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Top Customer Reviews: The Year You Were ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 6 ratings
5 / 5
Probably more adapted to the male as it directs strongly in WW2 and everything of some fighter jets. My Mamma of 80 years a lot really bent partorisca read it.
4 / 5
Has arrived quickly. Bought like the present partorisca any one been born a year. Filled with information and of the pictures - the quality adds
4 / 5
lovely book partorisca look behind in partorisca my dads 80th, found those easy to read because of a measure of source and some facts and the pictures have behind bought so many memories for him.
5 / 5
A really interesting factual book. He the present adds.
5 / 5
Little curve in an on arrived corner but no it noticeable,Hapoy for the maintain,looks lovely
4 / 5
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Top Customer Reviews: Fingerprints Of The ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 29 ratings
5 / 5
I have read in this way partorisca reserve behind in the 1995 (when it was in the first place published), and changes a way has seen a world-wide - included a modern world. I say this reason although Graham Hancock the thoughts and the philosophies inside a book am based in ancient civilisations, aim that that it is partorisca direct to believe like the truth can very not being I like this - have me like this directed partorisca ask so only which more is maintained of us.

Of course theories of conspiracy and a such is clich these days, and although they are not the theorist of conspiracy I, can not help but think that Graham tongue to plot of sense, and retreated it up with some excellent data. So you are interested in of the ancient civilisations, the history of the man, or perhaps included some theories of conspiracy, then would recommend this without hesitation.

Likes adds that this sparked the amour has not known has had, and one that I still have today - just where and when it has done the civilisation of the man begins...
4 / 5
Seen was the adolescent in a 50s has has believed whenever some myths of some of were them in fact the history of pre-time of civilisation. Maintaining has to that thank Hancock partorisca dip near all these anomalies of mythology, archaeology, and prehistory partorisca aim that I suspect so only can be true - has had the civilisation, now stray, this there is at least be level of 19th century of the technology and concealed has taken destroyed in an end of an Age of Gel. This has not been the drip for drip melt down, like the evidence is looking of the strike of the comet in one covers of gel north that has had to that devastate consequences for any civilisations around. I am convinced. There is given 5-stars but found his argue the little pedantic in time.
3 / 5
Together with very other readers, has read this when in the first place it avenges to the phase and this reading was basically partorisca see like the theories and the ideas of an author looked today as I have agreed that first reading with liking. Material now that I can not have read arrival partorisca finalise I so that it already has given up. So many measures of pyramids, so that repetition. I think that that ossia partorisca the reservation that precise photographs of some tombs, Is born stain etc embedded in a text.
Sad ladies Hancock
5 / 5
Memory partorisca read this book behind in April 1995. It take the copy of an original Hardback version, hot-has been-press, in the bookshop in Canterbury (Inghilterra) a day before Graham Hancock has been due to still to do still that rid of signs. Has has had to that unfortunately marries of turn in Londra that prejudices (and go to do a next day). I have not taken Never to fulfil a man.
Now have a Kindle version, which is like this easy to read (I has the real question with big heavy books today).
Reading this book behind in 1995 really sparked my interest in a subject, and directed of more than twenty years of investigation further to a subject. Thank you Graham; it maintains on a good work.
Hopefully, will take to fulfil Graham Hancock in some phase, so that has the plot to speak...
4 / 5
Fantastic book. Full of the ideas add, connections among disparate cultures, and information in the part 'forgotten' of history. I found it the little longitude in of the places, and some of a mathematics/ of astronomy was the delicate to follow, but is also good to see any one opens to king-interpreting his own ideas as and when an evidence sustains it. Well it validates he.
1 / 5
I can not comment in a content but a measure and the weight of this book the too uncomfortable fact partorisca read. A source is quite big which is not required and was smaller then a book could be too doing it comfortable to use
4 / 5
Very thought causing book. Definetly The must read, is interested in of the alternative ideas in our past/history.
An only thing has been disappointed roughly is some pictures. A quality is mostly very poor. I have had to that google each place to see that it was to mention to be in some pictures. An only better quality is a colored some, this is to be add to a new edition.
5 / 5
I have found this was the book adds partorisca read accompanied by the mug of caff strong and the chair for a window. To the long of a way found often looking on a Kindle and the start was to a garden, thinking but seeing swimming. That there is enjoyed the majority in this book was a way some questions of put of the author and promotes a reader to king-examine suppositions and has has received ideas in ancient history. Some of some responses dips before certainly is intriguing but yes is corrected or is not less than entity that those some questions have been dipped advances in a first place.
5 / 5
An a lot of presented and compulsive read that launches on alot of questions and proffers answered possible. A subject subject examines a history like this at present knew it considering a lot of ancient civilisations and his remaining machineries - some pyramids, a Nascar lines, the Aztec temples etc. Reason have done astronomical extensions, scientists, and the looks of architectural knowledge partorisca exist in long forgotten civilisations and then looks for partorisca be stray partorisca thousands of first years to be rediscovered. Graham Hancock Present his theories and his evidence partorisca sustain them. Considering a time turned it can not be for real tried, but his theories certainly fascinate and give pause for has thought.
5 / 5
Bought like the present. They have loved that and was very pleased with a condition and delivery of a book. Ossia Where Graham Hancock begins and will be hooked. Especially it have it it has looked so only on Youtube
5 / 5
I have read in this way partorisca reserve behind in the 1995 (when it was in the first place published), and changes a way has seen a world-wide - included a modern world. I say this reason although Graham Hancock the thoughts and the philosophies inside a book am based in ancient civilisations, aim that that it is partorisca direct to believe like the truth can very not being I like this - have me like this directed partorisca ask so only which more is maintained of us.

Of course theories of conspiracy and a such is cliché these days, and although they are not the theorist of conspiracy I, can not help but think that Graham tongue to plot of sense, and retreated it up with some excellent data. So you are interested in of the ancient civilisations, the history of the man, or perhaps included some theories of conspiracy, then would recommend this without hesitation.

