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This review is from: A History of the World in 100 Objects (Hardcover)
Hmmm. The series on Radio 4 was fascinating, with bite-sized interesting easily-digestible histories of interesting objects in an easy-listening style. However, the book is a heavy volume, and the word pictures do not conjure up the images as well to me as the broadcasts. I suppose I should have realised that reviewing 100 objects would make for a big book, but I am nevertheless slightly disappointed, although all the salient facts are there. It is rather one to take on holiday than to leave on the coffee-table at home.
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Initial post: 6 Dec 2010 08:27:02 GMT
S. J. Lee says:
A heavy volume to take on holiday? Perhaps you could have a word with my husband about my luggage allowance!!!!!!!!
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