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The Politics of Washing: Real Life in Venice
The Politics of Washing: Real Life in Venice
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great look behind the face of " La Serenissima", 21 May 2014
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Loved this book about Venice! I love Venice and have visited three times but this made me think about the people who live ( or cannot afford to live) there. I had no idea that the real Venetians were being pushed out of their city!


The Firm: The Troubled Life of the House of Windsor
The Firm: The Troubled Life of the House of Windsor
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5.0 out of 5 stars Very interesting, 21 May 2014
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This gave me a new slant on the Prince Charles/Princess Diana story. I used to think Diana was wonderful but of course, there are always two sides to every marriage.


The Queen's Man (The Queen's Man 1)
The Queen's Man (The Queen's Man 1)
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4.0 out of 5 stars Good historical novel, 20 April 2014
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This book has been really well researched and gives one a different take on the character of The Lionheart. I have read quite a few of Sharon Penman's books and always enjoy them


The French Gardener
The French Gardener
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4.0 out of 5 stars Love Santa Montefiori, 20 April 2014
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I really like her books, they have everything, romance and are quite unjudgemental. She really transport the reader to the location


Blood Will Tell: A Medical Explanation of the Tyranny of Henry VIII
Blood Will Tell: A Medical Explanation of the Tyranny of Henry VIII
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5.0 out of 5 stars Blood will tell, 12 Nov 2012
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This book throws a completely new light on the failure of Henry III to produce a surving male heir. I had no idea of the Kell chromosone, how interesting it would be to be able to prove this theory by DNA but I suppose that will never happen. I certainly thought this theory credible. Well worth the read!
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Life in a Tudor Palace (Sutton Life)
Life in a Tudor Palace (Sutton Life)
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Life in a Tudor Palace, 12 Nov 2012
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This was an interesting book and it was fascinating to read about daily life in Tudor times, I enjoyed it very much


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