Likes adds that this sparked the amour has not known has had, and one that I still have today - just where and when it has done the civilisation of the man begins...
5 / 5
Seen was the adolescent in a 50s has has believed whenever some myths of some of were them in fact the history of pre-time of civilisation. Maintaining has to that thank Hancock partorisca dip near all these anomalies of mythology, archaeology, and prehistory partorisca aim that I suspect so only can be true - has had the civilisation, now stray, this there is at least be level of 19th century of the technology and concealed has taken destroyed in an end of an Age of Gel. This has not been it drip for drip funds down, like the evidence is looking of the strike of the comet in one covers of gel north that has had to that devastate consequences for any civilisations around. I am convinced. There is given 5-stars but found his argue the little pedantic in time.
4 / 5
Together with very other readers, has read this when in the first place it avenges to the phase and this reading was basically to see like the theories and the ideas of an author looked today to the equal that have agreed that first reading with liking. Material now that I can not have read arrival to finalise I so that it already has given up. So many measures of pyramids, so that repetition. I think that that ossia for the reservation that precise photographs of some tombs, Is born stain etc embedded in a text.
Sad ladies Hancock
5 / 5
agree read this book behind in April 1995. It take the copy of an original Hardback version, hot-has been-press, in the bookshop in Canterbury (Inghilterra) a day before Graham Hancock has been due to still to do still that rid of signs. Has has had to that unfortunately marries of turn in Londra that prejudices (and go to do a next day). I have not taken Never to fulfil a man.
Now have a Kindle version, which is like this easy to read (I has the real question with big heavy books today).
Reading this book behind in 1995 really sparked my interest in a subject, and directed of more than twenty years of investigation further to a subject. Thank you Graham; it maintains on a good work.
Hopefully, will take to fulfil Graham Hancock in some phase, so that it has to that it weaves to speak...
4 / 5
Can not comment in a content but a measure and the weight of this book the too uncomfortable fact to read. A source is quite big which is not required and was smaller then a book could be too doing it comfortable to use
5 / 5
Fantastic book. Full of the ideas add, connections among disparate cultures, and information in the part 'forgotten' of history. I found it the little longitude in of the places, and some of a mathematics/ of astronomy was the delicate to follow, but is also good to see any one opens to king-interpreting his own ideas as and when an evidence sustains it. Well currency he.
5 / 5
Very thought causing book. Definetly The must read, is interested in of the alternative ideas in our past/history.
An only thing has been disappointed roughly is some pictures. A quality is mostly very poor. Has has had to that google each place to see that it was to mention to be in some pictures. An only better quality is a colored some, this is to be add to a new edition.
4 / 5
A first example of pseudosicence. A work of pure fiction.
4 / 5
Has found this was the book adds to read accompanied by the mug of caffè strong and the chair for a window. To the long of a way found often looking on a Kindle and the start was to a garden, thinking but seeing at all. That there is enjoyed the majority in this book was a way some questions of put of the author and promotes a reader to king-examine suppositions and has has received ideas in ancient history. Some of some responses dips before certainly is intriguing but yes is corrected or is not less than entity that those some questions have been dipped advances in a first place.
5 / 5
The fantastic book but in a Kindle has taken to ail that it has to arrest and Google some places speaks the illustration certainly would help if you do not know some zones..
Only 3 stars because I have had to that take reading like this often...
4 / 5
An a lot of presented and compulsive read that launches on alot of questions and proffers answered possible. A subject @@@subject examines a history like this at present knew it considering a lot of ancient civilisations and his remaining machineries - some pyramids, a Nascar lines, the Aztec temples etc. Reason have done astronomical extensions, scientists, and the looks of architectural knowledge partorisca exist in long forgotten civilisations and then looks for partorisca be stray partorisca thousands of first years to be rediscovered. Graham Hancock Present his theories and his evidence partorisca sustain them. Considering a time turned it can not be for real tried, but his theories certainly fascinate and give pause for has thought.
5 / 5
Has listened this be of the book has on spent in a JRE the plot and has thought Goes read the. Sound the very a lot the time read and theres the plot partorisca take in but his surely a lot repetitive. There are so many points in this book that can open your eyes and the frames question a lot of things have thought of like this true. Graham Hancock really is a real life Hindú Jones and drops some serious knowledge in this book. You recommend to any to to which likes to have his alcohol blown!
4 / 5
The book adds, good prize. Rid quickly and in good condition. Very happy with compraventa, amour a book
4 / 5
a lot like this well likes erics von danikens chariots of some of the but still good to read
5 / 5
has to that already have an interest, is not partorisca light that it goes!, I Maintained well partorisca the week vacacional this in spite of!
4 / 5
Like this far,,,,,a good bed,certainly do rethink in a history of a planet and humanity,taste Graham Hancocks of has thought,
5 / 5
Enjoyed a book a lot. It is like him it has thought it partorisca cause history of archaeologic detective. Also it gives the good overview of history, that gives an idea of the like the empires are returned in where and when. He also described some places go to, which see partorisca look around way that is not all the dates and theories.
5 / 5
All the world would owe that read this, this book began is gone in the travesía of discovery, his priceless
5 / 5
This book looks deep to a past of looks and ancient civilisations in some equations that use archaeologic and philological evidence partorisca take on the travesía of discovery. Gentleman Hancock has used an available evidence in the no looked way in before and comes to some fascinating conclusions. Ossia The book a lot so only partorisca dip people but also partorisca serious historians equally.

Top Customer Reviews: Born in 1971, Happy ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 2 ratings
4 / 5
Bought this partorisca the wee present extra and has been wanted to when it has arrived
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5 / 5
That pleasant is to receive this like the present the wee the travesías down walk by heart like this on point

Top Customer Reviews: History of the ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 45 ratings
5 / 5
Formed: Hardcover This has to that be a worse History of a World in the available maps. My very old copy of a History of Time of a World, or Atlas of Penguin of World-wide History, has included some really old compendiums has produced in a 1950s (!) It is better. There is empty enormous that almost ignore that a cold War is on be for more than 20 years (any something attentive with recent publications), this in spite of other elements of the entity in European history is has ignored also. In the Mediaeval section of a book, for chance, has any mention of a state a big plus in Europe at the same time, a Pole-Lithuanian Commonwealth (or later, of his Partitions). A Ottoman expansion in Europe (that has painted like this modern European history, particularly in some Balkans and to Centrical Europe) is ignored, an expansion of Svezia and a subsequent rivalry with Russia neither can have spent never and there is not any coverage of a Hanseatic Bows or growth of Prussia. And ossia so only a section of a book. It can not believe a glaring empty (still in history more recent) and errors that permeate a book. It is poor, very poor, and two star is too much generous.
5 / 5
Formed: Hardcover This History is the clone of a Smithsonian History of a World-wide Map for Map.
Instruments of same production, same Prologue for Peter Snow, same press in Malaysia.
A Smithsonian the version also comprises the 78-page Timeline which is totally engrossing in his own legislation.
For this a Bed-Now the pages are almost exactly some same, except external coverages.
A Smithsonian with extra Timeline sells for (on Amazon) while this 78 page the shortest version sells for 17 (on Amazon today, and he 4 November was able to buy D-K version for only ).
Like this D-K the version can be excellent value , but the look needs a paid of price!
5 / 5
Formed: Hardcover A brilliantly clear and original book. Perfecto partorisca all the students of history, young and old.
5 / 5
Formed: Hardcover A lot of info can be transmitted with the map. One of some books of better history there is not reading never. I add partorisca give an overview that can be agreed easily and some maps are utmost partorisca an imagination. Well it has thought it to it in him was and has presented. A good quality and intelligent book. You love it.
4 / 5
Formed: Hardcover Wonderful book , appeal with like this interesting info. The whole family loves it and does the present adds.
5 / 5
Formed: Hardcover Detailed and looking of interesting facts, pictures and details.
5 / 5
Formed: Hardcover has the utmost history rounded of a world. Useful partorisca any any one learns some knowledge in each country and like a world is coming partorisca be today.
4 / 5
Formed: Hardcover has bought this partorisca my husband and he loved it really.
5 / 5
Formed: Hardcover Very well reserve which is easy to read and is on dipping periods and subjects in 1 page, recommended partorisca all the history buffs
4 / 5
This has to that be a worse History of a World in the available maps. My very old copy of a History of Time of a World, or Atlas of Penguin of World-wide History, has included some really old compendiums has produced in a @@@1950s (!) It is better. There is empty enormous that almost ignore that a cold War is on be for more than 20 years (any something attentive with recent publications), this in spite of other elements of the entity in European history is has ignored also. In the Mediaeval section of a book, for chance, has any mention of a state a big plus in Europe at the same time, a Pole-Lithuanian Commonwealth (or later, of his Partitions). A Ottoman expansion in Europe (that has painted like this modern European history, particularly in some Balkans and to Centrical Europe) is ignored, an expansion of Svezia and a subsequent rivalry with Russia neither can have spent never and there is not any coverage of a Hanseatic Bows or growth of Prussia. And ossia so only a section of a book. It can not believe a glaring empty (still in history more recent) and errors that permeate a book. It is poor, very poor, and two star is too much generous.
5 / 5
This History is the clone of a Smithsonian History of a World-wide Map for Map.
Instruments of same production, same Prologue for Peter Snow, same press in Malaysia.
A Smithsonian the version also comprises the 78-page Timeline which is totally engrossing in his own legislation.
For this a Bed-Now the pages are almost exactly some same, except external coverages.
A Smithsonian with extra Timeline sells for £ (on Amazon) while this 78 page the shortest version sells for £17 (on Amazon today, and he 4 November was able to buy D-K version for only £).
Like this D-K the version can be excellent value , but the look needs a paid of prize!
5 / 5
Is not the bad book. But for some purposes have taken partorisca, would have preferred the better pictures and more coloreados, these things of mark of the clearest help.
Also the little simpler and the clear description of what would be better.
For me there is so only too much information.
4 / 5
A lot of info can be transmitted with the map. One of some books of better history there is not reading never. I add to give an overview that can be agreed easily and some maps are utmost for an imagination. Well it has thought it to it in him was and has presented. A good quality and intelligent book. You love it.
5 / 5
A brilliantly clear and original book. Perfecto for all the students of history, young and old.
5 / 5
Has bought this like the present navideño for my history the crazy dad and absolutely loves it. It had it peek by means of and is presented fantastically and really interesting!
5 / 5
Good book. Bought like the present for my history crazy partners although the book has suffered the harm when arrived.
4 / 5
Wonderful book , appeal with like this interesting info. The whole family loves it and does the present adds.
5 / 5
Detailed and looking of interesting facts, pictures and details.
5 / 5
Easy to read full of facts. A book of reference adds.
4 / 5
If it likes-you yours world-wide history then a book is partorisca you...
5 / 5
Has bought like the present partorisca my brother.
Is very pleased with this book.
4 / 5
Has purchased partorisca the christmas the present and is in a moon with him. A very interesting book, fantastically has illustrated.
5 / 5
HAS the utmost history rounded of a world. Useful partorisca any any one learns some knowledge in each country and like a world is coming partorisca be today.
5 / 5
Has bought this partorisca my husband and he loved it really.
5 / 5
A lot well reserve which is easy to read and is on dipping periods and subjects in 1 page, recommended partorisca all the history buffs
5 / 5
The present adds partorisca the history spends fond-I twins - printing of book and the good quality of measure adds
4 / 5
My edges that makes history in Joined and loves maps he like this do the present adds to open in Xmas. Rid adds
4 / 5
Any easy for the boys but the information adds and looks beautiful
5 / 5
Brilliant pictorial of history. This would do the lovely present.
4 / 5
Fantastic book so that history of amour and geography.
4 / 5
Excellent book with the plot of information in a history of a world by means of maps
5 / 5
A fantastically written book in the condition adds
Has to that buy
4 / 5
My professor of history has insisted on seeing the world-wide atlas opens on you office to the equal that walks in partorisca begin the lesson. Woe betide Any the one who has forgotten. It is impossible to comprise some nuances of the majority of history without the map partorisca rid. Still today an ignorance of physical geography for students of history at all the levels is surprising and disturbing. I have known a lot of undergraduates with an excellent knowledge of, said, an Italian Resorgimento the one who could any one with the accuracy situates Rome, Sicily, Napoli in the map . As I Can one comprises a Crisis of Cuban Missile or a current Syrian conflict or an Arab-Israeli conflict without the map of a region? That like this-called of military history buffs with the accuracy can situate a Sum or Passchendael or Tannenburg in the map? You are Napoleon the one who has said previously the Austerlitz: ' Partorisca me the map is essential'. It is surprising to a lot of like rivers, the swamps and the mountains have affected significantly history.

