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Top Customer Reviews: The Unwomanly Face ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 10 ratings
4 / 5 Latrina
Ossia The one of difficult truth but gripping has read. Each episode is the one of some particular hardships have experienced of women in an army that has had not even the basic takes material needs. It touches to so many appearances of commitment are a member of the country where any place in sound of war was to sweep the women. The grip of Stalin on Russia is evident like this interviewed, silenced partorisca like this long, gives accounts of witness of the eye of some atrocities has experienced, some deprivations of daily life, his reports and difficulties like this of the fighters of the women and some returns have received partorisca doubt civil. It is the deeply troubling read and a class partorisca reserve that once read, does not leave you never.
5 / 5 Renita
Ossia The real eye -opener. Some hardships and simple newspapers unpleasantnesses that some women of some Soviet forces have given the support is said with impact and utmost immediacy. This book is the compilation of a lot of years of work for the Russian of female journalist, the one who has travelled during a country long after a war, that speaks with veterans in that has experienced it. The memories of each person am said in his own words, some taking on cup of only the paragraph, some it course to several pages.

Is has drawn troops of line of the front, and entirely other occupations that was necessary to maintain some soldate of line of the front that , well down to those cloths litter has washed everything by means of a war.

Histories of heroism, self-sacrifice, the amour has condemned, and sheer bloody-the determination has imported abounds. A difference among this book, this in spite of, and those further of soldate' recollections, is that these are all dictate of the point of view of the woman. One contrasts among his early years, and that has had to result once owe active, is said with the piquancy which have found seldom before. These careers by means of a whole book, and extends to a difficulty of his turn the life of civilian that a lot the also describe.

In the a lot of points in this book have had rasga welling on one comprising that sense and has the lean data. Some words are for one the majority to separate plainly spoken, but that describes is overwhelming.

Has read this, and help you to comprise reason a remembrance of a war is still like this of entity in Russia today; the help begins to comprise an immense sacrifice of the normality done for so many people in pursuit of driving some Germans out of a country. On three neighbourhoods of all German casualties in WWII was in an Oriental Front, and this help to reserve to explain a motivation that has driven that this to a Wehrmacht.

A lot especially of everything, door the deep comprising of a cost of war.....
4 / 5 Vernetta
Would not have known never in this book but partorisca excerpts in the recently broadcasts 'Book in Bedtime' on Irradiate of BBC Four. I have known I has had to read a whole.
Can so only read he in of to to the phases like them some of some reminiscences are like this moving to require the time of personal reflection to take in those these women are spent stops.
These memories are not some @@@brushstroke wide of battles of entities, although Kursk, Stalingrado and Leningrado is one background to a lot of the, but personal soyicro situations' that has persisted in a memory of these very brave ladies.
Find especially that disturbs that many of them have been shunned after a war was on, as when being 'has broken sakes' and his experiences whitewashed and censored, until they have found the champion in Svetlana Alexievich. It is saying that when an author looked for out of ready people to share his memories some 40 years after a chance, is flooded with responses. Some of some subjects that the distances of travesía add to see.
Like an avid reader, seldom finds the book that will remain with me in fact a lot of years. I know he other books like this in a subject of war, but little have an impact like this a fact.
4 / 5 Melissa
This book is in things that does not have to that never be writing on but is spent and has to that be registered. A perspective of some women in some means of war, surrounded by men and the majority of a time that tries to dip has broken the organism for behind near without the sleep or the crew desperately is moving and sad how is a reflection of a terrible front in a terrible war. The atrocities are just part of daily life and sleep bad no law this book because clave of things with you, some small details, together edifice unimaginable horrors all has said factually and for one the majority to separate so only with remorse. Calm @give you that some women have interviewed thus book was a some concealed has not died but many of his dead interiors, prematurely aged and clearly suffering much more late on in life of traumatic accident. It would like to see this book given was with all these SAS books of history to resupply the picture has balanced. There are good things like a way has forced on leave some women marched three in row of the so that a one in a half could literally sleep in his feet, laws of amour and utmost advantage also but then has some chances to pursue like a unit surrounded the one who has known they all die a next day (small weapon, a lot of outnumbered and the surrender has not been tolerated in this army) likes some four soldate of the simply has slept women with all the world-wide tonight or at least that, likes teller of a history has said, could direct it. A next day a unit, as expected, was almost entirely has dried was - all of some women is died.
4 / 5 Leopoldo
A superbly insightful book that explores a deeply gendered character of historical - and for current of implication - has has received accounts of an importance and meaning of chance that shaped (and continue form a world-wide). On and on his intellectual acuity, he meticulously recounts in his own unvarnished words some voices and memories of countless Russian women whose experience during Second world-wide War has had, to date state suppressed - in of the ways that is like this emotional to the equal that are disturbing and ghastly. In no sense it is this an easy bed - but a reality he uncovers would have to that be essential reading for all that wishes better to comprise a character of a human condition and a chasm that can exist among a way that the condition is experienced for women and for men.
4 / 5 Georgette
Are not the skilled reviewer but here goes in all the chance. This book takes some reading. Some conditions some women have faced, some act his , a lack of sympathetic of female need, some descriptions to die comrades... And then, in some chances, some terrible returns, to be thought of as any better that common whores reasons had been in some trenches with men. Of husbands that has has not loved the known that his woman had been the sniper or anything. Some nightmares some women have suffered, some hurts that remained with them, and that has had to remain silent roughly like this things while Stalin has lived. Yes, a lot they can have been brainwashed for a communist state, of patriotic fervour for a Motherland, but no his bravery and fortitude much less.
Has found a 'American' the translation has bitten to annoy in time but still has thought the cause has read.
4 / 5 Inez
A fascinating experiences of accounts of the Russian women of war. In a WW2 the Russian women have fulfilled all the military functions, of a cure of casualties (nurses by means of the surgeons) to all line forward that it work of fights, like soldate of feet and the agents that order so many men and of the women. The women and the side of men have struggled sideways. One obliging the personal accounts of his military service are interspersed with the ideas of an author to his collective experiences. His lives after a conflict am explored. Informative, often moving, whenever it interests, and the ref,ection of Soviet cultuer in that then. Thoroughly Recommended.
5 / 5 Glen
Good gentleman, this is to read roughly, this in spite of is the painful bed. Thematically An author curates his subjects of a female history of war. Each chapter is related fantastically, and a compilation of individual interviews is a lot neatly together place, but some histories of these poor women in sound of war is heart wrenching. This is not the book to read master a historical account, is the book to law wants to take the grips with some emotions and hopelessness of him everything. The majority of poignant for me was some of some experiences of war of estaca brief. An inability to integrate, any when being pas accepted, hating a red by heart. I can not recommend this enough, can take affliction.
4 / 5 Jolanda
Had enjoyed the leading book of the his (of interviews with Russians in a period of perestroika) and this was the alike structure , interviewing some women those who had to do fault and suffered in a Sum of Patriotic War, spending out of the wonderfully feminine point of view far of some usual histories of military heroism. A subject of details to do in fact true and impressive, for chance that the medical assistants in a body of tank has had to be physically stronger that be able to the extract has wounded men of tanks in of the llamas, any SO ONLY spend them and his weapon the security.
5 / 5 Le
A book of episodes of varied Women of different funds all struggling in his own only way for a soyotherland', doctors, nurses, engineers, gunners and included snipers, and in a majority of chance without being distributed with closing one the majority of basic of need. They say of life before slope and after a second World-wide War, some in the pocola lines another several pages.
Gripping Informative emotional and in difficult time to read, histories of loss of horror of wins of amour of hardship but especially heroism.
One that absorbs gripping the quality has read.

Top Customer Reviews: The Sisters of ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 17 ratings
5 / 5 Ileana
This book is the must has read. I have read so many books in a second World-wide War on some years, but ossia more than just another book in WWII. A bravery of these two incredible sisters, and have you that adapts whilst that law that ossia the factual novel. So only we can expect that we do not owe that never live by means of something like this, but partorisca read ossia partorisca agree reason requires partorisca maintain that they speak roughly all some atrocity that has arrived.
A (real-life) the sisters in this book take partorisca know Anne Frank to an end of his life, and is harrowing to read, but a same time sensitively has managed. Please recommend this book to any any one read and any the one who is interested in WWII , Anne Frank, brave strong women or everything of an on.
5 / 5 Yajaira
A true history likes said by some Sisters those who has lost his whole family, friends, house and way of life. Transported by truck of livestock to the camp of concentration, separated of the his has wanted to some, a value and determination of some Sisters partorisca survive a misery and deprivation of some camps, that knows his Mother has been sent to some Gas ovens. And then forced partorisca give sustain a 25 part of one thousand in a freezing snow, spending rags, struggling partorisca remain the whole has been less beaten and has shot. I can no any lie, this book left sobbing partorisca a sheer inhumanity and cruelty of a Nazi diet down Hitler. Fantastically Written with pathos, empathy and amour, thinks that all the world would owe that read this. We do not owe that forget a Holocaust, does not have to that forget some survivors.
5 / 5 Karly
Has read the plot of accounts of this tragic time and ossia one the majority of exceptional. Alive with them sharing his fears and joys . It thanks God partorisca people like this those who was like this disinterested to help another ... It seats a lot of humbled . A World-wide must never , never Forget that it do not have to that it Never has spent ❤️
5 / 5 Rory
Ossia such one history of entity to record and bed. A brutality of a treatment of ‘undesirables' for some Nazi before and during WW2 must never be forgotten. This book fantastically is writing, for an end cried partorisca some experiences of these people, a bravery has aimed throughout for some sisters, his family, and the friends is surprising and that his history could be be lose partorisca always is tragic.
4 / 5 Sylvester
Ossia One of these books has to that read in yours lifetime. It can it do not dip down. Harrowing, Crude and patient but a force and selflessness of Bond, Janny and his members familiarised whilst experiencing an ordeal that any word any justice never, is awe inspiring. An unforgettable read. Justo incredible.
5 / 5 Loralee
Has read. Harrowing And harrowing. A ‘history' take and persists! A force, resilience and bravery of this involved is unparalleled. Very emotional. They are full of the admiration can not rent a writer enough.
5 / 5 Marshall
Finds entity like this a lot of to read in a bravery of like this people during WW2. This book has described a travesía of 2 of these incredibly brave women, those who has risked so much to help another.
Highly recommends this book, calm will not be disappointed!
5 / 5 Rachell
Has arrived quickly. A hard to dip down and incredible history of extraordinary women, his friends and family.
4 / 5 Lucile
Arrived quickly. A hard to dip down and incredible history of extraordinary women, his friends and family.
5 / 5 Dorotha
All the world has to that read this. Incredibly a lot of writing and the one who a estupefaciente has read.
5 / 5 Catarina
Rid really adds against all odds a lovely and bravery partorisca struggle of bolt of people partorisca save ing has retreated against all odds
5 / 5 Marisha
An incredibly emotional history this has had to that be documented, so that such atrocities do not owe that never remain to spend again.
5 / 5 Teddy
Some Sisters Of Auschwitz for Roxane Van Iperen is a true history of Hebrew Dutch sisters Janny and Bond Brilleslijper the one who has resisted some Nazi in busy Netherlands.
Whilst All the world has listened of twin Franco, little has listened of a Brilleslijper sisters. Still they have fulfilled like this each one which so another in Westerbork, Auschwitz and Bergen Belsen. A Brilleslijper the sisters were older that a Franks, both married with young boys during Second world-wide War. They were incredibly type with the enormous heart for another. “If any one is in need, has no another option but to help.” This book is his history .
Roxane Van Iperen has produced the account to break of the heart of some sisters ' first bolt of a war and by means of his control in Auschwitz. His history is inspiring. His bravery immense. His lives would owe that be honoured.
An author there is thoroughly has researched to to his lives likes them to them the history is comprehensible and of some sources have listed in an end is long. I have been interested to read the short synopsis of all some characters in a that comprises final his birth and date of death.
In the dark period in the history there was light in a form of some lives of some sisters. Thank you Roxane Van Iperen to say his history in a world. The May does not forget never a suffering of some innocent.
5 / 5 Exie
An a lot of very the writing of extraordinary history of two Hebrew sisters those who has risked his own lives partorisca help another. A deeply moving and the book has researched well. The desire has had few photos has added. A title of a book would owe that it is directly state translated of Dutch like “A Big Nest” he so that has too many books in a phase with “.... Of Aushwitz”. This in spite of, give five stars and highly recommend it!
5 / 5 Teresa
Has finalised so only this book and has to say it was excellent. The investigation was obviously a lot the time that eats and in-the depth and a result is the really credible publication. An only reason partorisca four stars is reason found having to that be read some page been due to a quantity of people invokes in this amazing history.
5 / 5 Tomas
There is enjoyed this book has read the just little roughly the camps of Concentration have dipped this a the good 7 out of 10
5 / 5 Dorris
Averts of the history would not owe that forget that some is spent for

Top Customer Reviews: Crusaders: An Epic ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 10 ratings
5 / 5 Latrisha
Formed: Kindle Edition Ossia another book adds of a historical Harm Jones. Before reading Crossed I already read three of the his another reservation (A Plantagenets, An Empty Crown, A Templars) and, with all honesty, could not take count writings more clearer that history. His in fact read reservation like this of the novels that sells better, but some time still resupplies a reader with ideas to historical periods that other writers find difficult to communicate to an average, the reader has interested taste. Raisin crossed in a tradition, offering a reader factual accounts of history with the wonderful narrative fashion.

