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Friday, July 19, 2019
The Lady Elizabeth book by Alison Weir

The Lady Elizabeth

The Lady Elizabeth is the second book by Alison Weir and she shows a knack for balancing dramatisation with detail.
Mary Tudor, Bloody Mary

Mary Tudor: Courageous Queen Or Bloody Mary?

I'll start this review by saying that I highly recommend Mary Tudor: Courageous Queen or Bloody Mary? by Jane Buchanan.
Alan Bennett

The Uncommon Reader

Alan Bennett's The Uncommon Reader is a clever turn of the ages-old idea that if you want to keep your subjects in line, keep them in the dark.
84 Charing Cross Road plaque

A Very Bookish Holiday

I alluded to bookish doings abroad in my last post ... the London trip was amazing, at least from this bibliophile's point of view