Ossia An indispensable help partorisca any that wishes to comprise history. I expect that some 130 maps will be used again and again.

Another contributo excellent for some Snow.
4 / 5
Like all DK books of reference, this one east gorgeous: fantastically it forms, it has explained simply. This in spite of was much more educational state there was so only the little has bitten more detail and the geopolitical link clearer among all the wars that any has not shipped never on. It is class of mentioned in of the places but to a large extent skipped on. That these maps are missing is the detail in natural resources has possessed of each country and the political advantages of each country have admitted of virtue of his geography. It is the crucial appearance of all the world is history that can not be spent for big. It is routinely neglected in Western education, which is reason a majority of the girls and the adults equally sincerely think that while the countries 'developed' go' the war, is to struggle for liberty and democracy in a world.
4 / 5
..And it conceal it is not an exaggeration. I have revised the little of an evening more DK issued lately and a content and the presentation is afterwards to any, is surprising and places in the class of way 'timeless' where adults and (old plus) the boys will enjoy to read his equally.
This one is to good sure mainly a 'adult' book, has had the briefer version the moment for behind that it was the atlas of girls of history or go - - this one feels like the version for grown ups and shares the plot in common with a formatting!
Is the good fat book and covers all the parts of a ball and entirely of periods of history, for example has the page in a propagation of a black death in a @@@1300s, or a Ottoman Imperio, or a propagation of Christianity, with the arrows and the diagram of time sews to aim you what time take and like this on.
Each page is illustrated to an usual DK level it and is a normal DK measure of book and thickness ('Big').

Like this in general is another book of reference adds of DK and the almost mindless five stars because a quality and the contained of these titles is incredibly big and of confidence.
5 / 5
Ossia Like this very almost can eat! A for real inspiring history of a world further of a focal point, an use of some maps adds the no found dimension in another history has read but comes of course of Peter Snow, the character in everything takes on. Ossia Like this well deserves to be in each library and used in of the schools of amenas the life a subject of world-wide history in an all embracing class of touchy feely way and does not have any calm way can do not taking quickly with this stunning book. Calm take you well behind to a more collected time and on to a growth of empires, agriculture, subject and of course conflict. Admirably Illustrated and writing, well, so only can say again - is Peter Snow and does not cease never to be brilliant in the done.
5 / 5
Has bought this book to the equal that take my eye for his good quality in of the maps and clarity in his maps the first view. After taking the most next look, has found the serious lack in historical accuracy, particularly, has been surprised by some commentaries in a Spanish Civil War and a description of a dictatorship Francisco Franco, the one who a writer described to the equal that presents down 'of the that regulates a country is result more industrialised and thriving'. Unacceptable, a autarky presented for Franco has pressed in fact Spagna to a plus along and poverty of economic depression deeper and extreme in his modern history... I am returned to a tent.
4 / 5
Theres So only a word partorisca describe this amazing book and ossia Épico! It directs partorisca condense virtually everything of human history to 347 pages of fantastically has has illustrated maps and of the maps with accompanying pictures, illustrations and photos. Some starts of book in prehistory and an evolution of hominids and is very up to date comprising doing dipped to one again discovered Homo naledi (so only discovered in 2013). It covers a travesía out of Africa and some origins of agriculture and society and then movements in a the ancient world, some half ages, prompt modern world, revolution and industry, empires and progresses and finals with a modern world. Some maps are an absolute marvel and directed transmits complex information easily. Some authors also of those who shy out of using the big images were appropriate partorisca chances 75 of a double page extends on Hiroshima and Nagasaki is taking up for the alone photograph of one after the effects of an atomic bomb in a city. This book is absolutely wonderful and no only partorisca history buffs. Sound an essential piece partorisca read to comprise our origins, our current state and our future challenges. Épico In fact.
5 / 5
Ossia The hefty take of the book for DK, and before it open it to them included, can see a quality in a coverage and creation. It covers well of history of some starts of human civilisation to a present day, and some maps are really an invaluable addition to sympathetic and mentally situating the historical diving, civilisation and chances.

Has the perfect proportion of text to map, and there there is so much to pore on in the each page - this will take the good while partorisca take by means of and digest, and would be the wonderful resource partorisca any student of history. Some maps and the information contained in them are clear and interesting, and a text well writes so that it is easy to digest and comprise, and a lot overwhelms it never or dry/dulls. Absolutely perfect for any the one who is interested in history and wants to obtain the full plus that comprises by means of the information has researched well and visual representation. Highly recommend.
5 / 5
Ossia One of several new books this year of Dorling Kindersley and is, as with some another, for real excellent with the far better balance of text to the illustration compared with a quite on-has illustrated DK the books take of a past. A quality of a book is a lot big with the big pages have fill with glorious illustrations. A shot adds of the work of expensive production has gone clearly to this beautiful book with some illustrations of the big map finer that is to link to everything of the tones of historical chances of some world-wide - and everything for the a lot of so only selling prize.

