Mr. P. J. Brown

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The Facebook Effect: The Real Inside Story of Mark&hellip by David Kirkpatrick
2.0 out of 5 stars Poor conversion, 19 Feb 2014
At least on my Kindle it will periodically jump to the end of the book and is difficult to get back to the page you were on.

Fair overview of the history of fb but I don't feel any wiser of Zuckerberg's motives or what drives him on.
The Collected Letters of Jane Morris by Jan Marsh
7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
The Collected Letters of Jane Morris

Jane Morris, the wife of William Morris and the muse of Rossetti still exercises a fascination that never seems to fade. Starting as the daughter of a lowly groom in Oxford her story is so fascinating that new books retelling are produced every few years. Jan Marsh has written her definitive biography and with Frank Sharp discovered 500 letters most of which have not been published before.

In good time to coincide with the Tate exhibition (which features a number of Rossetti's paintings of her) the letters reveal a much more complex character than has often been portrayed. She helped her husband, loved and worried about her children… Read more
Stunner: The Fall and Rise of Fanny Cornforth by Kirsty Stonell Walker
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
In the second edition, the author has doubled the size of the book, added more photographs (though of locations rather than artworks) and added so much that is interesting into the life and influence of this often neglected but important muse of Dante Rossetti. With the imminent Tate exhibition, Alicia Craig Faxon's new biography (2011) and the publication later this year of Jane Morris' letters, this is a timely new edition that helps round out the great artists life. Simple errors in the first edition have been corrected and the new research has been added seamlessly in an often light-hearted way that makes the book easy to read and really adds to our knowledge of the Pre-Raphaelites. My… Read more