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Sam Pepys was truly a modern man. Claire Tomalin obviously admires him with all his foibles. He had energy to burn and often worked until midnight. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Sharon Lewis
Brilliant. Samuel warts and all. Fills in the gaps and shows the Diaries were just part of a very interesting lifePublished 4 months ago by Amazon Customer
What a great insight into my favorite period of history. I've read the actual diary but, without knowing all the background information it was difficult to discern all characters... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Bonno
Highly enjoyable - more than just the man - a portrait of the time and placePublished 8 months ago by gordon clutterham
Provides a day by day detailed view of life in London at a time of great change... Really added to my view of life long ago... Read morePublished 9 months ago by TP Oxford
Samuel Pepys was selfish, boorish, and had an instinct for self-preservation beyond belief but his diary and his life come alive in this book. Read morePublished 17 months ago by BookCat
The illustrated version was more comprehensive and gave me a better feel of what that century was all about. Very goodPublished 20 months ago by John Kay
having read his diary years ago it was wonderful to read the bio. good read for history buffs. a little wordy in some places.Published on November 3, 2013 by beach