Although a book is ideal for use familiarised, took it especially for the fourteen old year the one who is studying history for his GCSE and partorisca east has tried the ideal, resupplying his with the picture the big plus and more width far of history to help sweats to fill out of a quite narrow house of his studios of examination. It has tried of particular use to leave to contextualise his own periods of studio to situate to the world-wide chances wider.
4 / 5
This book is awesome. Like the title suggests that it is full of maps that is noted to aim historical chances around the @@subject and time p. p.ej. A propagation of a plague in a @@@1300s, an east/west breaking of Europe in a cold war. Can see me that it spends the hours that play on he in him geeky history nerd fashion and can not expect use he in colegiala with my classes. Very tried to buy several copies for my whole department.
5 / 5
Was unrealistic to ask a reservation to cover a whole history of a world. This a no, but he a next better thing.
According to which can say cover each appearance of entity of world-wide history and to use maps, his place in context and calm give you quite a lot of information to axe your interest and promote you the investigation further.
Some maps are fascinating, but perhaps, the first view, difficult to decipher, this in spite of, the pocolos paid of the persistence was. You could spend of the hours felizmente in his student.
Is quite the big book, more easily read in a table or in a paving that in a this lap . It is the book to treasure and the launch hand of – the book adds to conquer a boredom of the days of the cold winter.
4 / 5
Has taken this for my anniversary to the equal that have loved always the history and I have to that say are a lot disappointed. While some information is well other parts of this book(increase of Christianity, Amsterdam civil war, an inquisition, world-wide war 1) is shockingly unhistorical. Example, when that pause on Constantina an author has said, “a 4th century CONSTANTINA CONVERTED to Christianity.” This is not true. Yes it leaves a faith to be tolerated but has not converted. Also it say that a lot of inaccurate points in an advantage until WW2 and takes the information in several bad historical characters likes Voltaire and Franco. That says in a Spanish civil war is horrifying and shows neither the utter lack of historical knowledge or the disposal to directly up there was mentido. In general these shows to reserve pocola research historical and is not the value that reads at all. Honradamente Have thought DK was better that this.
5 / 5
Ossia The a lot of involving way to look in history and will appeal to both young and more old readers. Some maps are quite coloreados to be involving without being childishly brilliant or simple. Seeing several historical chances in this way gives the whole new perspective!
4 / 5
Has annoyed an element suffers harm, like this unfortunate my fiancé will be to receive the fraction tomorrow like this will have them quite time to send this backside and take the new a.

Top Customer Reviews: Argentine Fight for ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 10 ratings
4 / 5
I have found this a book partorisca absorb. Mainly because it contains some visas of a 'another side,' the point of view has not listened often.

Is sobering partorisca listen roughly some of some Argentinian accounts; his faith in a cause, his bravery and equally like this often his stupidity (invading in a first place). Ossia Particularly so that I so that it follows one 82 vet and at present in interior of Argentina a moment like this splits of the mine 'travesía or closure.'

There is enjoyed a book and reading a lot of these previously unheard of 'enemy' the accounts was of mine obvious interest. Also I have the plot of respect partorisca a lot of these men for behind these accounts. A lot that struggled and fact with the considerable terracing of honour. Also I think that an author the a lot of commendable work. In a main was also an impartial a. It would like to add the sure terracing of reality this in spite of. This book (annoyingly as), as well as another and the web have has based pieces, likes to portray some Argentinians like the rag stirs of seal of bad instrumented, down fed conglomeration of adolescent conscripted boys.

Done: they have had automatic personal arms ( any), has had better boots, general all the cloths of round, seen at night, bands of better ration (has done yes!), the big earth has prepared the defensive place & has maintained /directed for professional troops.

So only loves to shatter an illusion that these have not been 'in some main' the poor patients have instrumented few boys of Argentinian countries those who has been sent the war against some bad British types with the rifle of action of the ray, five round of ammo and the sandwich of beef against his . These were youngsters those who in fact the faith, automatic guns and the bad attitude! A conscript with the faith, the modicum partorisca coach and an automatic gun is still the no like this helpless or pathetic also meaning to the writers of professional/journalists likes him era.

Again, a lot is done of his youth. Well, so only I will conclude partorisca say that I have had mine 21st anniversary down outh' and has lost two friends, both have aged 19, has to was boys also!

Still Add read but loses the star been due to one up annoying 'discrepancies!'
4 / 5
Another excellent book of Martin Middlebrook, aiming some seen of some normal Argentinians conscripts struggling in a conflict. It is interesting partorisca read like some the British forces have been seen for some Argentinians, the mix of fear and respect, and also like the tactic there is differed among the professional army the one who had been coaching partorisca the European conflict, and the to a large extent conscripted army the one who has had experience very small of modern warfare. A book also tip that although some the soldate Argentinian have believe in his cause, had arrived once in some islands and has fulfilled some locals, have @@give a concept of these islanders wanting to be governed for a Joint was so only very true. Also an army can of a British was something has had any accounted stops. Well writing and the account balanced of a conflict, the must read partorisca any students of British military history.
5 / 5
Likes a lot am coming the Middlebrook the laws have seen his 'first Day in a Sum', the book there is enjoyed enormously. As any the one who has done like the civilian with a British army at the same time of a War of Falklands, has had to read this book when I rediscovered the recently on Amazon.

This continuous book a format dipped there, reading he so that it likes the battlefield visit; each edge of the be of tapestry of a conflict loosened and examined but never detached of a whole.

If this gives an impression of the boring bone-the dry analysis then at all could be further of a truth. An author blends analysis with some accounts of an Argentinian army in a conflict partorisca produce the emotional account of a conflict of Falklands.

Neither is this some propaganda-count it laced, that declares that some islands would owe that be Argentinian - such the thing would be against Middlebrook ethos.

No, is partorisca present with the tactically precise description and detailed of a conflict based in interviews with some protagonists in that his resplandor of personality by means of in such the way is impossible any one the empathise with them.
In fact this looks for having spent to an author also, like this on more than an occasion written that still when a book is written (five years after a conflict) some of the like average still take the dud information regarding a success of Argentinian attacks.

Also corrects British on-claims where necessary, but with those for an Argentinian part there looks partorisca be the sadness, almost likes that of a fellow patient that he that has explained and has presented an evidence attentively can still not convincing a, and dulcemente shakes his boss.

In that went it the Argentinian two times of a conflict finalised - and although has a lot that never has spoken to veterans there in a war, recognise a passion that could blind people to an evidence.

Essentially ossia the portrait of two proud nations that goes to to the war likes them the view by means of some eyes of some military Argentinians reminiscing more than the neighbourhood in fact the century. I ask to like the revised edition would read, which further the ideas could come the life, so militarily and personally.
4 / 5
Martin Middlebrook writes the thoroughly objective and obliging account of some 1982 Falklands [Falklands] conflict of a perspective of some Argentinian forces. It is disappointing that a Force of Argentinian of Air (like opposed to his Navy and Army) has declined partorisca help in a researching of this book.

That finds clearly is that while an often converged British in a be of clash 'a thing of next career' an Argentinian perspective is anything but that, with his little big-profile uccesses' looking more like this tactical pin-pricks (albeit with tragic consequences) more than strategically pertinent military actions. It is also clear that an Argentinian leadership there has been any plan of credible campaign, and was paralysed strategically in a face of both one navigation of a Force of British Task and his subsequent actions.

A book gives an idea to a still resisted bitterness for a lot of Argentinian veterans, particularly these units have based in Stanley Door (numbering diverse thousand) the one who has not involved battles first of a surrender and the one who felt the deep sense of treachery.

A point of critic is that it does not direct some allegations (so that there is some evidence of video) vandalic Argentinian of property of civilian, of abuse of an emblem of red cross, of adrede siting artillery among houses of civilian, or of a booby-capturing of property of civilian. These allegations persist and a point of seen Argentinian on these would have helped fact of sieve of fiction.

Recommends this book to any interested in the history is a member of general or a conflict of Falklands especially. Particularly you recommend he in any Anglophone Argentinian the one who will find inside his compassion of pages partorisca a plight of some Argentinians servicemen has while involved a time although it shout uncomfortable questions partorisca the society that has left partorisca ship enthusiastically in such the disastrous and finally tragic adventure, with political ramifications to this day.
5 / 5
Ossia An extremely good book . Gentleman Middlebrook the book of a British point of view is probably a first book in Falklands would owe that fish. Ossia A second . It writes a lot clearly with the sincere timeline. Both books attack a perfect balance go in to be comprehensible and when being easy to follow.
4 / 5
A lot interesting a lot of-accounts of defender. Well sourced for an Argentinian part but avert to be a apologist history. A good lesson partorisca political leaders, joint like this the Argentinian has learnt; it does not go to the war that thinks it will be the fast operation and after this diplomacy will relieve calm of a risk of real struggling. No with to the to opponent likes him to him Thatcher.
Averts a tendency of some military history partorisca take bogged down in minutiae.
4 / 5
Very very read. Unfortunately of leaders no democrat anything partorisca stick to pode. Well writing and informative.
4 / 5
Enough the good book but would have preferred the most thorough view that an Argentinian side of a conflict - I found the a lot of that lacking of in detail and diversity almost to the equal that was based in the work of hasty investigation in Argentina
5 / 5
The one who the book!! You love to read more the books written of another perspective' of conflicts. Ossia The perspective of a Flaklands war that mose English that pause the people will not listen never.
5 / 5
Very interesting to listen of another side partorisca the transmission. So only it reinforces a fact that some the British forces have struggled superbly partorisca win the competent enemy in his rear yard!.

