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October 06, 2013



Excellent review -- though I can't say I'm especially tempted to read the book now! I haven't read your article yet, I'll need to dig it up at the library. Have Gardiner and/or Wriothesley ever had a positive portrayal anywhere? I can't think of any, unless Jane Lane has a book starring one of them.

The "fling away ambition" moral which so many of these books preach makes me wonder just how much time the authors have spent in pre-internet rural areas. Nice places to visit, but ...

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