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5.0 out of 5 stars An intelligent, sensitive social history, 23 Mar 2014
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This review is from: A Lady of Cotton: Hannah Greg, Mistress of Quarry Bank Mill (Paperback)
A fine, substantial history of an unusual woman, Hannah Greg who, near the end of the Age of Enlightenment, becomes an important player in the cotton industry. You should read this book.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Good book, 19 Dec 2013
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This was bought for my wife, who has already read and enjoyed it, after watching the tv series. she would recommend this as a good read for anyone.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Very readable and enjoyable book, 4 Sep 2013
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This review is from: A Lady of Cotton: Hannah Greg, Mistress of Quarry Bank Mill (Paperback)
I found this interesting an illuminating. having visited Quarry Bank Mill in 1961 certainly added to the enjoyment. I really must go back one day - or several days as I understand there is now much more to see.
The gentleman who met us showed us an actual Apprenticeship document which had a hand-made pin in the corner; the wire had been coiled round at the top to make the pinhead, astounding workmanship and just one of several memories of the visit.
Hannah's story really adds to my visit and the memories of this wonderful site.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Bought as a present, 2 April 2014
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I bought this for my Mother-in-Law and she loved it. She had a family member in the Mill so thought she'd find it interesting.
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5.0 out of 5 stars QUARRY BANK, 12 Sep 2013
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Loved visiting Quarry Bank, and reading the book after being there, made it more enjoyable, Everything connected to Quarry Bank is interesting, when visiting the Mill and Apprentice house you get to feel very close to the people who lived and worked there.
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5.0 out of 5 stars A Lady of Cotton: Hannah Greg, Mistress of Quarry Bank Mill David Sekers, 27 Aug 2013
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A Lady of Cotton: Hannah Greg, Mistress of Quarry Bank Mill
David Sekers.
Still reading this book. Bought this after visiting Quarry Mill and previous to the tv adaptation.
Enjoying it.
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