Alexandra Harvey

Helpful votes received on reviews: 86% (6 of 7)


Top Reviewer Ranking: 419,091 - Total Helpful Votes: 6 of 7
The Provincial Lady - The Complete Series by E. M. Delafield
5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
Life as a wife and mother of two young children back in the 1930s is, on the surface, very different to life today - a household filled with servants, methods of communication (writing endless letters to the bank, grocer, fish monger etc). Yet the way EM Delafield described life back then has a lot of similar challenges that still exist today- entertaining children in the school holidays, finding the right time to tackle difficult subjects with her husband, thinking of a suitably clever response to an irritating comment made by an acquaintance five minutes after they leave, juggling money problems.

EM Delafield has a very entertaining way of portraying all the little things that… Read more
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey
5.0 out of 5 stars Good all rounder, 12 April 2013
Not too American in its enthusiasm, easy to read, good analogies, very helpful and applies to every aspect of life.
The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo [DVD] [2011] <b>DVD</b> ~ Daniel Craig
5.0 out of 5 stars Exciting film, 25 Mar 2013
DVD arrived promptly.
Thoroughly enjoyed the film, interesting to see this version after reading the book and watching the original Swedish film. Looking forward to seeing if the same cast make films of the 2 remaining books