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John of Gaunt: The Exercise of Princely Power in F&hellip by Anthony Goodman
12 of 13 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A must-have!, 2 May 2010
My only knowledge of John of Gaunt was limited to what I read in Shakespeare's play. Obviously, I didn't know much. After two semesters spent working on late medieval England, I ended up studying Richard II's reign and the king's relation to his magnates. As Duke of Lancaster and uncle to Richard, Gaunt was the wealthiest and most powerful of them but his unpopularity matched his status.

For long, John of Gaunt had been almost disregarded by historians who saw him in the wider frame of the Lancastrian Affinity and such works were not too interesting for anyone who did not study history. The only other biography of Gaunt to be found is that of Armitage-Smith, written in 1904, a… Read more
Viewfinder, Tome 1 : by Zo Sofer
Viewfinder, Tome 1 : by Zo Sofer
0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Enfin!, 2 May 2010
Le rve d'une fan de boy's love a été exaucé. Enfin! Depuis les années passées à attendre une publication, je n'y croyais plus. Je ne peux pas tre objective étant donné que j'ai déjà lu Viewfinder - enfin, tous les chapitres déjà publiés sous forme de scans.
Bien sr, ce n'est peut tre pas le plus recommandable pour un/e néophyte au vu du contenu - YA avait prévu d'en faire un one-shot avant de continuer, ce qui pourrait expliquer le cté Sm/trash assez poussé du premier volume. (C'est un peu comme quand on regarde le premier épisode de Queer As Folk, on se… Read more