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"Who could not be enthralled by the history of toilet paper? Anyone who lives in a home with a kitchen, living room, bathroom and bedroom will delight in reading this history of the development of home life." ---Kirkus Starred Review --This text refers to the Audio CD edition.
Lucy Worsley is, by day, Chief Curator at Historic Royal Palaces, the independent charity that looks after The Tower of London, Hampton Court Palace, Kensington Palace State Apartments, the Banqueting House in Whitehall, and Kew Palace in Kew Gardens. By night, she is a writer and presenter, most recently author of Cavalier: a Tale of Passion, Chivalry and Great Houses, described by the Mail on Sunday as 'a remarkable achievement by an immensely talented and innovative historian.'
An interesting book, and engagingly written, but I knocked a star off because the end lurches off into cloud cuckoo land. Read morePublished 1 month ago by T. L. Miller
I've really enjoyed the programs I've seen featuring Ms. Worsley. However, her style just does not transfer to writing. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Karen C McMillan
Lucy....you are faboo! (I just made that word up.) I'm a total history buff and Dr. Lucy Worsley is Chief Curator at Historic Royal Palaces, including the Tower of London and... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Punychick
This is most enjoyable, and Lucy Worsley is undoubtedly entertaining, informative, and genuine as well as being correct in manners and presentation. Read morePublished 3 months ago by CherylJ
Things that will surprise you about rooms, furniture, sleeping arrangements, clothing, and that's just the tip of the iceberg! Read morePublished 4 months ago by Elizabeth Brush
I love old houses and I love this book. It's informative and very interesting!Published 4 months ago by Pam
This book went into good detail and flowed nicely from one subject to the next. It was easy to read and I felt it taught a lot about how things came to be what they are now.Published 5 months ago by Maria Wallace