Even Complexity or academic details that usually control on such accounts less than the competent hands are glass clears in the writing of Jones, with a reader that requires any leading knowledge of a historical period partorisca enjoy a writing.

Sor Far, are roughly two-third of a way by means of this book and I would recommend it to another, especially that they are still partorisca discover this highly gifted writer.

I hope finds my useful description.
5 / 5 Randa
Formed: Hardcover Some bloody Crosses servants partorisca adapt that a lot pocolos has changed some past centuries. Jones I adapted that as we invade a Next East a 11th century, Turks, Arab and Mongols invaded Europe.

An author of a book, A Templars, has written the history of battles, travesas, slaughter and long chairs. This history of some rows of Crosses with some better. Jones I gives some splendid episodes. His book is based in primary sources. Different a lot dull accounts this a house in of the thrilling chances. Among these is a retaking of Spagna for a Catholic King. A Normans was in an a lot of heart of some Crosses. One was Vikings in everything but name. We take fascinating glimpses of mediaeval life some desquels is very funny.

Ossia The a lot of researched and lucidly the accounts written of transcendental chance. Highly recommended.
5 / 5 Valencia
Formed: Hardcover Excellent book, rid in excellent condition
5 / 5 Ted
Formed: Hardcover Thoroughly involving and fascinating, but was has surprised any partorisca find any mention of a Chair adds of Malta, the battle struggled among a Ottoman Turks and some Knights Hospitaller. This, would contest, has signalled a chance that final of imports of some Crosses, and was transcendental in his importance. Any one mentions here. Any one mentions any of Brother Gerard (Among Gerardo), a rich trader of Stairs the one who has on linked with Benedictine Hospitallers, already established in Jerusalem first of a first Intersection, and is considered to have founded an Order. These inexplicable omissions detract of a otherwise excellent quality of a historical analysis.
5 / 5 Curtis
Ossia Another book adds of a historical Harm Jones. Before reading Crossed I already read three of the his another reservation (A Plantagenets, An Empty Crown, A Templars) and, with all honesty, could not take count writings more clearer that history. His in fact read reservation like this of the novels that sells better, but some time still resupplies a reader with ideas to historical periods that other writers find difficult to communicate to an average, the reader has interested taste. Raisin crossed in a tradition, offering a reader factual accounts of history with the wonderful narrative fashion.

Even Complexity or academic details that usually control on such accounts less than the competent hands are glass clears in the writing of Jones, with a reader that requires any leading knowledge of a historical period partorisca enjoy a writing.

Sor Far, are roughly two-third of a way by means of this book and I would recommend it to another, especially that they are still partorisca discover this highly gifted writer.

I hope finds my useful description.
4 / 5 Isadora
Has used in fact this book partorisca university, where is studying Early Mediaeval Religion to the another side of Europe. I have required partorisca choose the good book, and based in my knowledge of Harm Jones and his narrative skills, has known would not be disappointed. Fro An academic corner, a book is extremely a lot-researched with the wealth of material of primary source of all the sides of a conflict, if Muslim, Orthodox, Catholic or Hebrew. Harm Jones does not forget partorisca comprise the women and the civilians have involved in a conflict. That Jones is the character in doing is partorisca spend his knowledge slightly - does not leave th hanged of his stock exchange partorisca go in a way of an excellent entertainment that has the histories says. It balances a desire partorisca the good yarn with the need to look of a historian in chance of all the corners. For this a general reader and a historian equally will enjoy this cast of the colours of historical characters has affected somehow of this misinterpretation of Urbano has called partorisca defend his Christians of brother in Constantinopla in an end of a 11th century.
5 / 5 Elanor
Ossia The history very end of some crosses. It is the brilliant narrative history of the @@@subject that the a lot of historians have faced, but that marks this different book is the approximation of an author to this subject vast. It uses partorisca excite 'episodes' of a period partorisca relate some chances of some crosses, describing some people those who has been involved in the way that breathes life to them. They are not partorisca dull characters in the book of history but real people(Muslim or Christians or same Mongolian). One of one the majority of enjoyable the histories of some crosses have read.
5 / 5 Clora
This book is a lot of-writing and ameno the life some crosses and some people those who has been partorisca recover This half of Islam and interests any to to which likes him the ancient history the one who stop resonates today
5 / 5 Debbra
Very interesting reserve which gives the fascinating creates to the number of different crosses, very written and full of interesting details like door a period the life.
5 / 5 Fidelia
Some Crosses? Piety Fulfilled Monty Python?
Another book of Jones of excellent Harm.

Top Customer Reviews: Alan Turing: The ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 47 ratings
5 / 5 Gwenda
Like the plot of people, is resulted consciously conscious of Alan Turing of a film a game of imitation and data the reasonable interest in history and social history, particularly the normal people that do extraordinary things, has thinks that would give this the gone. This book is researched superbly and superbly writing. Hodges Is able to write detail in (the most run) an accessible way, and has found of the half this book fascinating. I particularly really enjoyed learning roughly Turing a person, if it conceal partorisca be in colegiala, house, Cambridge, Bletchley, Princeton and his personality and aims. I have had also some interest in his contributo adds partorisca compute like this now the knowledge and his work. So much, reason so only 3 stars? This book is full of some very heavy detail and in the middle of this taken up with the mathematician detailed, and when it has said them detail the pages and bad pages. Order m partorisca comprise any of him, would imagine you would require partorisca comprise mathematician in level of terracing at least. This in spite of, if has interest in Turing, would recommend them this so only be has wanted to read a book of a film be conscious, how is harder in disposal and the interpretation of a film looks free to say a less (so as there is enjoyed he)
4 / 5 Joetta
This rids is not easy in disposal, but would expect that judging for a complex character is based to. For once they are extremely happy to having seen a first film to read this book, to the like a film is based. In this way it has been it able to follow that it is the very complex biography and dare say, has bitten tolerance in of the places.

Like reason 5 stars? I have read more than my just action of biographies on some years and in order for an author to receive his rightful praise and for a @@@subject to be registered, is appropriate often for an author to leave any bone unturned and ossia that believes Andrew Hodges has done. I do not have any idea has lost anything was roughly the life of Alan Turing, but that has read, ossia the very thorough register of the life of this incredible man.

Is very thought causing and has take some of the mine stereotypical prejudices and hopefully to look a film, visiting Bletchley Parco and listening to his dad that goes in and on roughly the one who the hero Alan Turing was, expects that my edges of 14 years has learnt concealed any all the heroes are involved in of the brave laws and that like the nation has many to be appreciated to this for real wonderful man. It is sad that ours 'establishment' has driven this poor man to suicide and felizmente my edges is growing in the most liberal society that a one that has on grown in as the boy and for this expect that we never persecute the man to some depths of desesperanza and then looked for to erase his attainments of the history of a nation. Andrew does a lot of Hodges; it would like to see a copy has abridged prepared for schools, any girls of only leaves to see concealed any all the heroes have spent rows of medals, but that there is the place for all the world in our society anything his seen or persuasions.
5 / 5 Tyron
I accounts detailed well of Turing. One could be the little postponed for some of some technical explanations that I expósito hard to take. This in spite of, to be the true account of his life and work, such is unavoidable or could buy the account the short more than any justice to a subject. They are half way by means of and enjoying some histories of war and accounts of character roughly that has known slightly.
5 / 5 Lenita
When Has of this book there is on be 700 pages my heart sank . Look, Loves to learn some essential facts on some thoughts, chances of influential life, and attainments of Alan Turing. I do not love the catalogue of facts in his ancestor that quotes behind 500 years. This book has required heavy modifying. Congratulations to an author to do an investigation. If ossia that has wanted to present, to monograph of investigation on Alan Turing, has to has been an academic publication . This in spite of, like the popular account of his life are fearful has irrelevant detail that I quite frankly does not want to know . Like this now I am looking for the book the short plus that takes to a point a fast plus.
5 / 5 Yvonne
A brilliant book, fantastically written with meticulous and exhaustive investigation. It presents the portrait of Turing very different of some autistics-characters-stereotype of the scientist offered for a film A Game of Imitation, which alleges to be based in this book. Enough like this base has done are not sure like the film aims the Turing the one who does not know the one who the joke is and looks unable to take a function of humour at all, while this book is full of chance of his humour, often engagingly bobo. He also that any one films could be expected to do, which is present his ideas in detail (also detail for some, apparently.) A book gives readers he casualidad to take the boss in an extraordinarily intense and original intelligence that has not touched so only the critical function in Big Bretagna wartime history but achieved to some future possibilities of mathematics in of the very odd ways - for example exiting formulae to develop some models that favour to a markings of animal like some zebras.
4 / 5 Roosevelt
Ossia So much the biography of Alan Turing and an alternative history of WW2 and bosses so many brilliantly. If you have read a calm book @gives that a film distorts appearances of Turing alive and do quite considerably. Both Turing is breaking of a enigma code and his treatment of gross indecency is portrait of mine in a film . Ossia The book with a longitude of considerable complexity but yes calms really wants to comprise the life of Turing and a swipe of critical function in WW2 then has to that read the.
4 / 5 Eloise
Has begun work in of the computers in 1962 and has been interested to know a history of Turing of Alan. It was also the partner of some of a University Manchester/Ferranti the crew that builds his computers in some late 1950 is so it was conscious of his influence. Fifty years on has wanted to know more.

A book is the scholar , the book has researched well and gives the fascinating creates to a life of this character and his contributo to a creation of computer and computer. It is absolutely comprehensible in every aspect of the life of Alan and especially some the different intellectual zones explore. There are parts of a book has had to that kip law' as I do not have a mathematician/of scientific knowledge to comprise a debate among some diverse theories has explored.

This in spite of absolutely that the interests have read. You are the character and the polymath - in timing comprised bad and ignored but has done the contributo enormous to a technology that is part of our lives
5 / 5 Lisbeth
Very heavy read and the plot of the house of some details some the plus end of Turing is to do how was is dipping for a general reader. While it has had some ideas to Turing, chairs as if his personality and the alcohol have been missing and has seen glimpses of him more than the complete picture. A book like this has to that it does not have to that sacrifice any one his professional or personal lives and a balance here felt a lot was for the reader dipped (any one the specialist in Turing is chosen field). Disappointing...
5 / 5 Elouise
This book is long; 680 pages of text have packed densely with explanations of many of the mathematical concepts of Alan Turing. Ossia The comprehensible biography the one who tentativas to document a private life and professional of the for real complex character. So much of the work of Turing was secret flange and that cut it can never for real know yes included this immense take take everything.

In short; you owe really it wants to read this book to take everything of a way by means of him. Have enjoyed and has the data sustains this reserves a time although it finds a lot a heavy content in disposal: this in spite of finally that it interest enough to do he by means of finalise it.

Has not seen a film A Game of Imitation as it was not that of an essence of Alan Turing and his tarpaulins is lost to do a subject @@@subject more accessible, this in spite of a lot an essence of Alan Turing and his tarpaulins will be has has lost of people those who simply do not have an energy of time or inclination to wade by means of this book!

