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Good Wives: Mary, Fanny, Jennie and Me, 1845-2001
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on 17 February 2018
Really enjoyed this and the commentary about marriage across the last 150or so years. Each of the wives selected was fascinating in their own right and then the comparison with Forster and Davies marriage made this book really live for me. Beautifully written and clear arguments put forward.
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on 17 February 2018
Amazing book bringing to light the stories of the hidden women behind more famous men, brilliant
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on 21 May 2013
Really enjoyed this book. The lives of the three historic figures provide an interesting contrast with modern day lives. Forster writes in such an absorbing manner, I'm sure she could make a review of a sewage works sound fascinating!
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on 7 August 2017
Interesting but in need of an edit!
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on 30 August 2014
Especially enjoyed reading about Mary Livingstone, the wife of Dr Livigstone. What she put up with!
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on 9 August 2015
Arrived promptly - as described
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on 26 March 2015
Love the book, it arrived in excellent condition and in good time. I am very pleased
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on 18 June 2017
All excellent
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on 14 March 2015
Very interesting but needs to be read in quite small doses. A lot of detail especially about Mary and Fanny
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on 13 April 2015
Not very engaging
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