Miss H. B. Grimmette

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Helpful votes received on reviews: 94% (45 of 48)
 

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Top Reviewer Ranking: 49,960 - Total Helpful Votes: 45 of 48
The Instant Guide To Rome (Including A Free Copy o&hellip by Antonia Saio
I've found that the likes of Time Out and Lonely Planet Guides can prove overpriced and underwhelming on kindle. Can recommend this instant guide though for anyone travelling to Rome for a long weekend. There is none of the waffle about hotels- which I had already booked before going- the guide is up-to-date and includes all the main sites as well as more quirky options that you might not have thought of. Giving away an ebook is very clever idea and is a great added extra.
Hearts of Oak and Souls of Fire: Warfare in the Ag&hellip by Ed Kernahan
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
I am an avid reader of literature and history on the `Great Age of Sail'. Kernahan looks at the ships and battles between 1755 and 1815. He examines how the battles in this era determined the success of nations at the time. I liked his examination of how these ships played such an important role in empire-building at the time -however, I would like to have read more in that direction. An apt look at modernity as well as the chaos that these ships and their men met at sea.
Obsessive Love: How to Free Your Emotions & Live A&hellip by Liz Hodgkinson
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
It was refreshing to read a book that did not try to conform to the social norms of stereotypical love. We grow up in a society where we are all searching for "the one" and when we find them they will immediately love us back. However, the reality is very different, the majority of people as teenagers will experience unrequited love, and although it is unlikely that it becomes as obsessive as it has in Liz Hodgkinson's case, it does need to be addressed. The use of case studies combined with Hodgkinson's own life experiences explores the overwhelming experience of love in an emphatic way. The second half discusses different types of therapy and although I do not agree with all the… Read more

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