Some active commentators speculated in Hodges' motives to write a book and one that paints that it gives to a subject @@@subject; this in spite of each history or the biography always represents any one is agenda and perhaps his fund like the mathematician and activists of the legislations of the gay has left to filter a lot a myth and mystery to aim more than a man and his work.
4 / 5 Marry
Has found this reserves the riveting read. Yes, there are some mathematical complexes, computing the philosophical subjects have covered, but has found could follow a drift without always fully taking all some details of small - as it would not agree in all the chance!
Whilst A title describes Turing like a enigma, an author has put together and very sensitive and credible view of Alan Turing, a person, portraying him as the deeply clashed man because of the his pivotal dipped in an endeavour of secret war the time when to homosexuality viril was illegal. His later resulted place even more precarious after WW2 that follows the alliance of intelligence of United Kingdom with some the USA is considered necessary to the root was all esexual deviants' (like the homosexuals have been perceived) of the of then affect national security, mainly reasons are visas like this probably that poden objective for Russians bribery.
Although I have known personally the bit in a Turing universal car, has not appreciated so only the one who central was in some endeavours to break some German enigma code(s), or in fact so only the one who far at the head of his time was his ideas in intelligence maquinal (i.et. A computer).
A book concludes to cover his suicide in an age of 41, and also looks for to have sense of him, whilst admitting some real reasons will not be known never.

This long book forces to @give so only the one who an amazing man and that imports Turing was - and like intolerant the society Turing unfortunately lived in.
5 / 5 Dania
When has of this book there is on be 700 pages my heart sank . Look, Loves to learn some essential facts on some thoughts, chances of influential life, and attainments of Alan Turing. I do not love the catalogue of facts in his ancestor that quotes behind 500 years. This book has required heavy modifying. Congratulations to an author to do an investigation. If ossia that has wanted to present, the monograph of investigation on Alan Turing, has to has been an academic publication . This in spite of, like the popular account of his life are fearful has irrelevant detail that I quite frankly does not want to know . Like this now I am looking for the book the short plus that takes to a point a fast plus.
4 / 5 Eldon
It is the year has read of of the east. A subject (mine) is fascinating. I do not think to have think that that Turing was a enigma after reading this book. He so only looked partorisca be highly intelligent. His musings in the biology and the religion suggest the very deep alcohol. If you have read a book will find a film (A Game of Imitation) absolutely unconvincing, like this totally ignores an enormous intellectual activity that goes in in Bletchley Parco. Turing È famous partorisca another mathematical work besides one that breaks code, and a book extracted concealed.

Has taken an impression that a writer had packed in all can find roughly Turing, and has found sometimes facts or of the activities that the importance has not gone properly explained, or to the equal that looked partorisca assume leading knowledge that had not been given. Some of some mathematical ideas would have to that it has been accompanied by the Dummies Drive!
4 / 5 John
Has finalised so only this book along - that quell'was both the biography and the treatise in the part of the computers and The Turing in hatching some things that headed to a modern computer (and the god knows that more in a future!) Incidentally, also his enormous part in ours that wins a Second world-wide War with his ideas. But, a time still a book has required partorisca break to the part that has treated his life and another separate concealed has aimed like places his ideas to practical - then all a (I expósito odd - but another of the character he the intellectual plus would find partorisca reward) the technical way was start . Then each part has has required capitulate partorisca do it readable of the practical sense. This would leave one to easily skip behind to refresh a this alcohol - to the equal that has required partorisca do to plot. For a way, for this reason, has not been was the own book partorisca he Kindle more than 'a book manually'.
Turing, the upper half class born, was the dress of bad and living man - but brilliant in his alcohol in laws. This, in a reservation as it is drenched in detail, exits a lot of - he like this done his (and his friends as well as the society is) attitude his homosexuality - that has been creased often the in front of - or simply very spoken of still years. It was not never in a cupboard but has not resisted never the poster - accepts it to to everything likes him the fact is - the monument, any - win - ours everything. Ossia The good book , subject to an on, very advantageous ours all - he, perhaps, last it and heavy read.
4 / 5 Lory
Is the good bed -- extremely very researched and writing very good and love a detail of a mathematics and the science and his career is partorisca be recommended. This in spite of, is the book along - some 600 pages - and the taste is looking for more than detail in a man and his character (how was, in that looked that a film) does not go you partorisca give the idea adds (perhaps reason there have it like this little the available information in his private thoughts). Especially it has it has wanted the know if it was true that it was intellectually emaciated for a chemical (oestrogen) castration - as a film suggested - but has not felt never has discovered of deeply be affected.

In general, certainly lovely reading, and is permissible to skip some of some synchronises some technical plus.
5 / 5 January
Fascinating Has read. Comprehensible also. Yes, a mathematician is dodgy partorisca read, but one there is detailed highly reasons behind Turing visionas is incredible. I never @@give enough that of one solving of enigma the saga was down to Turing so only and was also naive when it avenges to comprise his enormous, so only, contributo the computing. A book, sadly, underlines an usual British reluctance to embrace or envision future projects. It covers Turing clumsiness that surrounds his sexuality in a encouragingly sensitive way. This is not one the easy plus bed, but well the value that dips the bit of extra endeavour in to complete a book. A lot satisfying and reserve which really dips Turing in a pedestal he like this merit. A lot, book a lot very in fact.
5 / 5 Dwain
Ossia An extremely detailed biography and complete of the life of Turing of before cradle the tomb. He no shirk tentativas to explain his pure and mathematical work has applied, and his contributi to cryptology. Neither his homo sexuality. Like the person with scientific formation, has found some of some tentativas to explain some details of his work that confuses and a very poor reproduction of some diagrams, graphs, and the tables have not helped. So only the small modifying of these would have augmented comprising considerably - had been expanded to return the page and darkened, he at least readable state.
Ossia The book for the specialist the one who needs to know a minutia of the life of Turing. One of some other biographies would be better for a general of intelligent reader
4 / 5 Roselia
An extremely good book, so roughly Turing he, and in a politics and social climate of a time. It is surprising to think that all this past so only done 50 years. Do bears in alcohols, this in spite of, that this book is written in a mathematician advanced, for an academic mathematician, like the good part of a book is very technical. You can neither it glosses in these pages, or wade by means of dense passages of mathematical logic. It takes the concentration adds, but repays an endeavour with the picture of any out of tune with his time, and with the ready society to take all and give at all. A book has shouted questions in a course one state touched in a final tragedy, and the one who leaves some state games now in everything of our lives, in the fewer obvious ways has felt to finalise this book, which, for me, is a sign of the good book.
4 / 5 Kala
Ossia The riveting and same biography for those of knots those who are not mathematical, is enthralliing. There is extracted adds of mathematical detail in him but this does not deter a reader any mathematician in any way at all. I recommend all the world-wide the one who has seen a film 'A Game of Imitation' to read this to take to know and comprise Alan Turing as really you are. A film contains a lot little of a true history and attainments and there is the note in a small impression of some credits that says that some characters have been fictionalised. Many a history is also state and am sad that is in 2015 Oscar nominations.

Mina some critiques of a book is a coverage. I think that that it is very sad that a film has been given such prominence and has the picture of Benedict Cumberbatch on he in place of one of Alan Turing.
5 / 5 Lizette
One of some better biographies has read. It resupplies much more depth that a film and real idea to an importance of the work of Turing and his function in establishing an intelligence has based pecial report' with some the EUA. While not skating in the sexuality of Turing, this biography any glielo gets obsessed with to him to him excessively. Perhaps one the majority of the interesting appearance of a book is a question mark has shouted on Turing is esuicide'. A chance to convince is fact that, quotes some secrets Turing have known and his erratic behaviour, is increasingly be 'inconvenient' to some services of security in both sides of any Atlantic.

A fascinating read, and if yours wins has been whetted for A Game of Imitation, can not help but find this fascinating.
5 / 5 Mack
Has taken a book after reading the trailer for A Game of Imitation, a film has based to a book. That the splendid pair is.

That of the knots have not thought never after the conversation ' am normal, is eccentric'? Alan Turing was simple has imported. Inside his specialism was harp like the needle' and is regulated with founding one stirs of the mathematics now his like this Computer. His work is said to have shortened one 1939-45 war for two years.

Some careers to film so only on two hours and lunches of offers for has thought. It is the good taster for a reservation like offer more flesh a lot of digestibly. It is any of knots 'normal'?
5 / 5 Rosalia
Description of good balance of a life of the man the one who has done the enormous difference to a second world-wide war. It can have had any the one who could have fill his function but probably any one a right time. Well written for the thorough author, laborious.
4 / 5 Blanca
An a lot of entertaining film, although when being both fact and fiction, without active read at length in a @@@subject one would take the totally wrong impression as to an endeavour of real crew that sustains a Bletchly operation of Park like pointed or in fact very signalled in a film. It has been too glossed on partorisca a sake of work and a real pause by means of has not been a Eureka the pointed moment in a film. A tragic side of the life of Alan Turing has been managed a lot well, the one who the waste of the alcohol that shines - as the society has changed is attitudes .
5 / 5 Ericka
The book adds in the man adds the one who has been treated like this bad for a British establishment. Shame in that has forgotten a number adds bolt Alan Turing has saved, so only the loss his own because of shear prejudice, TEARS Alan and thank you.
4 / 5 Maudie
After looking a film is is remained daunted of the brilliance of this man and his estaca of deplorable treatment-war. I think that that it was one of some better films have not seen never in fact and afterwards has bought immediately this book and another of this website. This was the add read, exceptionally writing and the real extracted to take stuck to so much is certainly the heavy weight! The stop that reads this description and buy this book!
5 / 5 Vernita
Wonderfully Spills the light detailed to a life of Alan Turing. Each little detail that was at length has researched has given the lovely idea to the remarkable man. This in spite of, to the sure point, I so only skipped by means of the majority of some technical passages. I think that that the biographies are like this on some authors to the equal that are some people is roughly. It seats like an author has looked for to impose his level typical of knowledge on some subjects that is to be do on, which a book to good sure could have done without.
5 / 5 Tawanda
Excellent. Brilliantly and sympathetically writes 'so only likes says in a box; A lot of ideas to a government of a yesterday [and today is ]. Some humour also. I will not feign to comprise all a mathematic and technical subjects, are not the scientist or included academic but can a lot of skip these parts because included it is often staggering two liners that the mark feels up and really think a lot deeply in an all some subjects.
4 / 5 Karine
An open look in the man the one who was before his time
covers political, audience and national security but open it brota on friendship, reports and the opinion of a world of law and state been due to was state of dates.

Have question with confidence, for this one hiding and loss of his fortune, hid under the public earth gone for ever. But still a question, with that has fixed to do for advance of weeks and earths on deaths????????

