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The Elgin Marbles: The Story of the Parthenon and &hellip by Dorothy King
18 of 34 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Reviews and censorship, 11 Jan 2006
I had written a review on this book a long time ago. It was published on the site, but now it exists no more. Why? Is it because it was negative and would affect the book's profile and sales?
As for the book, I do not think that Ms King believes really in what she writes. This book is SO ignorant, especially for a PhD holder, that its only reason of being could be publicity at all costs towards Ms King's person. It takes advantage of a very serious issue, analysed by very serious scholars and politicians, for personal gain. This is 'hubris'.
Another point that beats me is that male reporters write kudos for Ms King mentioning her physical beauty. Since when… Read more