Daily Archives: February 23, 2016

It Is A Truth Universally Acknowledged That A Bibliophile Must Be In Want Of More Books

It is a truth universally acknowledged that a bibliophile must be in want of more books. As I was minding my own business, at least to the extent that it is possible for me to mind my own business, when … Continue reading

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Book Review: Scotland: A Concise History

Scotland: A Concise History, by Fitzroy Maclean It cannot be denied that the history recorded in this volume is a deeply melancholy one. According to the witty and canny but also patriotic author of this book, in this history which … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Shetland Bus

The Shetland Bus, by David Howarth This book, which was written by the late English historian who was also profoundly involved in espionage efforts in occupied Norway during World War II, is obviously the work of someone of great skill … Continue reading

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