Is this one of a untried admitted of investigation that has been clues of data in this book or so only could be order. The sensitive information resisted in the brain of people is so only withheld for election and of the stays out of a public domain, Whats a response ........ Sympathetic And confidence that the person always will do a right thing.
5 / 5 Yan
Are so only in the 1/4 way by means of a book. The interior a moment are the bit 'bogged down' with a mathematics a lot duquel comprise. I have expected a book to be more in a soyun' more than the estoallita humid for account unexpectedly that do. Hopefully Improve.
5 / 5 Rodolfo
Is boring. I have prendido to read with which few pages. Really no respecto roughly all this class of useless details roughly the life of Turing.
4 / 5 Diana
Are at present the student to Compute and would suggest to read east! It goes to enough the bit of depth and some of a terminology can be defiant but in general, the very interesting and that the must has read.
4 / 5 Earleen
A lot well, and very interesting regarding a development on some years, with an entrance of some diverse sources. This in spite of, found it too detailed, especially as I am not mathematical, found last it to take interested and comprise some changes subtiles in a development of some sequences in an earlier section of a book. It can be recommended reading for the person interested in the work of Alan Turing in a development of a computer.
5 / 5 Sha
This was my second reading of Andrew Hodges the excellent book that describes a character and work of an undoubted character, Alan Turing. Like the layman, has found the majority of a material a technical plus reasonably easy to comprise and digest, and a way in that an author situates some chances in the historical context helps some comprising of some complexities - both personal and technical - of the life of Turing and fine tragic. A biography for real adds of the man I for real adds. Highly recommended.
4 / 5 Stefani
Am not sure is subject @@@subject or the fashion of an author but this is not one involving read. I have persisted to a very well but can do not saying has cost an endeavour.
4 / 5 Cherish
Has looked an evening of Saturday of game of imitation , there is enjoyed a film that a lot has wanted to them read a book also, ordered it late seated and has been rid Tomorrow of Monday the brilliant service arrived in perfect condition, the Enormous book began it and already finding it difficult of the place down. Alan Turing like a increadible Man.
4 / 5 Emelda
Still so only 65 by means of this long book. Although it is in fact well it writes it is also very detailed. It can try be difficult to comprise if ossia yours a lot before introduction to an origin of computer and potentially HAVE. Perhaps try some to the first background reading likes him Turing of George Dyson Catherdral to resupply more than first context to undertake this volume.
5 / 5 Enda
There is enough the plot of discussions in some mathematicians that achieves and some use of methods to document processes. Some of those are weighed in the disposal but calm would not lose any one a lot for skipping him. I am fascinating has had program of analysis and formal formation of systems.
5 / 5 Bruno
The product adds, fast nave, excellent service! Thank you
5 / 5 Cinthia
A fantastic book! This in spite of, be warned that there is roughly heavy mathematician. Not trying swipe my own trumpet but for way of context, has taken One is in mathematician and mathematician further in a-Level (albeit the fact for the moment) and so only took it roughly everything. This in spite of, think it that it was a lot of value the bed included of your eyes glaze on in of the sure parts. For me, a mathematician is necessary to give idea the Turing he. I think that that it is a biography has better bed.
5 / 5 Shaniqua
The book adds but the little weighed to read. Quite difficult to take a concept of the work of Turing but in spite of that, an entertaining read roughly of some alcohols more never is. A film, which is based in this book, takes some liberties when it comes the historical accuracy but like an introduction to a history of Alan Turing and a Enigma diagrams, finds it really watchable.
4 / 5 Veola
TOO TECHNICAL And no DOOR WAS the CHARACTER of TURING Or The SCALE OF HIS HIT. Very INTERESTING To MATHEMATICIANS BUT A lot AT LEAST SCHOLARLY. COMPARED WITH The FILM (GAME of IMITATION ) REALLY FAILS to HELP USA COMPRISE TURING, which Is The POINT Of A BIOGRAPHY
5 / 5 Kaye
Good book for mathematicians buffs and historical. Enormous detail. A bit weighed in disposal in time.
4 / 5 Simona
Excellent book, a lot of idea to an alcohol and qualified of an extraordinary man. I have bought he out of interest and like an antidote to a ghastly film which has to that way that be amply rented and which purportedly inspired by this book. It thanks advantage a book has a coverage for real, woefully that loses of a film.
4 / 5 Warren
One of one a lot little real hero of WW II, but the one who has been condemned partorisca commit suicide because of backward seen in sexual behaviour in that then. You are the actor of entity to save Big Bretagna of collapse and invasion, as well as the founder to compute of modern age.
4 / 5 Tennille
An excellent book and very very read. Read jointly with some other books roughly the and a enigma schemes this is exited recently gives the real idea to a man and his remarkable brain and some developments that is arisen of working in a enigma project.
5 / 5 Hermila
Promptly Has received, perfect condition. I read it reason have finalised to see a film, and found a mathematics the little intimidating, a film has the plot more humanity; in all the chance, the man whose private life has done the soul has tortured. It achieves things of sound in WW2, before it kills , and thoroughly has deserved his pardon. Interesting sticking with.
4 / 5 Gerardo
Very detailed. I add bedtime reading - three pages and you am slept... Gentleman Hodges has felt obviously obliged to use each little bit of information was able to obtain. Prpers Having said that, well an endeavour of reading - a lot of @@subject that the time takes (probably month).
4 / 5 Jessie
A book is very written and gives the very good idea to a personality of the very complex man. But, you are spoilt for me for some long technical explanations of a work done. It seats as if any with less than the PHD in the mathematicians would struggle to comprise big sections of a book and like me appeal to skip reading. Perhaps it can be be treat better for the series of longitude footnotes in an end of the each chapter to the equal that would have given a reader an option of just concentrating in a narrative

Top Customer Reviews: The Five: The ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 14 ratings
5 / 5 Ursula
One researches involved in this amazing book is incredible, all a woman is human fact , sentient is that you amour and wants to achieve behind the history and give the hand to help to. Women, mothers, daughters, this fate has treated the terrible and grisley extracted. Long it has been it the ‘Ripperologist' and that has read almost all I possiblely could in a chance, has annoyed me whenever a woman was agreed so only like this of the victims, remembers to feel extremely sad partorisca and curious roughly Elizabeth Stride, his Swedish name was bad in the each document and the person have had did not question it never, has asked an author, the one who had written exstensively in some murderous his response was that you are not an expert in Swedish law!...Hallie Rubenhold, This in spite of, has taken a time and compasssion to do this with each only one of a woman. Has a respect adds thus book and an author. A narration is, in my opinion, perfect .THANKS TO the each one one involved for brining dignity behind to A Five.
5 / 5 Estela
An author is the social historian . This engrossing and disturbing the book restores a reputation of some five women has murdered in some streets of Whitechapel for Jack a Ripper. At the same time a lot they have said that some women have deserved his fate. A paper to a Time has said a murderous treated the lovely service to clear an East End of the his 'viscious inhabitants'. A writer was the senior civil servant . Some women have been murdered among , 1888 and 13 February, 1891.

A Ripper is not never state has appointed. It is assumed has killed all five women. Rubenhold Contests so only two of a five was prostitutes . Another three was simply homeless. That has linked a five has not been prostitution but alcohol. All save Mary Jane Kelly was alcoholics of the very young age. They had turned to drink in reply the tragedies that had infested his lives. Annie Chapman, for example, has lost four of his siblings the scarlet fever, and his father committed suicide. Catherine Eddowes has had an abusive husband. Mary Ann Nichols after a birth of the his fifth boy has discovered his husband was having a subject with the neighbour. It can not divorce, a law has not left divorce in some earths of adultery. As it enter a workhouse and later begins to sleep rough in Trafalgar Put. In 1887 hundreds of men of destitute and the women some same. Also it take to drink and has begun to beg to survive.

Some points of author out of the new fact, in the each chance there was few signs of the fight or sexual activity. Neither they have slept or bus. Ossia Of course conjecture, and there is inevitably more in this account. A reason is that a five was members of the class: an anonymous poor. It is of entity for like this to remark that a lot the thesis of this book is guesswork. That is not the conjecture is a parlous been of poor people, women especially, a late 19th century. Some conditions have lived in era iniquitous and degrading. They have been written on in a lot of reports and of the fine books. We affect in Whitechapel simply horrified. The rooms that has measured 8 feet for 6 feet routinely has housed 6 to 9 people. An investigation has found five girls in the bed together with the dead boy that expects funeral. Sanitation Was terrible the resulted in of the illnesses of killers like TB and anger. Where The works were available was menial and a lot has bad has paid. It was of degrading slum conditions like five is surfaced.

Ossia The poignant examination of some lives of normal women in a nineteenth late century the time of economic depression. Adapted readers the one who easy is for married women in his own with boys to find they looking for shelter in dark doorways. Like numerous pounds for main historians of a period this one for the feminist historian develops a cant and the hypocrisy associated with a sentence: Victorian values. They were riddled with hypocrisy. This account goes some way to restore dignity to five women those who was butchered in Whitechapel for a murderous stranger.

Has five parts. Each part examines a life of one of some victims. There are pictures, notes and the short bibliography.
4 / 5 Lorrie
When it Leaves is a history speaks for him, a book is wonderful. For real it is that it surprises that this history is not never be first writing, and the one who unsubstantiated rumours - and frankly falsehoods - is remained the flourish. A Ripper the victims deserve better.

This in spite of, has time when it looks unable to remain of his big horse. Yes, a sexual double level is wrong - but was still bad one first dozen times a writer mentioned it.

And yes, any one would have to that hurt prostitutes (was although one of a plus fascinating revelations is that at least 3 of some 5 victims were no such thing.) But it take the little that abuse that looks to feel that I have required to be constantly adapted of that, especially in a last whole section. In a much less, people those who actively disagrees with that is highly unlikely to be reading such the book in a first place.

The sound takes of prostitution to Londra of a time could do with reading Judith Flanders is (pbuh) work. A lot his sources looked to be clear fantasy and Victorian pornography.

In a lot of ways, my indication could be unfairly down, considering an entertainment and the instruction have derived of a lot of him. But I am spent more the time that have likes to feel like an author nailed me in a @@@cofre and berating me partorisca the faiths does not resist .
5 / 5 Virginia
This book is perhaps be one the majority of keenly anticipated in a field in fact a lot of years. The new information has been promised and the radical claims have done a lot of months for advanced. Sadly A book do not live until a hype. Quell'New information there is is limited and peripheral. Besides the worry is a fact that previously that exists the information is ignored often and/or misrepresented in a service of the very tightened agenda. Lady Rubenhold head office preoccupation is an assertion that at least three of some five canonical victims have not been prostitutes and that so only a misogyny of agents of the contemporary police and the subsequent researchers have left this reading to flourish. A subject is repeated like this insistently that a suspect that a conclusion has been predetermined and a ‘evidence' conjured for the sustain. A difficulty with his assertion this in spite of is that it is bearable so only for doctoring and misquoting some contemporary sources and ignoring another totally. It is not misled in a point; any only is there wide evidence that everything of these women was random prostitutes but this information is a lot obliging.

Comprise that writes some Cups to reserve Rubenhold tried to restore these women to personhood; but to deny a very social hurt that his vulnerable in a first place is to deny a terrible truth of his existence. His state like the random prostitutes has not been voluntary and is much less virtuous, any less deserving of our respect and compassion to having been like this.

In a side besides a book fantastically is writing and resupplies the rich context in that to situate these chances. If has a further critique is that obliging and there is detailed sometimes the narrative is woven occasionally of very scarce materiel like left a lot of interpretations (the less plausible duquel is often Tops Rubenhold is). It is so only to say that an author ‘reconstructs' chance and motivations that tin a lot and does not know based in the selective reading of a lot of terse documents. East times a book under the pure fiction.

