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TeaStitchRead rated it 2 years ago
My Great War reading list got off to a decent start with this book. Nicolson is the grand-daughter of Harold Nicolson, a British representative at the Treaty of Versailles negotiations. She has written about the Edwardian period before, so she is well versed in this era of British history. She takes...
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Moonlight Reader rated it 2 years ago
This is book 3 in my 2018 NF project, so I'm good to go until the end of April. I have also started A World Undone, and have more than two full months to finish it before worrying about May. That's just housekeeping, though, and has little do with The Perfect Summer. Overall, this one wasn't as en...
KOMET rated it 4 years ago
This is a richly layered story, spanning 7 generations over 160 years, of 2 families (the Sackville-Wests and the Nicolsons) with a focus on the lives of the women. The author, a renowned historian, shares with the reader the lives of 7 women -- starting with her great-great Spanish grandmother Pepi...
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Bettie's Books rated it 4 years ago
bookshelves: published-2016, radio-4, nonfiction, spring-2016, autobiography-memoir, women, families, society Recommended for: BBC Radio Listeners Read from April 13 to 22, 2016 BOTWhttp://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0774ysdDescription: Juliet Stevenson reads Juliet Nicolson's journey through se...
Kaethe rated it 6 years ago
Edwardian England is my favorite time period: before the upheaval and tragedy of the first WW, but with enough elements of modern life to make it imaginable. Nicolson does a lovely job of letting us in to the lives of a few Edwardian notables, writers, artists, politicians, and activists in that mag...
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