socialist changes in government and the rise of planned... Read morePublished 3 months ago by marian in tasmania
This work provides an excellent resource for many of us that know the 'what' but not the 'why' of English History during this period. Read morePublished 4 months ago by mike
How nice the photo credits are listed, but there are no photos in the Kindle addition of the book. Forgot to check after purchase so am stuck with a partial book. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Carolyn Hoyt
Fully aware that this was non-fiction (whereas I usually read fiction), I expected it to read rather like a text book. Read morePublished 4 months ago by germantownmom