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by Peter Ackroyd
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Sorry kids, no feet.
Sorry kids, no feet. rated it 4 years ago
An informative book overall. The random chapters about various artists were a little annoying. An example would be the Isaac Newton chapter. I understand Newton's significance to English history but the chapter felt like it was randomly thrown into the book to fill space. There were a few chapters l...
Url Phantomhive
Url Phantomhive rated it 5 years ago
One of the many things the BBC Comedy Show Horrible Histories taught me is that I really like learning about the British Royals. So when this book came up, starring one of its (the tv-series') heroes, Charles II, I just had to read Rebellion: The History of England from James I to the Glorious Revol...
Yzabel rated it 5 years ago
(I got an ARC of this book courtesy of the publisher through NetGalley, in exchange for an honest review.)I like to say that you can't really go wrong with Peter Ackroyd, and it seems to be once again the case. Even though what I read of him years ago feels pretty far by now, I still stand by this o...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it 5 years ago
bookshelves: history, stuarts, net-galley, e-book, britain-england, autumn-2014, nonfiction Read from September 11 to 21, 2014 St. Martin's Press and Thomas Dunne BooksDescription: Peter Ackroyd has been praised as one of the greatest living chroniclers of Britain and its people. In Rebellion, h...
Chris' Fish Place
Chris' Fish Place rated it 5 years ago
Disclaimer: ARC read via Netgalley. I can hear you wondering. You’ve been wondering for the past three years. Do we really need another history of England? There are hundreds, thousands, maybe even a million (you can count, if you have the time), why do we need another one? How a...
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