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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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4 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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Rating: 4 out of 5 with 59 ratings
4 / 5
Formed: Kindle Edition A title of this book is too limiting. 'House And During A Place' would be more attentive state. So you are expecting partorisca reserve it which concentrates in an academic way in a development of a house on some centuries, calm then will be sorely there is disappointed. But the one who a hell - is an interesting bed and writing in Bryson usual involving way. I learn anything? Yes, a lot of things. It agrees the majority of some things has learnt? Nope. It is a value partorisca reserve that shabby? Yes, you want to while it was the happy hour or three.. And ossia a lot enough for me.
5 / 5
Formed: CD of Audio thought it would be partorisca interest to try a audiobook, and this looked a
good election at the same time: I have enjoyed the majority of the books of Bill Bryson (quell'exceptuan
a pair of the his prompt that there is me bored partorisca go down the too-ready long of facts),
and has loved a sound of his voice in emissions of BBC of extracts. Like this
surely would enjoy Wife like a audiobook also?

Well, Perhaps no. A question is that I have found can very really give support
audiobooks. I listen for the moment, but then my attention roams, and give
that does not have any attention really prey for a last now or like this, and has to that
skip behind and (try) listens again, which is quite fiddly. Somehow I any
has a question still whilst reading (excepts perhaps when that tries to finalise a
understand when I ought to be that it goes to sleep!) It does not help that the voice of Bill is
like this sweet and soothes it that it is easy to the drift was. (I has a question has included
with David Attenborough, included in his the majority of fascinating!)

Retrospectively, would have to has seen this coming. When in the earth takes gone the
listening to a audiobook? Some people want to listen to them in a car, but I
has known would not be able to concentrate in the book whilst behaviour; and I any
the audience of use transports very thick. I have discovered quickly that that looks for to listen the
this in bedtime has not been to do (although lame to sleep quickly!)
Daytime Is resulted to be any one very better.

Thinks that to take by means of roughly two chapters before some empty among listening
the sessions have grown like this big as to surrender an experience pointless - I simply stray
the edge.

In his favour, some the individual clues are all quite courts, as it does not seat never has there was
still plough by means of finalises it of the first long section to take. (My copy is in
CD, although it has dipped part of him to an iPod.)

Is not that I have had the question with a material. Later, I have bought House like a
and-book, and thoroughly enjoyed it. Like the history-with-ephemera of a progress
of consolations of house, connected (albeit sometimes quite tenuously) to some rooms of
the house of the author, is excellent. I have loved a way that a year when the
rectory has been built maintains to look in all the classes of unexpected ways. Somehow I
has had the better sense of a narrative structure of the each chapter in an and-reserve
that I never taken with a version of audio.

My indication reflects my entertainment of a content, more than a fact that I
so only does not look to locate with audiobooks.
5 / 5
Formed: Paperback Ossia one astonishingly that the interests read likes everything of Bill Brysons the books are. Precise time partorisca read it this in spite of how is the very big book .
A fashion is exactly one same like his leading books. Has the structure but regularly roams out of a subject and uses a subject to jump to another that is not always pertinent.
Are add partorisca learn roughly some of some things in a house but a book is like this more than that. It is particularly strong in some social and industrial transmissions in a nineteenth century. It seats that it can have covered more than some changes a twentieth century but there has to that come the point where Bill Bryson still thinks that that the book is taking too long.
A lot the time in a book goes to enormous detail in the subject which didnt interest me but is always currency partorisca stick with him like this something of interest with early explosions up. Example - I bored with the history of italian creation of villa when it move the statistics in accidents in stairs that I expsita fascinating.
Finds this very difficult reservation to recommend they so that it is heavy going simply because of his measure this in spite of good commentary that in a kindle, which is like me read it, some arrivals of real book in 69 with a rest of a text when be place, etc.
4 / 5
Formed: Paperback there is Wanted to are pound - episodes of interesting & facts throughout. The point has underlined small for me was still to remark that the official planning for an Exposure Adds was initially like this confused, ailing-advised and on-uploaded with a dead hand of expensive procrastinaton like modern governmental/initiatives contemporary politics. Finally it was thought lateral technician for the gardener (a quite special a, admit) this has saved a day. Cross A tope - buy this book. A lot of enjoyable.
4 / 5
Formed: Paperback is the while of then Bill Bryson has written the book of travesa, but certainly roams far and width with east a, although it does not leave never his own house.

A response to this paradox is in a structure of a book. Bryson packs His short history of private life to the class of rambling recognition around some rooms of his house, the mid 19th century LEADING CHURCH of Inghilterra rectory in the Norfolk village. (This American writer has lived in fact a lot of years in Inghilterra.) It uses a function or leading function of the each room, or sometimes his contents, likes beginning of sound-point for that diverse wide, leisurely and digressive examination of a way our domestic lives have been shaped for innovators of a past. A lot these have had quite idiosyncracies and obsesses to take ours drive to turn humour of, in a lot a fact of way still with the characters fulfils to the long of a way in his travelogues. Here it is not taking to the long of a Appalachian Estela or for the walk in a forest, but by means of time and of the continents, it drift pleasurably, with occasional swoops and dives, so that we feel sometimes like a boy that is taken for the magic walk for a Snowman, where to the wall is any barrier and has any character to time to concern roughly.

And ossia one feels of a book - an adventure to involve, the fun exploitation in a company of a bondadoso, cherubic narrator - if no a Snowman perhaps the jolly, anecdotal uncle. It does not look for the history structured in the work of Bryson, less still for philosophy, as some reviewers looks for having expected and the been disappointed any to find - these are not the fashion of Bryson. It is the ladle -in, the snapper-on trifles, the jackdaw for twinkling done.

A further gem so only was the delight to having seen developed by the to author like him to him drives by means of his house would concern a daily detail of the his own living there, and his family is, but maintains that character of private life out of these pages, and can very really blame for that in these prying days.

A recognition by means of a house is in all the chance at all more than the convenient device, and Bryson cheerfully fallen in several places when it can no any map out of beginning he-point for the one who loves to comprise precisely of a room is in.

A whole recognition is like this discursive that takes a feeling can have behind taken to a start and has begun again with the integer of together different of interesting things to say. Felizmente Company up for this recognition also; Bill Bryson is undertaken very good .
5 / 5
Formed: Hardcover Once again Invoices Bryson comes up with the a lot of readable and enjoyable book. I have titled this description as 'any quite that I expected' as these sums on my feelings to the equal that have read this taken. A book had been announced like the history of houses and some pieces expsitas therein but wave around a lot of other appearances of history with the house of Bryson, the leading rectory, used like the frame to hang anything subjects an author has loved to write on. I have found some of the, more pertinent, information very interesting. For chance Bryson attacks an idea that the country parson was the poor man, which is an idea often peddled for some edges and of the daughters of clergymen a 19th century. A small undermining for Bryson develops that some shows of almost the averages the million books for annum, converted to today of values, is more afterwards to a mark. This perfects to to sense likes him the house of fourth substantial, to the like this book is based, was once a house of the clergyman only the one who had caused the to be built. It have to that have rattled around in his spacious inner, so only averts of the housekeeper. Certainly any one the house of the poor man and the house further some aspirations of the majority of a modern population of United Kingdom.

I new readers Bryson will enjoy this roams around a history of a clich but felt has had to mark he with only four stars for two reasons. A prime minister is that some of some interesting details are animal-cycled of the earliest works of an author. Another reason is that I have expected the this in spite of causing pound on because rooms to use like this , as some pieces of furniture and the machineries have contained in our room has evolved over time, and like this on. A vacant book in the little too much for mine in pleasant but, as with all the work of Bryson, a book is very written. No like this thought causing as 'Brief History' and any uproariously pleasant, as his books of travesa. My verdict is well for the new readers Bryson but slightly disappoints it so that they have read his earlier books.
5 / 5
Formed: Hardcover Partorisca any the one who enjoys the fashion of Bryson, is everything here in his later work - the history of domesticity apparently covering a last 250 or like this years. Writing with all his talent and humour in the way that look of frames as if it is by train partorisca the write all only partorisca you; anything a subject, is always the pleasure partorisca read and an occasional snort of the laugh is an unavoidable accompaniment to a bed.

