Tag Archives: England

Non-Book Review: Desperta Ferro Antigua Y Medieval: La Guerra De Los Cien Años (1)

Desperta Ferro Antigua Y Medieval:  La Guerra De Los Cien Años (1), by various editors and authors It should come as little surprise to those who know me that I am interested both in achievable but challenging tasks as well … Continue reading

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Book Reviews: English Accents And Dialects

English Accents And Dialects:  An Introduction To Social And Regional Varieties Of English In The British Isles, by Arthur Hughes, Peter Trudgill, and Dominic Watt Admittedly, I am a bit of a nerd when it comes to linguistics, as will … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Mikado And Five Other Savoy Operas

The Mikado And Five Other Savoy Operas, by W.S. Gilbert W.S. Gilbert, best known as half of the late Victorian powerhouse duo Gilbert & Sullivan, lived the sort of life that was full of drama and incident.  Queen Victoria snubbed … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Captain’s Daughter

The Captain’s Daughter (London Beginnings #1), by Jennifer Delamere [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Bethany House Publishing.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] I am of two minds regarding this book.  On the one hand, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Unlikely Allies

Unlikely Allies:  How A Merchant, A Playwright, And A Spy Saved The American Revolution, by Joel Richard Paul It is difficult to know what to make of this book.  There are clearly some aspects of this book I was already … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Ideological Origins Of The American Revolution

The Ideological Origins Of The American Revolution, by Bernard Bailyn In one sense, this book is not a particular surprise.  If you are familiar at all with the writings of Bernard Bailyn [1], you will have some idea of what … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: The Plantagenets

The Plantagenets:  The Warrior Kings And Queens Who Made England, by Dan Jones, read by Clive Chafer It should come as little surprise that as a confirmed Anglophile that I would enjoy reading and writing a fair bit about the … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: The Anglo Files

The Anglo Files:  A Field Guide To The British, by Sarah Lyall, read by Cassandra Campbell If you are looking for a humorous guide to the British, it is hard to do better than this.  I cannot exactly praise this … Continue reading

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Non-Book Review: Haskins Society Journal 27

Haskins Society Journal 27:  Studies In Medieval History, edited by Laura L. Gathagan and William North This is the sort of book I like to read from the De Re Militari where there are likely to be two very different … Continue reading

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Book Review: Tune In: The Beatles: All These Years, Vol. 1

Tune In:  The Beatles:  All These Years, Vol. 1, by Mark Lewisohn [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Blogging For Books/Three Rivers Press.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] This book, at about 800 pages of … Continue reading

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