A book has heart and would be the joy to read but for an ideological posturing. For a random reader is a immersive and sometimes moving read but thus familiar with some facts find like this wrongheaded and manipulative.
4 / 5 Alvera
A excellently the look researched and balanced to some funds of one has has murdered women. A book has said his histories, a ups and downs of his lives, in the way balanced and sympathetic. This rids is not roughly solving some killers or obsessing in a grisly details. Roughly it is spending some five women to the life and that comprises a precarious character of life of working class in Inghilterra Victorian, particularly for women. Brava!
5 / 5 Tomika
Was the bit has concerned roughly buying this book, as I thought it could go in to a gory details of as these women have been murdered, or have graphic photos: happy to say that this is not a chance. There are pictures/of photos, but at all scary. I have found A Five to be it fascinating read, informative, this in spite of tear-jerking a same time. There is the sense to take to know, and cure roughly, these women, those who, by means of any one the fault of the his own, has been infamously branded. When you Think that that that is to be write in the perpetrator whose identity still remains the mystery, is like this good to read something on some lives of Mary Ann, Annie, Elizabeth, Catherine and Mary Jane., Before I am result inextricably linked together like some victims of 'Jack a Ripper'. Good work, Hallie Rubenhold!
4 / 5 Son
Has has begun so only read this book and I can do not dipping down. Polly, Annie, Elizabeth, Catherine and Mary Jane has been forgotten for a lot of and a house is mainly be roughly the one who committed these abhorrent murderous. Hallie Rubenhold has written the wonderful book that say everything on some women those who was so that brutally it has killed it. A backside of a book is especially that imports ome victims of Jack a Ripper has not gone never 'So only prostitutes' a was daughters , women, mothers, sisters and lovers. They were women . You have been it is human '
4 / 5 Johanna
has found this book facinating and one that absorbs read roughly up to now some five victims behind some terrible chances of late 19th century Whitechapel. Interest to read on some early lives of some women killed for 'Jack A Ripper' and in fact follow his unexpected street to a fate that cut his tragically short lives. It dispel inbred Faiths on some women and dipped it tez new in his lives. It feels it it has spent it Whitechapel in a late 1800 is animadamente to the life and an almost could imagine when being in some narrow dark streets and ways of alley. I have struggled to dip this narrative down so that it speaks volumes for an author and the contained of a book.
4 / 5 Latina
This book is roughly five, poor, doing women of class, examined in to the so much detail like him to him the leaves of evidence. They were all murdered in Londra for the man the one who is not never state has taken. In spite of there when being any solid evidence in this man, has fill reservation of history with a lot of prurient details and pointless speculation in his identity. This has required to repair, and an author has done an excellent work. One 5 is all looked in a lot of ways- has suffered (that it would consider it today) like premature dead persons of familiar, of general unemployment and a particular question caused for his gender. Mina, notwithstanding his tragic death, painting the picture of a life of a working class in Inghilterra Victorian- victims of capitalism and patriarchy.
One has been the little bit of backlash on some women a lot all when being prostitutes - or perhaps more with accuracy, a supposition that was all the workers of sex . An author tries my satisfaction that this has not been a chance. These subjects, but is not a part of a book that @@subject more mine. For one 5, also thinks on some million women whose life was one same . His the contributo adds to a history of some normal people- women and men.
In a @@@1980s, has turned down a casualidades to teach History coursework diplomado ' Late Victorian Policing' reason was in reality breakings of the naff run with pictures and of the descriptions of the to of the violence of the women has drawn to attract (mostly) boys to do GCSE. The desire has had this book then!
5 / 5 Fermina
Has read a lot of books of true crime on some years, and has directed always in of the infamous killers with small has thought die to some victims. They are sure calm can all think of the cast of infamous killers, but can agree any of some victims' appoint or his histories of life? Probably I do not know you can any one, which is desperately sad. This book resupplies a reader with an incredible idea to some five victims of Jack A Ripper, Polly, Annie, Elizabeth, Catherine and Mary-Jane. Yes, they were victims of some the majority of atrocious crimes, but Helen Rubenhold is A Five finally gives these women the voice. Fantastically It Writes an author ameno 1888 Londra the life, but more importantly amena the life some five women, giving them behind his dignity, which partorisca almost 150 years have been cruelly has denied.

Like the reader of crime has read some a lot of reservation on Jack A Ripper and a lot describe some five victims like this of the prostitutes, the fact that has hid a truth in the real life of some women is, (so only one of some five women has sold his organism for money). Still behind in 1888 some victims of Jack A Ripper has been infested for ‘here dictated and speculation, was shaped and embellished to do some crimes more newsworthy (the sound familiarised?). As the majority of some victims there has been no permanent ceiling in his bosses or the husband to protect them, has been seen to be outcasts and like this considered to be bribed and impure, has faced violence, abuse, the day has lived to the day, hungry, cold and unloved, has gone any marvel each one which so only one of a woman had struggled with addiction of alcohol.

To an end of the circumstances of his short life for each woman has changed, any by means of misfortune or of the bad elections. Perceived to be the women “rote neither” or “the women fallen” is” to arrive to this point has been treated with contempt, and still in death a mill of rumour spewed fail indictments and aimed little compassion for a Ripper victims. Any of some women have been treated like this of the individual victims in dead persons, but was banded near like some victims of “a unfortunate classifies”, which me angry and incredibly sad. For a first time never any one has taken a time to share his histories, is desperately sad and harrowing but some the same time sees them like this the woman is, daughters, and mothers, those who has faced adversary, and poverties, where every day was to struggle for survival, sometimes the wrong elections have been done, but then some elections these women have had was very limited for circumstances.

Helen Rubenhold descriptions of Londra in 1888 is described animadamente, some sounds, some smells, a doss houses, overcrowded slums, some pubs, the transport has retreated to an age where poverty, to the malnutrition and the illness were rife. It is obvious an author there is at length has researched his subject. Although some parts are speculative, there is incrustado so much factual detail where never possible. It have to that mention, are expecting gruesome details of some killers of these five women, or another theory to a ripper identity then this rids will not be for you. If you are looking for the powerful book, this blends true crime and a ossia rich in detail historical, this gives the voice to FiveWoman, Polly, Annie, Elizabeth, Catherine and Mary-Jane, then A Five is to good sure the book would recommend.
5 / 5 Aracelis
This book is perhaps be a more keenly anticipated in a field in fact a lot of years. The new information has been promised and the radical claims have done a lot of months for advanced. Sadly A book do not live until a hype. Quell'New information there is is limited and peripheral. Besides the worry is a fact that previously that exists the information is ignored often and/or misrepresented in a service of the very tightened agenda. Lady Rubenhold head office preoccupation is an assertion that at least three of some five canonical victims have not been prostitutes and that so only a misogyny of agents of the contemporary police and the subsequent researchers have left this reading to flourish. A subject is repeated like this insistently that a suspect that a conclusion has been predetermined and a ‘evidence' conjured for the sustain. A difficulty with his assertion this in spite of is that it is bearable so only for doctoring and misquoting some contemporary sources and ignoring another totally. It is not misled in a point; any only is there wide evidence that everything of these women was random prostitutes but this information is a lot obliging.

Comprise that writes some Cups to reserve Rubenhold tried to restore these women to personhood; but to deny a very social hurt that his vulnerable in a first place is to deny a terrible truth of his existence. His state like the random prostitutes has not been voluntary and is much less virtuous, any less deserving of our respect and compassion to having been like this.

In a side besides a book fantastically is writing and resupplies the rich context in that to situate these chances. If has a further critique is that obliging and there is detailed sometimes the narrative is woven occasionally of very scarce materiel which leaves a lot of interpretations (the less plausible duquel is often Tops Rubenhold is). It is so only to say that an author ‘reconstructs' chance and motivations that tin a lot and does not know based in the selective reading of a lot of terse documents. East times a book under the pure fiction.

A book has heart and would be the joy to read but for an ideological posturing. For a random reader is a immersive and sometimes moving read but thus familiar with some facts find like this wrongheaded and manipulative.
4 / 5 Ji
has read a lot of books of true crime on some years, and has directed always in of the infamous killers with small has thought die to some victims. They are sure calm can all think of the cast of infamous killers, but can agree any of some victims' appoint or his histories of life? Probably I do not know you can any one, which is desperately sad. This book resupplies a reader with an incredible idea to some five victims of Jack A Ripper, Polly, Annie, Elizabeth, Catherine and Mary-Jane. Yes, they were victims of some the majority of atrocious crimes, but Helen Rubenhold is A Five finally gives these women the voice. Fantastically It Writes an author ameno 1888 Londra the life, but more importantly amena the life some five women, giving them behind his dignity, which partorisca almost 150 years have been cruelly has denied.

Like the reader of crime has read some a lot of reservation on Jack A Ripper and a lot describe some five victims like this of the prostitutes, the fact that has hid a truth in the real life of some women is, (so only one of some five women has sold his organism for money). Still behind in 1888 some victims of Jack A Ripper has been infested for ‘here dictated and speculation, was shaped and embellished to do some crimes more newsworthy (the sound familiarised?). As the majority of some victims there has been no permanent ceiling in his bosses or the husband to protect them, has been seen to be outcasts and like this considered to be bribed and impure, has faced violence, abuse, the day has lived to the day, hungry, cold and unloved, has gone any marvel each one which so only one of a woman had struggled with addiction of alcohol.

To an end of the circumstances of his short life for each woman has changed, any by means of misfortune or of the bad elections. Perceived to be the women “rote neither” or “the women fallen” is” to arrive to this point has been treated with contempt, and still in death a mill of rumour spewed fail indictments and aimed little compassion for a Ripper victims. Any of some women have been treated like this of the individual victims in dead persons, but was banded near like some victims of “a unfortunate classifies”, which me angry and incredibly sad. For a first time never any one has taken a time to share his histories, is desperately sad and harrowing but some the same time sees them like this the woman is, daughters, and mothers, those who has faced adversary, and poverties, where every day was to struggle for survival, sometimes the wrong elections have been done, but then some elections these women have had was very limited for circumstances.

Helen Rubenhold descriptions of Londra in 1888 is described animadamente, some sounds, some smells, a doss houses, overcrowded slums, some pubs, the transport has retreated to an age where poverty, to the malnutrition and the illness were rife. It is obvious an author there is at length has researched his subject. Although some parts are speculative, there is incrustado so much factual detail where never possible. It have to that mention, are expecting gruesome details of some killers of these five women, or another theory to a ripper identity then this rids will not be for you. If you are looking for the powerful book, this blends true crime and a ossia rich in detail historical, this gives the voice to FiveWoman, Polly, Annie, Elizabeth, Catherine and Mary-Jane, then A Five is to good sure the book would recommend.
4 / 5 Dominque
Has found this book facinating and one that absorbs read roughly up to now some five victims behind some terrible chances of late 19th century Whitechapel. Interest to read on some early lives of some women killed for 'Jack A Ripper' and in fact follow his unexpected street to a fate that cut his tragically short lives. It dispel inbred Faiths on some women and dipped it tez new in his lives. It feels it it has spent it Whitechapel in a late 1800 is animadamente to the life and an almost could imagine when being in some narrow dark streets and ways of alley. I have struggled to dip this narrative down so that it speaks volumes for an author and the contained of a book.
4 / 5 Toccara
Ossia The glorious piece , sustained of micro history.
For a first time some lives of a five like this-has called victims 'canonical' of Jack a Ripper has been propiciado the life detailed. And 'life' is an emphasis, how is some the alive individual women that is to examine. Halftone To an atrocious context of Whitechapel (&, more in of the general terms, British society) of this era., Each one that like this of them am resulted fully-rounded, sympathetic & understandable characters.
Is for real recognition-of-force. A writing are lucidas & plenary of connectivity, with the dramatic & narrative appeal that spends a whole account by means of. Absolutely persuasive. It is the masterclass in the history written both of some subordinated up & with the narrow house ... This although it control on the searchlight to a main & society wider when these five unfortunate the victims have lived.
One of a better no-the books of fiction have read for years!

Top Customer Reviews: Difficult Women: A ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 12 ratings
4 / 5 Carlene
A wonderful idea in of the female figures add in the history and I say utmost because it covers like this to a large extent ignored and uncovered (in of the books) women. It is like this interesting and educational closing to any the one who law the plot of feminist histories. An inspiring book, some these shows is those that further still has to that go, but that it is far come also. The books like this are required partorisca adapt people and promote a fight from now on.

Thanks to netgalley and an editor partorisca the free copy partorisca a sincere opinion
4 / 5 Demarcus
History of part; it splits self-evident, the Difficult women is absolutely fascinating partorisca begin to finalise. Helen Lewis explains in his a lot of entertaining and easy-to-the way read some battles of entities in equality of gender of some last years of hundred or so much and examine – warts and all – some women those who won. Of the princess the one who there has been his clitoris surgically has moved in pursuit of liking to a founder of women shelters those who now hangs was with MRAs, these are incredible histories of incredible women. Lewis celebrates his 'hamper' and his humanity - is both laugh out of strong ape and intensely moving in time. But this is not so only the history, is partorisca wake he-on calls that many these fights are distant many on and in the age of performative wokeness and the virtue that signal, is clarion has called the real action.

Is like this scarce to find the book ossia both like this factually that it interest this in spite of also such the like. Has an intellectual rigour of Simone of Beauvoir but a readability of Caitlin Alive. Lewis says some histories in report his own life and can be like this inspiring like present is writing on. His self-evident partorisca the fifth wave of feminism feels likes one of some the majority of things of the entity written this year. You love it absolutely, and they are not even the woman. Also a coverage is stunning and looks awesome in mine bookshelves.
5 / 5 Madison
Ossia The really accessible and inspiring book roughly women that British has struggled partorisca equal legislations in some tones battlegrounds of divorce, a vote, sex, game, security, amour, education, time (to the equal that in ‘me time'), abortion and ‘the legislation to be difficult' (the meaning a lot always has to that adhere to an ideal of feminine level partorisca be ladylike, disinterested, passive etc.)

