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by Peter Ackroyd
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Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it 7 years ago
Who thought I would ever mark an Ackroyd work so low! But I wasn't alone. bookshelves: published-2003, summer-2010, abandoned Read on June 07, 2010 ** spoiler alert ** workaday mp3 - BLAH!Unabridged and read by Alex Jennings. 6 hours 14 mins duration. 6 CD'sBlurb - Charles and Mary Lamb, who w...
SJane
SJane rated it 7 years ago
I have long wanted to read Peter Ackroyd and I came upon this book in a used bookstore, so home it came. The story was well-paced and engaging but certainly not a must-read. It centers around Charles and Mary Lamb, fictionalized here, and Mary's acquaintance with the son of the bookseller, who claim...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it 10 years ago
workaday mp3 - BLAH!Unabridged and read by Alex Jennings. 6 hours 14 mins duration. 6 CD'sBlurb - Charles and Mary Lamb, who will achieve lasting fame as the authors of Tales from Shakespeare for children, are still living at their parents' home. Charles, an aspiring writer bored stiff by his job as...
Chris' Fish Place
Chris' Fish Place rated it 11 years ago
The Lambs of London, despite the title, is mostly about Ireland his foregery of Shakespeare's plays. It is not a boring book, but there is something lacking in it. At times the writer feels one step removed from some of the characters, in particular Mary Lamb who disappers for a section of the nov...
me reading books
me reading books rated it 12 years ago
I normally don't buy hardcover books unless I'm really really eager to read a just-published book. This one was half-off and sounded rather interesting.I think you really have to have some background knowledge about Shakespeare and his plays to really enjoy this book.The plot is based on a really go...
Vilja Reads
Vilja Reads rated it 12 years ago
This could easily have earned more stars, but I give these stars also based on how much I loved the book, not just on how well-written or interesting it was. This was interesting and very well-written, but I never got very emotionally involved. I do recommend this book. You might be able to connect ...
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