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Peugeot Natural U Select Pepper Mill 18cm by Peugeot
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent pepper mill, 4 May 2014
A wonderfully robust pepper mill with a very easy adjustment for different sizes of pepper. We bought this pepper mill on recommendation from a friend and liked it so much that we had to buy the salt mill as well.
Peugeot Natural U Select Salt Mill 18cm by Peugeot
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent salt mill, 4 May 2014
A wonderfully robust salt grinder with a very easy adjustment for different sizes of grains. We bought the pepper mill on recommendation from a friend and liked it so much that we had to buy the salt mill as well.
The Ladies' Paradise by Emile Zola
The Ladies' Paradise by Emile Zola
3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
I borrowed Ladies' Delight by Zola, translated by April Fitzlyon, from the library. When I had read half of it, it had to go back to the library. So I bought this version translated by Ernest Alfred Vizetelly for my Kindle, so I could finish reading it. (This was the cheapest one.) I found this translation far more stilted than the Fitzlyon version - I guess you get what you pay for!

I always find Zola's accounts of the modernisation of Paris fascinating. I found the buildings and the social changes brought about by the development of the department store more interesting than Denise and her little family, though I would have liked more about Jean's apprenticeship. I agree with a… Read more