‘Difficult Women' in this context does not mean ‘earthy' or ‘obnoxious' but something more looked the ‘complicated'. Pioneers of the women have not gone always ‘of the good' people, and sometimes his visas is unpalatable to modern feminists – so that it was to the his contemporaries - but an author contests that no calm always has to that it has directed the perfect life or be the saint to deserve equal legislations.

A good example of the now discredited (in some circles) the feminist icon is in a chapter on ‘Security' in a movement of shelter and, especially, Erin Pizzey. Erin has founded some first British women shelter in Chiswick in 1971 but sadly is now be all but airbrushed out of a shelter the history of the movement because of his support for the movement of legislations of some men that promotes a view that violence more domestic is reciprocal and for has caused so much. It is the history complicated and one in that exited of person particularly well.

A lot of some women have mentioned to deserve to be very better known. It is not everything in Emmeline Pankhurst and Mary Wollstonecraft (those imports although they were) but also Caroline Norton (those who, has denied the divorce and access to his boys in an early nineteen century, has begun for the campaign to the equal that headed to a step of a Guard of Law of Girls 1839, a Law of Matrimonial Causes 1857 and the law of Property of some Married Women 1870), Iris Parr (@@@1920s professional woman footballer and an only inaugural inductee the Room of English Football of Afamada) and Jayaben Desai (the one who has struggled takes hard-working' right in Grunwick in 1976).

Helen Lewis, an author, is the a lot of personable and witty writer and, as it looks in television quite the bit, calm almost can listen his voice in your boss to the equal that are reading.
5 / 5 Leonore
That he jolly the well has read. Ape, informative and uplifting.
All the knots blokes read this prpers and our partners probably would be to the happiest plot.
4 / 5 Alita
The difficult women is the perfectly returning title thus book; any reasons were difficult but reason is to good sure to the equal that have been portrayed at the same time. Difficult in this sense in fact means authorised, inspired and no fearful to speak a brutal truth. Any one simply that accepts that the women have to so only bet up and has closed up in a lack of legislations has or has had once in comparison to men. They are the believer in bylines in egalitarianism (equal legislations for all the world-wide) to the equal that classify like the feminist but also any the one who looks for equality by means of a joint. I have a lot of bed, a lot of books in this @@subject this in spite of this was like this refreshing and original that test that have been often neglected in of the terms of his attainments. Sometimes done-has based nonfiction can be dry and he slog but has found this was eminently readable and run by means of his thoroughly enjoyable to to the pages like to them the book of fiction. It calls those of you the one who wishes to learn more in a history of feminism to choose this up. It is a lot of value your time. A lot thanks to Vintage for an ARC.
4 / 5 Yahaira
Are not one for history or of the books roughly feminism, but like me the facts and fascinating women - which is exactly that volume with this book. Lewis is the sassy writer, with a capacity to take you to historical moments and really feel that it was like to be after the women those who struggled for his legislations by means of hundreds of years. Endlessly Pleasant, a footnotes have an alcohol of Terry Pratchett, and present you on hire purchase technicians like pherical bastard' (which has been attacked of the scientist for the a lot of reason especially) and wins laugh out of strong so much that it can require it consider yes calms really can read this book in public transport. (My joint: HE. Some world-wide needs more than laughing noisily in a train).

Buy likes the present for any, but has been enjoyed particularly for humans those who enjoy to learn new things, laughing in of the pleasant things, and welling up in of the subjects of social justice.
4 / 5 Elia
Thanks to NetGalley and an editor for this ARC.

Has read enough the few books roughly the history of the feminism and the women, as I am coming to this feeling has known the majority of some big histories in a fight. Chico, has been bad. A majority of some women has mentioned in this book I never included listened of, and are Lewis like this happy has written on him. A structure of a book, dipping was that all some subject intertwine and winners a fight dips a groundwork for another, was brilliant and thoroughly involving. And especially, this book was that it underlines alentador a lot this less very known the calm feminist helps to see that calm does not have to that be perfect to help a cause. A must-read for all the world.
5 / 5 Eilene
A wonderful idea in of the female figures add in the history and I say utmost reasons covers like this to a large extent ignored and uncovered (in of the books) women. It is like this interesting and educational closing to any the one who law to plot of feminist histories. An inspiring book, some these shows is those that further still has to that go, but that it is far come also. The books like this are required to adapt people and promote a fight from now on.

Thanks to netgalley and an editor for the free copy for a sincere opinion
5 / 5 Roslyn
has adored absolutely this feminist historical book. Helen Lewis has chosen 11 fights that the women have struggled to obtain equality with men, and submerges deep to some women those who was behind him. Any one only presenting a airbrushed version, that a suffragettes struggled for liberty, and Marie Stopes advised on contraception, but really submerging in deep and that recognises that sometimes, the transmission is won for one the majority of extreme of the ours peers, and a lot everything of his opinions and stances will be in accordance with sensibility of modern day. Neither still with those of the his peers at the same time. Covering votes, work, sex, amour, game, divorce, and more, Lewis covers the row of subjects with the frank and irreverent talent that spends it refreshing reality when struggling that it is distant a lot on, but has it chequered history to contend with. Covering feminists those who has think that a vote so only would owe that be extended to owners of the married property and to the contraception defends the one who the eugenics has sustained, Lewis any one shy out of some unpleasant appearances of infighting and schisms in feminist activism. Fully conscious of a fact that that the feminism is more than the only unifying movement, but the diverse collection of people those who believe in some social, political and economic equality of some sexes (for Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie), and those who do not go to adapt never in a better way to achieve this. Probably reason comprises perhaps the averages of a population of a world, if no more? As Lewis chooses his 11 fights, and submerges deep to a structure which has mark, warts and unpalatable opinions and everything. Of archival investigation the telephone interviews, the travesías to interview a founder of some first women takes refuge in United Kingdom, the one who now campaigns for the legislations of the men, Lewis a lot of flinch out of one clashed, sometimes that confuses underbelly of the legislations and the women of the women litigate. Presented throughout with a acknowledgement that women - all the women - is imperfect and have his own particular sprains, which will vary of person the person, Lewis also maps a race, gender, class, and flanges of sexuality the one who intertwine with a feminist movement, whenever it recognises that has a lot of elements of intersectional feminism that for his a lot of conflict of character with each another. Nuanced And layered, ossia immediately it prime minister for feminism and a studio fulfilled of eleven complex, oftentimes messy fights. When being a lot does not take you anywhere - the fights are won, and praise of transmission, for difficult women. And Lewis has collected (and stands go in) some better of them.
5 / 5 Lauran
Has an erroneous perception that a work of the feminism has been already fact and the modern British feminists no longer have anything that imports to struggle stops. The difficult women uses some hard-the legal fights have won of history to show so only the one who precarious ours legislations are, and like purity (of has thought, behaviour and politician) can be an enemy of progress. Highly recommended for any the one who sees the sea of injustice but is fearful of mecer a boat.
4 / 5 Kelvin
I have read this book in test and has been recommending it by all the world never of then. Fluently, wittily writing, each chapter centres enciphers key (or figures) of feminist history in a context of the subject particular: divorce, leisure, abortion, work and like this on. Lewis is a empathetic and the intelligent writer and a book is easy to digest, although information contains. Perhaps more radical is Lewis' balance and advantage, the sound asks empathy, but has to that well sure that this will look for to be easily one the majority of feminist book that imports of then Caitlin Live - and dip it to the long of a street of the travesía the equality.
5 / 5 Tamra
Helen Lewis is possibly an only journalist whose work will read to all the cost of a subject. His prose is insightful, witty, drilling, urgent and stylish. It is on fire in of the Difficult Women, that burn by means of any iconic femisits the one who has changed his worlds and a world, some that has been loathsome. Ossia Of entity. The history is replete with men that has done heroic things and was also utter douchebags, but more often that no, give his douchbaggery spends he partorisca a heroism. How it is quoted, 'A lot of behaved the women do not make history '. The difficult women is some histories of 11 brilliant, hard, troublesome warriors, and is in his shoulders. You owe that buy this book.

Top Customer Reviews: The ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 30 ratings
4 / 5 Verlene
Formed: Paperback Rehashed history of some crosses more than any idea to a templers. Very little in a templers his, the one who was, reason was like this effective both in a battlefield or in banking, reasons and to the equal that has had such an amazing increase and fallen. A real disappointment to the equal that like harm jones like an author but this feels like this need to take a next book was partorisca pay a mortgage more than the work of amour or any new idea.
4 / 5 Raquel
Formed: Kindle Edition My interest in a Templars has been initiated by mine local kirk graveyard in Inchinnan, Renfrew , which has several ancient gravestones of a reign of king David I and Malcolm IV . It was intrigued partorisca discover , of this book, a history for behind these prompt Temper tombs and a Templars they.
A big Tempers history , that follows an invasion of Palestinian in 1099 , to a battle of Hattin in 1187 is the data in detail adds, clue for an attack of a Templars wealth for some French kings. A Tempar game of final ,is , like this always, the history of a never increasing entropy, ossia history .
Some Tombs in Kirk yard now has the history !
4 / 5 Deeann
Formed: Paperback has had my doubts in both an author (when being the figure of half comunicacionales good known) and a content - with a Templars when being the chewed-was subject for, like the writer calls it, the coterie partorisca Temper and theorists of conspiracy.

But has not been disappointed. Harm Jones in fact has the a lot of captivating way to write, to any too academic prose that it is quite accessible. It is a lot the trace backs big in my consideration like a historian - still I fight that looks the TV-personality.

A history is very a lot structured and presented of original, appealing corners. Some crosses, fascinating histories in them, is dipped mostly averts to direct in a formation and increase of an order.
External of the chapter in Tempering in culture of pop, does not have any room for some popular myths of a Templars, which is like this well like Templars like an institute was already the worthy spectacular history to be said as it was.

The majority has been illustrated for maps very clear. This in spite of with books like these I can not stress my desire enough to have more graphs of timelines, dress and manoeuvre milite ect. Like this often the picture says more than the pair of pages of text (and a lot so only grouped in the few half pages of a book). But it looks to remain the academician taboo to illustrate books and to do them more accessible.
5 / 5 Tessie
Formed: Kindle Edition Very very read. It says a real history of a Templars warts and everything and develops some true passions, motives and cruelties of some Crosses.
A lot Recommended.
5 / 5 Sadye
Formed: Kindle the edition Simply writing and concise. I have not known Never the plot in a Templars external of Hollywood but thanks to Harm, am much clearer. Very sad likes all has arrived to his final and lies of aims that cruel can ruin things. If it likes-you yours mediaeval history, pleases read this, is the thrilling page turner.
4 / 5 Edythe
Formed: Paperback are around the third of a way by means of and enjoying this book immensely. Like a historian any meeting is speaking down mine, and clearly was easily accessible to the a lot of or the historian has interested. It likes-me a level of use of source, of both a point of seen Christian and Muslim. The books of history can be dry, and reservation like this Mediaeval is now so only bedtime reading more than professionals, this returns a bill amiably, informative and in depth but not drying. Suitably anecdotal And my creation has preferred: chronological. A boy knows his material, and I like a fact that no unsupported tests, my hate of pet.
5 / 5 Ursula
Formed: Kindle Edition This book gives the good account of an increase and fall of a Templars, taking in his functions in some Crosses and a Reconquest and his final dissolution. It is a lot of-writing and organised in a sense that says a history for order of date, as each flow of chapter of course of some forward a. A narrative is supported by maps and of the pictures that was comfortably readable in mine Kindle Paperwhite, but yes love a version of the calm colour then will require partorisca buy a paperback or use the Kindle Fire.

