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Mrs Robinson's Disgrace: The Private Diary of a Victorian Lady
Mrs Robinson's Disgrace: The Private Diary of a Victorian Lady
by Kate Summerscale
Edition: Diary
Price: 13.59

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Was she guilty?, 13 Jan 2013
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the story is a farily straightforward one and therefore needs to be padded out to fill the number of pages rquired. Itis, nevertheless auite an interesting one.


Bertie: A Life of Edward VII
Bertie: A Life of Edward VII
Price: 6.02

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars good, 13 Jan 2013
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The book is very detailed in parts, perhaps inevitably, and so it is a long haul to read. But I would recommend it to anyhone interested in the Victorian era.


The Fishing Fleet: Husband-Hunting in the Raj
The Fishing Fleet: Husband-Hunting in the Raj
by Anne de Courcy
Edition: Hardcover
Price: 16.00

4.0 out of 5 stars most unusual, 13 Jan 2013
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This collection of the experiences of the young women who went out to India to find a husband is very well written and quite revealing about the social situation in India in the prewar days.


The Spy Who Loved: The secrets and lives of Christine Granville, Britain's first female special agent of WWII
The Spy Who Loved: The secrets and lives of Christine Granville, Britain's first female special agent of WWII
by Clare Mulley
Edition: Hardcover
Price: 12.91

4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Wonderful, 13 Jan 2013
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A fascinating story about a very brave woman. It is, moreover, very well written and as such is a great credit to the author.


Diplomatic Anecdotage: Around the World in 40 Years
Diplomatic Anecdotage: Around the World in 40 Years
Price: 5.24

1 of 3 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Too much name dropping. IKt became quite boring after a good start., 13 Jan 2013
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The book started well with aninteresting first chapter, but after that it was rather mediocre. I would not recommend it to anyone.


The Strangest Man: The Life of Paul Dirac
The Strangest Man: The Life of Paul Dirac
by Graham Farmelo
Edition: Paperback
Price: 7.03

5 of 15 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Paul Dirac, 7 Feb 2010
This is a very good book, but as it deals with relativity and quantum mechanics, it is not easy for the layman to understand


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