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Jenny Uglow
Jennifer Sheila Uglow OBE is a British biographer, historian, critic and publisher. show more
Jennifer Sheila Uglow OBE is a British biographer, historian, critic and publisher.
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Birth date: 1947
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Biography, History
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So.... Nicky?
So.... Nicky? rated it 6 years ago
Whirligig tour of UK during wartime; great range, less depth (on purpose). Good basic review of the period. I like that even with a cast of thousands we return to certain families as the years pass and observe events as they affect people all along the social strata. It does get to feel breathless a...
With a dreamy, far off look...
With a dreamy, far off look... rated it 7 years ago
I won this books through a Goodreads Giveaway, which does not impact my review.When I read a biography about a woman I tend to suspect that I will also be reading about her family, specifically her male relatives, because of the fact that more often than we want, women's lives were recorded in relat...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it 8 years ago
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thebookcoop
thebookcoop rated it 10 years ago
I have just completed reading this book for the second time and it has been even better then the first time.I'd already seen the BBC series before reading the first time so I already knew the story, and I wish I'd come to the books afresh in a way though I do not think that would have altered in any...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it 11 years ago
To celebrate 350 years since the Restoration the beeb has flung us this delight - and I'm a happy bunny.Michael Maloney reads from the book by Jenny Uglow.Blurb - Charles II was thirty when he crossed the Channel in fine May weather in 1660. His Restoration was greeted with maypoles and bonfires, li...
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