Ossia The good bed partorisca an interested layman, but is more probably partorisca benefit the reader the one who is studying some Crosses in detail.
4 / 5 Estela
Formed: Kindle Quality of the edition read that there is enjoyed immensely. The swipes was a Tempers myths and develops an actuality - you any disorder with them militarily and has been betrayed for some a lot of people those who would have to has appreciated his only values - has sold down a river partorisca insignificant avidity.
5 / 5 Lorrie
Formed: Kindle the edition taken the moment partorisca read this book but is the very good account of some Knights Tempers. Formed by an incumbent pope partorisca struggle a infidels partorisca protect Constantinopla of Saladin and his Saracens. Of day a some Crosses have struggled the battle partorisca lose. A Saracens was an effective struggling force and of nine of each ten times have won easily his enemies; addition to a fact that struggled in his own backyard has not helped some Crusaders.
Has suffered an ignominy of investigations for a French class Philip a just and is so only to them! The majority of a loyal Tempers is has been executed and disbanded a prompt 13th century. The legend the duty the little still survived partorisca protect a Saint Grail. His descendants are the part of the secret organisation that still fulfil but ossia apparently folklore
4 / 5 Virginia
Formed: Paperback So only that has required, the ,the account writes well of as 'bank' a big plus of Some Average Ages' was too big to fail, or has been?
Accounts of sound of one struggling with some for real crazy Glorious Masters, the call of legendary circle of military psychopaths inspired by God. Coverage any bells?
5 / 5 Malinda
Rehashed History of some crosses more than any idea to a templers. Very little in a templers his, the one who was, reason was like this effective both in a battlefield or in banking, reasons and to the equal that has had such an amazing increase and fallen. A real disappointment to the equal that like harm jones like an author but this feels like this need to take a next book was partorisca pay a mortgage more than the work of amour or any new idea.
5 / 5 Carmen
My interest in a Templars has been initiated by my venue kirk graveyard in Inchinnan, Renfrew , which has several ancient gravestones of a reign of king David I and Malcolm IV . It was intrigued partorisca discover , of this book, a history for behind these prompt Temper tombs and a Templars they.
A big Tempers history , that follows an invasion of Palestinian in 1099 , to a battle of Hattin in 1187 is the data in detail adds, clue for an attack of a Templars wealth for some French kings. A Tempar game of final ,is , like this always, the history of a never increasing entropy, ossia history .
Some Tombs in Kirk yard now has the history !
5 / 5 Seth
Has Had my doubts in both an author (when being the figure of half comunicacionales good known) and a content - with a Templars when being the chewed-was @@subject for, like the writer calls it, the coterie partorisca Temper and theorists of conspiracy.

But has not been disappointed. Harm Jones in fact has the a lot of captivating way to write, to any too academic prose that it is quite accessible. It is a lot the trace backs big in my consideration like a historian - still I fight that looks the TV-personality.

A history is very a lot structured and presented of original, appealing corners. Some crosses, fascinating histories in them, is dipped mostly averts to direct in a formation and increase of an order.
External of the chapter in Tempering in culture of pop, does not have any room for some popular myths of a Templars, which is like this well like Templars like an institute was already the worthy spectacular history to be said as it was.

The majority has been illustrated for maps very clear. This in spite of with books like these I can not stress my desire enough to have more graphs of timelines, dress and manoeuvre milite ect. Like this often the picture says more than the pair of pages of text (and a lot so only grouped in the few half pages of a book). But it looks to remain the academician taboo to illustrate books and to do them more accessible.
5 / 5 Rolf
Are around the third of a way by means of and enjoying this book immensely. Like a historian any meeting is speaking down mine, and clearly was easily accessible to the a lot of or the historian has interested. It likes-me a level of use of source, of both a point of seen Christian and Muslim. The books of history can be dry, and reservation like this Mediaeval is now so only bedtime reading more than professional, this returns a bill amiably, informative and in depth but not drying. Suitably anecdotal And my creation has preferred: chronological. A boy knows his material, and I like a fact that no unsupported tests, my hate of pet.
5 / 5 Novella
Very very read. It says a real history of a Templars warts and all and develops some true passions, motives and cruelties of some Crosses.
A lot Recommended.
5 / 5 Andera
Simply writing and concise. I have not known Never to plot in a Templars external of Hollywood but thanks to Harm, am much clearer. Very sad likes all has arrived to his final and lies of aims that cruel can ruin things. If it likes-you yours mediaeval history, pleases read this, is the thrilling page turner.
5 / 5 Roberta
This book gives the good account of an increase and fall of a Templars, taking in his functions in some Crosses and a Reconquest and his final dissolution. It is a lot of-writing and organised in a sense that says a history for order of date, as each flow of chapter of course of some forward a. A narrative is supported by maps and of the pictures that was comfortably readable in mine Kindle Paperwhite, but yes love a version of the calm colour then will require to buy a paperback or use it Kindle Fire.

Ossia The good bed for an interested layman, but is more probably to benefit the reader the one who is studying some Crosses in detail.
4 / 5 Kalyn
The quality read that there is enjoyed immensely. The swipes was a Tempers myths and develops an actuality - you any disorder with them militarily and has been betrayed for some a lot of people those who would have to has appreciated his only values - has sold down a river for insignificant avidity.
4 / 5 Mignon
Wonderfully Researched and lyrically said, ossia real history , with load of intrigue and interest, and any of a lurid mystery and fantasy that usually surrounds A Templars.

While I am disappointed slightly to find that there Grail the connection is mythical, ossia still the fabulously gripping history, jam-packed with facts and statisticians and an idea that eye of explosions to a criminality of national and religious rulers in some half ages.

A piece to break of history, deliciously do fault up.
5 / 5 Hallie
Took To him the moment to read this book but is the very good account of some Knights Tempers. Formed by an incumbent pope to struggle a infidels to protect Constantinopla of Saladin and his Saracens. Of day a some Crosses have struggled the battle to lose. A Saracens was an effective struggling force and of nine of each ten times have won easily his enemies; addition to a fact that struggled in his own backyard has not helped some Crusaders.
Has suffered an ignominy of investigations for a French class Philip a just and is so only to them! The majority of a loyal Tempers is has been executed and disbanded a prompt 13th century. The legend the duty the little still survived to protect a Saint Grail. His descendants are the part of the secret organisation that still fulfil but ossia apparently folklore
5 / 5 Aleen
So only that has required, the ,the account writes well of as 'bank' a big plus of Some Average Ages' was too big to fail, or has been?
Accounts of sound of one struggling with some for real crazy Glorious Masters, the call of legendary circle of military psychopaths inspired by God. Coverage any bells?
5 / 5 Isidro
Totally engrossing and find the very easy bed. Nizza partorisca Take some facts and a unbiased visas of both some people and some religions have involved. Partorisca See like the people are partorisca use and a cost of human bolt is surprising. That meeting fascinating is that a politics that is to be involve then has not changed one a lot on some last 800 years. If you want to this of historical novels is the must .
4 / 5 Meagan
This looks an excellent book , but clearly is not light reading. I have not begun reading a text still, although I have read enough in a start to @give that requires the best to take surrounding chances in history to be able of the comprise. I have ordered the sample of “An Empty Crown” and will buy concealed and read the prime minister, so that I can comprise that a Tempers is was roughly.
4 / 5 Chloe
Rids really interesting in some Knights Templars in that the group of poor warriors , Christian investigation to defend a faith in the Christian controlled Jerusalem this develops to the paramilitary groups these rests of history among truth and pure fiction.
5 / 5 Harvey
Has read fragment in a Templars in a lot of books of history but never has comprised fully a workings of an order. I have found a book to be extremely informative. I think that that Dan Jones dips out of some good facts and leaves a reader to form his own opinions in a morality of some varied activities that A Templars has undertaken.
4 / 5 Loyd
I amour Dan Jones. His series in a Plantaganets has been full stop as when I have seen this book in a Templars I has has had to that the buy. It says in of the normal words, narrative sum, almost can listen his voice that he the described. At present looking there is Sotterrato: the knights Temper on canal of History like these bonds of book in perfectly.
5 / 5 Sylvie
Has read several books in a Templars. Ossia A prime minister 'down will hold it the book has had a pleasure to read. This an is not for conspiracy junkies. A detail is impressive, one feels is factual, and a fashion to write is easy to read. Excellent.
4 / 5 Leila
Ossia A sincere and unbiased account of a Templars, his increase to power during some Crosses, and his downfall. There is the wealth of information, and certainly would be suitable for any student suddenly of meso-oriental history. This in spite of, has no the found like this easy to read as his another reservation, and in timing a wealth of information is resulted tedious. I am fearful for this reason so only can give 3 stars.
4 / 5 Wendell
Excellent read. A lot of paced and interesting, Harm Jones maintained involved with this history a whole way by means of. That can have been the dusty and the boring history was alive and interesting. Five stars.
5 / 5 Santo
I really enjoyed this book - was both informative and entertaining. A present author some facts and a prose is well has presented. Too much often the histories can be very dry and difficult to read, but this is not one of them.

Top Customer Reviews: House of Glass: The ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 13 ratings
4 / 5
Partorisca A generation of war of the estaca that spends for some vicisitudes of social distancing and the panic that spent of the basin goes ossia the startling memory that real deprivation that the real people have suffered in a mid 20th century. You defy a lot partorisca be moved the tears with some histories in this book.. True histories of shameful persecution, deprivation, loss but hips triumphs in bad.
Never again? If so only we could expect that this would be true.
Thank you Hadley partorisca the history of your familiar that is a history shared for a lot of people of different faiths. The aversion does not know any flange and seldom discriminates.
Be bondadoso. We are all some people.
4 / 5
Had decided to buy this book because it likes-me journalism of Freeman of Hadley in a Guardian. They are also nosey and like the history familiarised good. I have then read the description of him, which attacked like this never like this sneeringly anti Semitic, to the long of some lines of which more than these boring histories of grubby small Jews and his grubby small families and to the equal that was almost all massacred in some camps in WW2 is has supposed to read? Usual right wing Tory patronising craps, can escape with him now, bo jo is such the gas. So that I confirmed in my decision. They are like this happy has bought a book. I have been to Yad Vashem, has read roughly Gentleman Schindler and has seen a film. I am not Hebrew, at least one the aunt Adds has think that Hitler there has been one creates well, and an atrocious disorder has left of a rampant anti semitism of Gentleman Corbyn the defenders in a Labour Party me @give that this book and another likes him precise to be published, in a hope that to at all likes does not spend never again.
5 / 5
This was the I really adds read. Entirely fascinating especially in a depth of anti-Semitism in first France of the. War, any one Hitler so only and his final solution
4 / 5
the book has researched Meticulously that covers the history this is to be say long, in a lot of ways, but wonderfully original and accessible. It was totally engrossed and loved by a way a volume of knots of the history until a present day. A triumph.
4 / 5
Some characters, if I can call him that, in this gripping the history is like this a lot-has drawn. Yes, they were or it is real people , but an author an incredible work to spend them the life for a reader. Read in time like the novel and has said the familiar but necessary history in the heart-wrenching, but never schmoopy, way.
5 / 5
Ossia The fantastic book . It is part memoir, thriller of part, splits social history and the page turner throughout. Possibly my favourite book of a year like this far and had to truth gripped.
5 / 5
This was the really a lot of writing, gripping and emotional account. Strongly recommended
5 / 5
began It so only but writes like this well and like this hooked already. If you are the personal histories or modern history I highly recommend.
5 / 5
This has to that be the nightmare so that they deny a past Holocaust or that was to exaggerate. After all a film and the evidence have had, unfortunately still exist. A very detailed history of the character familiarised Hebrew in his endeavours to survive Germania that tries matarprpers. They escape in France, the majority of them and then has to that survive a French trying matarprpers ossia Vichy France. A lot very on like France has tried to touch down his collaboration with some Nazi. Also habladurías of as Poland was/ is anti-semite and like them behaved in WW2. Ironic that the majority of a family is been born 20 kilometres of Auschwitz. Interesting that passive and aggressive Jews fared down horrific circumstances.
A name of a game was survival and some he and some no. Two of a family has been in the wealth and sucedido utmost after a war. Some habladurías of book of as the holocaust has effected some grandchildren of some survivors, said of another way,, an ache and the suffering have not finalised in 1945 with a Nuremberg tests.
The a lot of lines add in a book. Has-liked me is one , 'Freeman boys, like a Glass siblings, is a eloquent argue in favour of character in nurture. In spite of having a ganadería identical Rum and Ritch is like this different likes Alex and Jaques' speech roughly to the equal that to try to assimilate and look normal some Hebrew people the desperate things that comprises to change his names.
I like a way ameno in Triumph in an end with all his dog-whistles and how is like this reminiscent of fascist leaders in a 30s. Regarding the PLOT AGAINST AMSTERDAM or HE COULD not SPEND HERE, the think a last is a plus prescient.
Has not been to clear if his adolescent anorexia has been due to a fallout.
5 / 5
Has taken this audible book after listening to an interview with an author in the podcast.
Bought it on audible to the equal that has far too many books to read and I have thought the voice to be of an author a voice of the good history teller, or History teller?
Well, I “binge listen” his in some last two days and there is has finalised now a book in record time. Shopping the hard copy.
In spite of my ‘pseudonym', are not of Hebrew down, as I can not say that it can dip me in some shoes of an author, or of his parents, given my group of age.
This in spite of can identify with and comprise some characters like this clearly that felt emotional in time.
A lot very researched (the history of 20th century is hobby of mine ). Congratulations!
4 / 5
Ossia A fascinating history of the European/familiarised Hebrew a 20th century. They are ready, dynamic, creative, incredibly brave and triumph (almost all) in a face of the disasters that comprises WW2. They are furriers , modistos, inventors, trafficante of art, heroine of control, foreign legionnaires and exiles. It is the wonderful bed, very said and dips everything is spending for the perspective.
5 / 5
fascinating, insightful And fantastically writing. Has does not love this to finalise.
5 / 5
Ossia In and of him an interesting (and, in of the places, inherently moving) account of a Hebrew experience a twentieth century, but was alarmed for real for a normal and leaden prose, which has done this feels lumpen and cry it to read. A lot complacent writing and modifying.

