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A History of Pantomime by Maureen Hughes
A History of Pantomime by Maureen Hughes
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
Oh, no, I didn't enjoy this book!

Poorly written and light on in-depth research; much of it appears to have been lifted from the annals of Wikipedia!
Rather oddly, the book opens with over two pages of acknowledgements and the author's recent medical history, which is neither edifying nor necessary. An elegant dedication to friends and family could have covered this ground succinctly! The author, having several times stated that pantomime is a colourful and visually stunning theatre genre, should have reflected upon her [Or the publishers?], choice of illustrations which are black and white, dated, poor quality reproductions; presumably chosen because they were out of… Read more
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5.0 out of 5 stars 5 Star Maslin Pan, 26 Dec 2012
Fantastic looking, excellent heat conductivity, makes jam and jelly making a real pleasure!
[Does need a polish now and again to keep it's good looks]
Morphy Richards Accents 43771 Pyramid Kettle, Gree&hellip by Morphy Richards
This kettle looks good and is very efficient BUT if you live in a hard water area you may find that there's a problem with limescale building up
around the water level gauge, as I did despite regular de-scaling. When you attempt to remove the limescale - no matter how gentle you are, the green paint peels off!

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