Tag Archives: England

Non-Book Review: Agincourt 1415

Agincourt 1415:  A Tourist’s Guide To The Campaign, by Peter Hoskins with Anne Curry Having read another of the author’s other books relating to the same subject [1], I was interested in reading this book to add to my trove … Continue reading

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Book Review: Churchill, Hitler, And The Unnecessary War

Churchill, Hitler, And The Unnecessary War:  How Britain Lost Its Empire And The West Lost The World, by Patrick J. Buchanan I was recommended this book by a friend of mine who saw how I dealt with a previous book … Continue reading

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Book Review: 40 Humorous British Traditions

40 Humorous British Traditions, by Julian Worker [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Books Go Social/Net Gallery.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] This is a book that is aimed at a particular audience of which … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Cloud Of Unknowing

The Cloud Of Unknowing, by Anonymous A great part of the appeal of this book to many people is trying to uncover the mystery of who wrote it.  This book is certainly a good one, and there are simply very … Continue reading

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Audiobook Reiew: Meet Mr. Mulliner

Meet Mr. Mulliner, by P.G. Wodehouse, read by Jonathan Cecil This book is a collection of nine short stories that share a few qualities.  All of the stories are frame stories set in the Angler’s Rest pub told by one … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: Love Among The Chickens

Love Among The Chickens, by P.G. Wodehouse As someone familiar with the author’s work [1], I try to read (or listen to) works of this that are a bit more obscure, and when I saw that there was an audiobook … Continue reading

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Book Review: Decline And Fall

Decline And Fall, by Evelyn Waugh If Candide were written by a cynical English public school graduate of the first half of the twentieth century, it would end up something like this.  This novel was the first novel and only … Continue reading

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Book Review: Heavy Weather

Heavy Weather, by P.G. Wodehouse A book whose action follows almost precisely that of Summer Lightning, this novel may be seen as tying some of the loose ends of the previous novel.  As a fan of the author’s work, which … Continue reading

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Book Review: Summer Lightning

Summer Lightning, by P.G. Wodehouse I imagine that P.G. Wodehouse could probably knock a novel out like this without too much difficulty.  I say that not as a bad thing, but one gets the feeling in reading this novel that … Continue reading

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Book Review: Uncle Fred In The Springtime

Uncle Fred In The Springtime:  A Blandings Story, by P.G. Wodehouse As a writer, there is the tendency for characters to be a part of an epic story, and in this relatively short (250 page) novel by famed British comedic … Continue reading

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