Taking a book in value of face, is the history of private chambers, his architecture, creation, creation, use, contents and material, inspired by a creation and history of the his lived own - the Norfolk rectory. Each chapter takes one of a rectory to rooms and uses likes him to him the point partorisca begin to explore the particular appearance of domestic life. Cela, at least, is a plan declared - in fact real, Bryson launches his grandson that surpasses wide and vacancy down the holes of rabbit or push am gone in tangents in an almost chaotic way.
Takes a chapter in a rectory fusebox like an example. Repersenting A power and light of a house, learns in a blackout of WW2 Londra and incident of statistical street of a period; an early history of the created that lights (tallow and goes them of wax, hastes). Some hours in the Pepys is trace of and take his bed and likes James Boswell was able to involve and service the prostitute on Bridge of Westminster in daunting perfect like the result of a lack of the street that lights. There is the diversion to villages' working hours and like an industrial revolution changed them, an evolution of time of lunch and an unpleasant side-effects of lights of oil. Spermaceti (Oil of whale) done an appearance accompanied for the potted history of whaler and gone on down a discovery and of the uses of 'oil of mecer'. A creation of stoves and an use of several fuels to heat for North harvest Americal settlers, a Fire Adds of Londra and, in last, an invention of a tram lightbulb and a development of a created of the electrical supply requires. Everything of of the this and more in a space of a relatively brief chapter. Another understood the, inspired by a rectory passage (hallway), begins with the description of a creation and construction of an Eiffel Tour. It goes figure.

If all this touches the little superficial yours, well is. Unashamedly So much. Cela The fact an odd book to a no familiar with the works of Bryson - always rambling in discharge and often thin in coverage - and can be difficult the fathom that in fact is writing on and reason. It is the bit likes one of these lessons escoles with the professor the one who can be diverted of a boring lesson in of the quadratic equations with the simple question in his elderly Norton motorcycle. Like this never, it is an interesting and involving read and yes calm avert you the desire said more roughly one or another of some things is covered, then there is probably has fulfilled his function - to spark your curiosity and inspire you to discover more.
5 / 5
Formed: Paperback has been long the defender of the books of Gentleman Bryson of then when be given the copy of 'Notes of the Small Island' in my late adolescents. I love his writing of travesa, but there is not locating with hort History of Almost All'. I have fallen for behind enamoured the writing of the bill with 'Chica of Ray' as it mixes his wonderful humour, memoirs and long investigation of Amsterdam in a 1950s. I have read now 'House' and my brain hurts.

Bill Bryson has researched everything in a house and everything around a house with the thoroughness has found seldom before. Everything to heat a house to sex, of gardening to spend on girls, of Shakespeare to Pepys the Ruskin, of A Palace of Crystal to Londra the Monticello in some the EUA. His Bibliography in a backside of a book covers several pages. Bill will give you fascinating does after fascinating fact, weaving them near like the wonderful history and bombarding calm with the sound excites for a subject. When being American but that bolt in United Kingdom on and has gone for decades, information of relays of Bills to sustain his historical fact with evidence of both sides of some Atlantic. It involves and grabbed me of a first page.

So only takes four stars because, he so that has like this information, my poor brain has not taken everything of him in and with which some rest, will try to read the again to absorb more facts. Also it finalise the little suddenly, and would have liked me an epilogue or of something to a book. But otherwise, the fact to act well, and possibly to use to those studying social history in a house, if so only for a bibliography of epic. (More it travels to write please Bill, perhaps an update in NFASI?)
4 / 5
Formed: Audio CD When I in the first place looked in this book of audio was the little in awe partorisca the find was on 14 CDs resupplying on 16 hours partorisca listen. But I have found six very easy to listen to and absolutely fascinating. An idea of a book is that an author explores a history of a house that use his own Norfolk rectory like the point of start and far and wide variable geographically as well as in of the terms of subject subject. Mobiles, dresses, lunch, plagues, parasites, plants, books, the famous people and the historical chances are so only some of some subjects have covered.

Some progresses of author during a house that looks in some varied rooms and his contents. There are references the houses and of the chances like this here in United Kingdom, in some the EUA and in Europe as well as the archaeologic investigations. I have found all some fragment of information absolutely fascinating but found I really required partorisca listen to some books with pen and paper manually so that it can write down the elements has wanted to discover more roughly.

Bill Bryson law well although I have found his voice that soothes like this tended to the drift was to sleep while listening - necessitating a lot of retracing of my steps! This could be an advantage or the disadvantage according to your point of view. A quality of register is excellent to the equal that could expect of the offering of Audio of the BBC and I thoroughly there be enjoyed to listen his.
4 / 5
I have been long the defender of the books of Gentleman Bryson of then when be given the copy of 'Notes of the Small Island' in my late adolescents. I love his writing of travesía, but there is not locating with hort History of Almost All'. I have fallen for behind enamoured the writing of the bill with 'Chica of Ray' as it mixes his wonderful humour, memoirs and long investigation of Amsterdam in a @@@1950s. I have read now 'House' and my brain hurts.

Bill Bryson has researched everything in a house and everything around a house with the thoroughness has found seldom before. Everything to heat a house to sex, of gardening to spend on girls, of Shakespeare to Pepys the Ruskin, of A Palace of Crystal to Londra the Monticello in some the EUA. His Bibliography in a backside of a book covers several pages. Bill will give you fascinating does after fascinating fact, weaving them near like the wonderful history and bombarding calm with the sound excites for a subject. When being American but that bolt in United Kingdom on and has gone for decades, information of relays of Bills to sustain his historical fact with evidence of both sides of some Atlantic. It involves and grabbed me of a first page.

So only takes four stars because, he so that has like this information, my poor brain has not taken everything of him in and with which some rest, will try to read the again to absorb more facts. Also it finalise the little suddenly, and would have liked me an epilogue or of something to a book. But otherwise, the fact to act well, and possibly to use to those studying social history in a house, if so only for a bibliography of epic. (More it travels to write please Bill, perhaps an update in NFASI?)
5 / 5
Some gallop of book by means of an evolution of a British house ... With some guest appearences of an American house ...

I suspect each one one will learn something of this book ...

Is the point for to begin adds to take so only that modern the majority of our houses is ...

But is incredibly superficial ... That the fact the fantastically easy bed to be presented to an evolution of a house ...
5 / 5
Of a moment has read a first line of 'A Stray Continent', a first book Bill Bryson has not written never (' has come from/come from to give Fray, Iowa, Any one has has had to that.'), it Was hooked. I am remained the defender of the his wonderful droll way, in the first place in some books of travesía and then in a factual some.

Tends to have the full boss of bit of totally useless but (mine) fascinating information. I guess it conceal it is one of to the some reasons because the taste to his books of Bryson of the Bill. It is there anything in the Gentleman Bryson Is not insatiably curious? It finds his capacity to delve to all the classes of subjects to an incredible depth, and then present an information in the clear, amusing way, to be enough without parallel. That can result the dry recitation of facts and figures for more is resulted an account to amuse.

In that has taken on that an old rectory in Norfolk, volume of knots of Bryson of Ladies by means of him and of to the uses likes him unify the subject in relating a history of a development of has created to live, delving to everything of Ötzi (the a lot of-preserved and-the prehistoric man has instrumented found in the glacier in an Austrian-Italian flange) to a construction of an Eiffel Visits to the long of a way. That has these to do with to Victorian era rectory? Read the and see - you will not be disappointed.
5 / 5
When I in the first place looked in this book of audio was the little daunted for the find was on 14 CDs resupplying on 16 hours to listen. But I have found six very easy to listen to and absolutely fascinating. An idea of a book is that an author explores a history of a house that use his own Norfolk rectory like the point of start and far and wide variable geographically as well as in of the terms of subject @@@subject. Mobiles, dresses, lunch, plagues, parasites, plants, books, the famous people and the historical chances are so only some of some subjects have covered.