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4 / 5 Olivia
The difference of another description will say you the one who a book is roughly. The historians have has asked long these questions on some have industrialised slaughter of Jews, Quakers, homosexual, some handicapped persons and in fact very said partorisca be misfits. In the first place, when it has done some allies in the first place listen on some killers? As, reason his at all roughly L? Partorisca Date, some responses have been: reason was dreaded POWs would suffer has done . Besides, a war in 1942/3 was bad partorisca some allies in the earth and the mar. have Had other priorities. Also bombing the precision been missing of. Some casualidades the paste some link to drive to some camps of the death or one camps him was very small. The bombs have lost frequently the aim for five or more miles. And in 1942 a lot it has believed it some histories of deliberate murder like some rumours and / or grossly has exaggerated.

This book has said a remarkable history of as the band of Polo resisters the death has risked repeatedly to obtain attentive documentation on some killers in Auschwitz to send he in Londra.

A report for Witold Pilecki has not been deciphered until a late @@@1960s. His edges, Andrzej, has taken the full big briefcase of the files of his father and his codes. They have said an extraordinary history. Living in Poland, Pilecki has taken prendido in 1941 to be envoy Auschwitz. You are married with two boys. His aim was to gather intelligence.

Before it escape in 1943 sends was in code inform with which informs, each plenary of statistics, in a typhus, some gas chambers, a starvation, and a crematorium. An underground of Warsaw has taken these reports and took them in Londra and Washington. They have been refused like this of the rumours. Any until April 1944 a world takes to look. Still then it has not taken any action. We require to agree before being critical that a horrific the crimes have informed was some never before found in Europe. A lot pocolos could accept that the Germans could commit such bestial crimes.

Pilecki Was the very brave man. After escaping fight for a Polish underground and is mediated in a mixed. In 1948, you are accused of treachery for some Polish communists and has shot. Today it is the national hero .

An author has paid particular attention the accuracy. It spends a lot of years examining some archive in Poland, United Kingdom, Israele, Germania, and Amsterdam. He also interviewed a lot surviving. The notes and the bibliography take on almost cientos pages. There is a lot of little speculatjon in this glorious work, scholar. Fairweather The still active show a lot to learn on some fields of murder in Poland.
4 / 5 Jacqueline
Fascinating History of the determination to expose of a man some atrocities of a holocaust under a Nazi diet and some realities have faced of some people of Poland of war rasgada. An emotional and personal account that resupplies the only perspective of a second world-wide war.
4 / 5 Yolanda
Ossia The glorious book . There is at all positive to say in a camp the Auschwitz. It is hard the comprehend that the quickly bad cruelty and sistémica can develop and involve the vast numbers of people have prepared to perpetradas some horrors have documented there. This in spite of has some amazing histories that has suffered there and there is showed that there is the better side the humanity. Witold Pilecki There is showed unbelievable Jack and disinterested value Fairweather has digs some details and has followed his trail. It is the history has to that know and learn of. Read this and the spend n to your friends.
5 / 5 Quinn
Has bought this for my woman the one who could do not dipping down. It goes in to recommend it by all the world. The must has read I.
4 / 5 Tijuana
An impressive history. A character of Witold is out of this world. An amazing type superbly portrait in this very thorough analysis. Any fiction, no the novel. Pure real hero.
5 / 5 Linh
An only record of daily life in the camp of concentration (Auswitz). Powerful, chilling and emotional. Highly recommended
4 / 5 Lindsy
A fascinating record to a value, devotion and bravery of some poor souls have subjected to a tyranny of some camps of Nazi death and the sad and has thought to cause idea to an element of the pointed indifference that quotes to endure a lack of the action taken until it was too late for one looking world-wide leaders.
5 / 5 Elise
Has bought this book after listening in a history in a radio. One absolutely fantastic bed, or a plus like this reason is true account of resourcefulness and bravery in of the terrible circumstances.
5 / 5 Stanford
A for real gripping the history that offered the new perspective in WW2 concealed left me horrified but also staggered for one extraordinary bravery and determination of a man.
4 / 5 Eleanore
Has read a lot of books in a Holocaust, and this of the presents that has been it in the Auschwitz of a point of view of the national Pole. No the Jew-hater, in fact was quite sympathetic to them, but in the first place the patriot. He volunteered to enter a camp of death, and survived a lot of month of hell. But finally you are some Russians those who has dipped by means of the test of @@@canguro and killed him. Well-researched and thoughtful.
5 / 5 Lloyd
Fascinating History of the determination partorisca expose of a man some atrocities of a holocaust under a Nazi diet and some realities have faced of some people of Poland of war rasgada. An emotional and personal account that resupplies the only perspective of a second world-wide war.
4 / 5 Erwin
has bought this for my woman the one who could do not dipping down. It goes in to recommend it by all the world. The must has read I.
5 / 5 Lani
My heart still is breaking paralización Witold and some other prisoners of Auschwitz. This book is often the difficult bed, and some can be unable of the read everything. As Some Nazi was like this horrifyingly cruel is unbearable. Witold Is a hero of definite war the one who volunteered partorisca enter Auschwitz and inform rear conditions in a camp to a control long. His evasion has left partorisca give a control tends Polishes more ghastly and drawings of a camp of death, and his daily extermination of thousands of Hebrew men, women and girls, Polish people as well as the soldate Soviet took. This in spite of, a main horror was a lack of action for some Allies. Roosevelt And Churchill have been informed of some killers of mass and shamefully swimming. All the world would owe that read this book, partorisca read in a horror but also a estupefaciente bravery of Witold. I expect that the film will be punctual to be fact in the so many can all hangs our bosses in shame.
4 / 5 Emerson
A mesmerising the account of a man is solves to expose some atrocities of a holocaust under a Nazi diet. One that causes thought and thoroughly developing book, evidenced for the investigation detailed. A gut wrenching account of bravery in a face of one of some tentativas main to take whole groups of people of a face of an earth. This book would owe that be recommended reading the young people so that the future generations do not repeat a deception partorisca be for and doing at all when the action is required partorisca prevent such atrocious atrocities.

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5 / 5 Sheila
I think that it that it can have read all or at least the majority of Max Hastings books and, in general found the partorisca be excellent, very researched and totally there is rid included.

Which is reason am surprised slightly in a (relatively) poor level of lack and global test of real investigation in this book in some describes especially an a lot of the chapter has transmitted bad in respective weaponry. I found the little has nettled that Hastings had done such the poor work in Chapter 6 that the detracted of a rest of a book.

This offending understand in weaponry is the classical chance partorisca repeat ad verbatim one very informed and totally inaccurate gobbledygook in a superiority of German weaponry in Ally weaponry.

Apparently M1A4 Sherman the tanks were dangerously poor, and was inexcusable of some the EUA partorisca have any substituted the with the heaviest tanks how were slaughtered massively for Tigers. Hmm. All untrue and has bad has researched. A reason Sherman the tanks have not been superseded for the heavy tanks is mainly down to a fact that some Allies have struggled abroad. The tanks have had to that take of the factory to the ship and was again. This means trains, cranes, the ships and another transport would owe that be changed and this was impossible in a short term. Full analysis of all some players of entities and his crew for a conflict of the estaca of them the EUA has aimed that EUA tankermen in Sherman is had a low plus casualties of all the forces of earth in 8. Hastings Declares 50. A cast of inaccuracies based to the popular myth is legion that Hastings dips advances.

Anther The glorious example of inept understanding is a statement for Hastings that a Bren the gun was poor and a M34 and M42 ‘Spandau' the machine guns were very better. It loses totally a reality. Spandau The guns of cars have been complicated, expensive, and the majority of all defensive. Has has required squads of two men, spare barrels and massive quantities of ammunition that, is heavy and hard to transport. Both were arms a lot inaccurate that has trusted the weights of fire and fear to do. A Bren the gun in comparison was light, could be past and used by a man and used less ammunition for this hanged to be transported. It was also a lot, very attentive. A perfect weapon for an infantry to attack soldato. And of then war to stick any Allied nation has decided to continue doing a M42 – to the equal that could have – whilst a Bren has been still in real use in 1982 frames his own chance.

I pomegranates of clave is far upper manually Allied pomegranates. Really? Like reason has not being adopted universally for modern armies?

Has had no challenger to a 88mm German gun that was apparently unforgivable. It excepts That some the EUA and British trialled a 17 pounder against the taken 88mm gun and found in every aspect technicians for use of earth some British 17 pounder was upper. And of course, a supply and the manufacture of ammunition was already in place.

A list of glaring errors in this chapter where Hastings has trusted simply the popular perception any one the real hard fact is numerous.

Another thing that Hastings delay long and hard to of the one of the east a man of superiority for man of a soldato German in an Ally a. Ossia undoubtably True. It was odd in fact him the the soldato has on spent in the dictatorship, brainwashed to think that losing would mean an end of his country and a compatible destruction of his family would be anything another that more has had to that die.

Cela Is not a big history this in spite of. Struggling and the winner is the solution of big picture and fundamentally some Allies have struggled better reasons have taken the holistic view. They have achieved fiscal superiority like this denying Germania in some early phases of a war a capacity to purchase raw materials. His strangled accesses to these raw materials was. They thought it that it was some Germans and the intelligence have directed totally. The production for some Allies besides overwhelmed. Included a British in a Battle of Big Bretagna has achieved this to devastate the effect has manufactured Germania for the factor or 3:1 whilst only in pilot loser to the factor of 1:1.7. Some Allies have struggled ready and in spite of a fact that a soldato German in an earth was harder that beat man for man, ossia an appearance of a global picture that so only the army of the democrat country could do, which is to use brains, manufacturing and finance to win a lot so only a man in an earth.

So only have taken an impression that Hastings was was to aim that a lot some Germans have been compared to some soldate Allied and has done sure his preconception has been resisted big.

Shouted critiques It a way in of the troops that Allied has been the earth when one shooting headed and called in of the air strikes and massive bombardment in planting to locate with him. Of then some Allies have had this capacity been due to glorious logistics, can of the air and the infinite supply would say that this was totally wise. Reason take more risks that required if a bludgeon works, takes roughly of a risk?

Sincerely the Hastings is not totally a sided and of course comprises a way in those some Allies was upper. It is so only that has done some harm has has conceived suppositions – especially roughly notarise – and has come clearly in this integer of historical episode with an agenda. Yes, a man of the Germans for man was had more than dying and the behave more flexibly in a line forward. It conceal it does not compare to do like this intelligently and achieving the success for everything means in one this disposal .

Some Allies have struggled better in general. Some Germans in a front-man of the line for man has struggled harder and more effectively but concealed does not change a reality that some Allies have done a better work for less than his own lives. It is this big picture that Hastings looks to ignore, perhaps wilfully.

Ossia A first book for Hastings that has the sense loses a mark and concealed is the little disappointing. Fully it accepts that it is for far a quite versed in the history that am which, is reason am surprised like this in some of his visas that is has been has has format based to lack of real evidence or comprising.