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Too documentary. It was more like a boring textbook than an interesting story.Published 19 months ago by reader
I heard an interview with Ms. Wise on BBC and thought I'd pick up her first book. I've been slowly slogging my way through this book for a month now. Read morePublished on April 9, 2014 by Observe_the_cat!
Sometimes hard to believe when considered in terms of today's values. Still it is well documented and explains very well "where we are" in terms of the securing and use... Read morePublished on March 3, 2014 by Rodney M. Cole
So many women have written so many great books on history (Fraser's The Gunpowder Plot, Scurr's Robespierre, Eisler's Byron, Collingridge's Cook, Salmond's Bligh, Alexander's... Read morePublished on February 3, 2013 by Boyd Hone
This is a well-researched book, and it covers more than just the crime referred to in the subtitle (A Tale of Murder and Body Snatching in 1830s London). Read morePublished on July 24, 2012 by Sam Adams
I'd long been intersted in medical history, how things changed over the years so that medical care became better for the masses. Read morePublished on February 5, 2012 by K. L Sadler
Unfortunately, what this book most reminded me of was Jon Krakauer's Under the Banner of Heaven: A Story of Violent Faith, which was 20% what it claimed to be about and 80% about... Read morePublished on December 28, 2011 by WingsandRings
Couldn't slog through this book. Very dry and not in a style I enjoy reading. Couldn't get through it.Published on September 19, 2010 by D. Liebig