Some progresses of author during a house that looks in some varied rooms and his contents. There are references the houses and of the chances like this here in United Kingdom, in some the EUA and in Europe as well as the archaeologic investigations. I have found all some fragment of information absolutely fascinating but found I really required to listen to some books with pen and paper manually so that it can write down the elements has loved to discover more roughly.

Bill Bryson law well although I have found his voice that soothes like this tended to the drift was to sleep while listening - necessitating a lot of retracing of my steps! This could be an advantage or the disadvantage according to your point of view. A quality of register is excellent to the equal that could expect of the offering of Audio of the BBC and I thoroughly am enjoyed to listen his.
4 / 5
Less droll that his writing of travesía (Bill Bryson still would find it hard to be droll when that pause syphilis, smallpox, sewage and other delights of some good old days), an author is returned to United Kingdom and written the history of his new house.
Takes each room in tower and uses likes the way to touch in a history of a world, or at least some bits that interest. Calm will not find the cast of Rey, Presidents, dates or battles here - dull, dulls, dull - an author is interested more in the to to inventors like to them Eli Whitney, Edwin Beard Budding, John Bennet Lawes and Canvass White. Who? Read a book! Side that.
That is some links go in undermine he of vicarage in Norfolk and a reason because New York is a main city in some the EUA? Oddly Enough, is the history that illustrates an importance of the patents and that they can go wrong although has one. A down the corridor gives Bryson an excuse to touch in another @subject to patent where to contrast a patent is applied and an inventor results rich.

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5 / 5
A book has travelled around this big country rectory, room for room. In a fund is a house he, far main that would expect today; each room the point of the start for the subject good has researched. There is all the classes of knowledge titbits and the wealth of interesting information in the plot of subjects. Some subjects are more interesting that another but one it fascinates the bills hardly will take it skim by means of for Harry. I have enjoyed personally three things: a ingenuity of some link in some different rooms, one contrasts developed among an old vicarage and his difference of the much less rich parson marries familiarised. Tercero, the host of fragment that me @give that of the 'old days' was certainly a lot of the 'days add' enjoyed in Big Bretagna modern.
5 / 5
Excellent! Pound very interesting, meticulously researched and full of information and pocolos known facts (at least for me). Until Bryson level usual.
4 / 5
Bryson So only can do @subject like this in interesting. A really very researched takes full of facts and interesting tidbits. My only critique is home really so only in an evolution of a British house, and was to use this to the equal that drives to a development of todays house, would think that that a whole world lived in squalor during some half ages, which is the enormous disservice to some devotion and social advances the hygiene that other parts of a world enjoyed at the same time.
5 / 5
One the majority of interesting bed. A lot it researches- of the depth has been dipped to this book, and although has think that has known it blot roughly life in of the days of yore ossia it fascinating glimpse to the ours no spent too far. Some of him unpleasant reading, but he certainly done a happy to live this century, and any some first years of a twentieth century have come to the long of.
In a book spends peels each room in his house, a house of ex vicars in Norfolk and has said a history of the each past room to the equal that evolves on some years, I.et, a living room, dining room etc., no specific his house of course but so that the life would have been he a lot the time done.

Repeats - fascinating.
4 / 5
I thoroughly there is enjoyed this book. I have read he in two sittings and found bores it to me a whole family to read out of the long passages of interesting facts have has had to that so only action with them. In an end banish me to another room to finalise he without annoying him. They are in accordance with other critics those who felt that it was not really in a history of a house at all this in spite of. Bryson says surprisingly little on some rooms in a house, or that is to be use partorisca. Instead it takes an element of the room that resembles grab his elegant and then careers with him. I am not complaining roughly that. I love the writing of Bryson, does not find never dull and always learn something. So only they are in that warn you that thinks that that you go to learn to plot in a calm domestic sphere really need to be that it reads the different book. Highly it recommends Judith Flanders' 'A Victorian House', which had read and has loved previously, and was that it has thought the book of Bryson would be to like.
4 / 5
A title of this book is too limiting. 'House And During A Place' would be more attentive state. So you are expecting partorisca reserve it which concentrates in an academic way in a development of a house on some centuries, calm then will be sorely there is disappointed. But the one who a hell - is an interesting bed and writing in Bryson usual involving way. I learn anything? Yes, a lot of things. It agrees the majority of some things has learnt? Nope. It is a value partorisca reserve that shabby? Yes, you want to while it was the happy hour or three.. And ossia a lot enough for me.
5 / 5
Has loved are pound - episodes of interesting & facts throughout. The point has underlined small for me was to remark that the official planning for an Exposure Adds was initially like this confused, ailing-advised and on-uploaded with a dead hand of expensive procrastinaton like modern governmental/initiatives contemporary politics. Finally it was thought lateral technician for the gardener (a quite special a, admit) this has saved a day. Cross A tope - buy this book. A lot of enjoyable.
4 / 5
House; the short history of private life. (Bill Bryson)

never cease to be surprised in a vast row of the sources of Bill Bryson, or a depth and intensity of his investigation. Here, once again, there is delved deeply to some histories of minute for behind a growth and development of the each room in a house, his point to start with when being his own house in Norfolk, which dip was like the Rectory, and is still has called like this.

His revelations centuries of coverage of discoveries and inventions, as well as some lives, amours, highs and lows, and extremes of character of this manager for them. To describe this book as less than absolutely riveting would be to do the injustice.
5 / 5
Thought it would be to interest to try a audiobook, and this looked a
good election at the same time: have enjoyed the majority of the books of Bill Bryson (the exceptuan
a pair of the his prompt that there is me bored to go down the too-ready long of facts),
and has loved a sound of his voice in emissions of BBC of extracts. Like this
surely would enjoy Home like me a audiobook also?

Well, Perhaps no. A question is that I have found can very really give support
audiobooks. I listen for the moment, but then my attention roams, and @give
that does not have any attention really prey for a last now or like this, and has to that
skip behind and (try) listens again, which is quite fiddly. Somehow I a lot
have a same question whilst reading (excepts perhaps when that tries to finalise a
understand when I ought to be that it goes to sleep!) It does not help that the voice of Bill is
like this sweet and soothes it that it is easy to the drift was. (I has a question included
with David Attenborough, included in his the majority of fascinating!)

Retrospectively, would have to has seen this coming. When in the earth takes gone to
listening to a audiobook? Some people want to listen to them in a car, but I
has known would not be able to concentrate in the book whilst behaviour; and I a lot
the audience of use transports very thick. I have discovered quickly that that looks for to listen to
this in bedtime has not been to do (although lame to sleep quickly!)
Daytime Is resulted to be any one very better.

Thinks that to take by means of roughly two chapters before some empty among listening
the sessions have grown like this big as to surrender an experience pointless - I simply stray
the edge.

In his favour, some the individual clues are all quite courts, as it does not seat never has had
to plough by means of finalises it of the first long section to take. (My copy is in
CD, although it has dipped part of him to an iPod.)

Is not that I have had the question with a material. Later, I have bought home it likes a
and-book, and thoroughly enjoyed it. Like the history-with-ephemera of a progress
of consolations of house, connected (albeit sometimes quite tenuously) to some rooms of
the house of the author, is excellent. I have loved a way that a year when the
rectory has been built maintains to look in all the classes of unexpected ways. Somehow I
has had the better sense of a narrative structure of the each chapter in an and-reserve
that I never taken with a version of audio.

