D. Taggart

"danita"
(REAL NAME)
 
Helpful votes received on reviews: 90% (105 of 117)
Location: Rome, Italy
 

Reviews

Top Reviewer Ranking: 1,634,726 - Total Helpful Votes: 105 of 117
Hadrian: Empire and Conflict by Thorsten Opper
Hadrian: Empire and Conflict by Thorsten Opper
7 of 9 people found the following review helpful
I attended this exhibition at the British Museum and it was FABULOUS! Very well done, and the book that goes along with the exhibition is quite informative. I really enjoyed both the exhibition and the book. Unfortunately, I purchased the book at the Museum and paid GBP 40 for it! I wish I had realized that it could be purchased on Amazon for a much lower price. Buy it!
The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
98 of 108 people found the following review helpful
I picked this book up in an airport on a whim. I liked the cover. It took a couple of months to open it up, but once I did, I could NOT put it down. I (foolishly) took it with me on vacation. I did NOT see the sights, because I stayed in my room all day and all night until I finished the book, sometimes laughing, sometimes crying hysterically.

This book is haunting, beautiful, and moving-but not in a sappy way. My family is Jewish, and suffered loss due to the Holocaust. But lots of people have similar stories, and have told them. They are all important, and moving, but this is completely unique, because it's not primarily about the Jews (though they are in the book)… Read more