My indication reflects entertainment of mine of a content, more than a fact that I
so only does not look to locate with audiobooks.
4 / 5
Ossia One astonishingly that the interests read likes everything of Bills Brysons the books are. Precise time to read it this in spite of how is the very big book .
A fashion is exactly one same like his leading books. Has the structure but regularly roams out of a @@@subject and uses a @@subject to jump to another that is not always pertinent.
Are adds to learn roughly some of some things in a house but a book is like this more than that. It is particularly strong in some social and industrial transmissions in a nineteenth century. It seats that it can have covered more than some changes a twentieth century but there has to that come the point where Bill Bryson same thinks that that the book is taking too long.
A lot the time in a book goes to enormous detail in the @@@subject which didnt interest me but is always currency to stick with him like this something of interest with early explosions up. Example - I bored with the history of italian creation of villa when it move the statistics in accidents in stairs that I expósita fascinating.
Finds this very difficult reservation to recommend they so that it is heavy going simply because of his measure this in spite of good commentary that in a kindle, which is like me read it, some arrivals of real book in 69 with a rest of a text when be place, etc.
4 / 5
Ossia an ambitious distillation of the social history that use some rooms of the Victorian vicarage, the house of Bryson, as 'hook', crammed the rafters with interesting facts. Those who has known that an apprentice of the sweep of the youngest chimney has been aged so only three and the half? Or that a boating incident in Támesis with a number a big plus of fatalities has involved the sinking to bounce like in crude sewage? Or that a esecond better bed' this Shakespeare has bequeathed his woman was, in all likelihood, a marital bed, of the people then have maintained generally a better bed down to the aim was in neighbours/of visitatore.

In timing a subject @@@subject is forced in a 'house' frame like the Victorian lady to the corset (for example, a subject of mouse, the rats and other plagues is covered for a chapter of Studio because more I smile him is taken in this room that anywhere more in the house of Bryson, apparently) and a lot of some chapters some information of recovery of late plus of the earliest chapters, but these are smaller quibbles. In general it is an interesting book - and if these sounds less than the ringing the approval is reason some stairs of a subject @@@subject shrinks the laugh of Bryson out of strong humour to the light smirk.

If you are the defender of Bryson of Bill has read probably In Home already. If no, then it try one of his books of first travesía, Notes of the Big Country or Notes of the Small Island, says.

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4 / 5
is the while of then Bill Bryson has written the book of travesía, but certainly roams far and width with east a, although it does not leave never his own house.

A response to this paradox is in a structure of a book. Bryson packs His short history of private life to the class of rambling recognition around some rooms of his house, he mid 19th century LEADING CHURCH of Inghilterra rectory in the Norfolk village. (This American writer has lived in fact a lot of years in Inghilterra.) It uses a function or leading function of the each room, or sometimes his contents, likes beginning of sound-point for that diverse wide, leisurely and digressive examination of a way our domestic lives have been shaped for innovators of a past. A lot these have had quite idiosyncracies and obsesses to take ours drive to turn humour of, in a lot a fact of way still with the characters fulfils to the long of a way in his travelogues. Here it is not taking to the long of a Appalachian Estela or for the walk in a forest, but by means of time and of the continents, it drift pleasurably, with occasional swoops and dives, so that we feel sometimes like a boy that is taken for the magic walk for a Snowman, where to the wall is any barrier and has any character to time to concern roughly.

And ossia one feels of a book - an adventure to involve, the fun exploitation in a company of a bondadoso, cherubic narrator - if any Snowman perhaps he jolly, anecdotal uncle. It does not look for the history structured in the work of Bryson, less still for philosophy, as some reviewers looks for having expected and the been disappointed any to find - these are not the fashion of Bryson. It is the ladle -in, he snapper-on trifles, he jackdaw for twinkling done.

A further gem so only was the delight to having seen developed by the to author like him to him drive of knots by means of his house would concern a daily detail of the his own living there, and his family is, but maintains that character of private life out of these pages, and can very really blame for that in these prying days.

A recognition by means of a house is in all the chance at all more than the convenient device, and Bryson cheerfully fallen in several places when it can no any map out of beginning he-point for the one who loves to comprise precisely of a room is in.

A whole recognition is like this discursive that takes a feeling can have behind taken to a start and has begun again with the integer of together different of interesting things to say. Felizmente Company up for this recognition also; Bill Bryson is undertaken very good .
5 / 5
Once again Invoices Bryson comes up with the a lot of readable and enjoyable book. I have titled this description as 'any quite that I expected' as these sums on my feelings to the equal that have read this taken. A book had been announced like the history of houses and some pieces expósitas therein but wave around a lot of other appearances of history with the house of Bryson, the leading rectory, used like the frame to hang anything subjects an author has loved to write on. I have found some of the, more pertinent, information very interesting. For chance Bryson attacks an idea that the country parson was the poor man, which is an idea often peddled for some edges and of the daughters of clergymen a 19th century. A small undermining for Bryson develops that some shows of almost the averages the million books for annum, converted to today of values, is more afterwards to a mark. This perfects to to sense likes him the house of fourth substantial, to the like this book is based, was once a house of the clergyman only the one who had caused the to be built. It have to that have rattled around in his spacious inner, so only averts of the housekeeper. Certainly any one the house of the poor man and the house further some aspirations of the majority of a modern population of United Kingdom.

I new readers to Bryson will enjoy this roams around a history of a cliché but felt has had to mark he with only four stars for two reasons. A prime minister is that some of some interesting details are animal-cycled of the earliest works of an author. Another reason is that I have expected the this in spite of causing pound on because rooms to use like this , as some pieces of furniture and the machineries have contained in our room has evolved over time, and like this on. A vacant book in the little too much for mine in pleasant but, as with all the work of Bryson, a book is very written. No like this thought causing as 'Brief History' and any uproariously pleasant, as his books of travesía. My verdict is well for the new readers to Bryson but slightly disappoints it so that they have read his earlier books.
4 / 5
Are Bryson avid reader . His no of the fiction is always brilliantly researched and dip near in the very methodical and understandable formed. This book is the brilliant and informative read in an evolution of as the chambers have evolved by means of some ages , but has directed to a large extent in some last 250 years.
5 / 5
For any the one who enjoys the fashion of Bryson, is everything here in his later work - the history of domesticity apparently covering a last 250 or like this years. Writing with all his talent and humour in the way that look of frames as if it is by train for the write all only for you; anything a subject, is always the pleasure to read and an occasional snort of the laugh is an unavoidable accompaniment to a bed.

Taking a book in value of type, is the history of private chambers, his architecture, creation, creation, use, contents and material, inspired by a creation and history of the his lived own - the Norfolk rectory. Each chapter takes one of a rectory to rooms and uses likes him to him the point to start with to explore the particular appearance of domestic life. Cela, at least, is a plan declared - in fact real, Bryson launches his grandson that surpasses wide and vacancy down the holes of rabbit or push am gone in tangents in an almost chaotic way.
Takes a chapter in a rectory fusebox like an example. Repersenting A power and light of a house, learns in a blackout of WW2 Londra and incident of statistical street of a period; an early history of the created that lights (tallow and goes them of wax, hastes). Some hours in the Pepys is trace of and take his bed and likes James Boswell was able to involve and service the prostitute on Bridge of Westminster in daunting perfect like the result of a lack of the street that lights. There is diversion to villages' working hours and like an industrial revolution changed them, an evolution of time of lunch and an unpleasant side-effects of lights of oil. Spermaceti (Oil of whale) done an appearance accompanied for the potted history of whaler and gone on down a discovery and of the uses of 'oil of mecer'. A creation of stoves and an use of several fuels to heat for early North Americal settlers, a Fire Adds of Londra and, in last, an invention of a tram lightbulb and a development of a created of the electrical supply requires. Everything of of the this and more in a space of a relatively brief chapter. Another understood the, inspired by a rectory passage (hallway), begins with the description of a creation and construction of one Eiffel Tour. It goes figure.

If all this touches the little superficial yours, well is. Unashamedly So much. Cela The fact an odd book to a no familiar with the works of Bryson - always rambling in discharge and often thin in coverage - and can be difficult to fathom that in fact is writing on and reason. It is the bit likes one of these lessons escoles with the professor the one who can be diverted of a boring lesson in of the quadratic equations with the simple question in his elderly Norton motorcycle. Like this never, it is an interesting and involving read and yes calm avert you the desire said more roughly one or another of some things is covered, then there is probably has fulfilled his function - to spark your curiosity and inspire you to discover more.
4 / 5
Writing with the humour of mark of Bill Bryson, this book takes the only look in the row of subjects, of science the social history. Bryson Examines each room in his house, and some of some daily objects that the plenaries. A result is the hodge-podge exploitation of random elements - of stairs to rooms and pepper shakers. Work brilliantly and is the jam packed with interesting ' is' information of type. I have found in fact to bear month with which the still has driven dice of people partorisca say ' is....' In several daily objects. It is the bit like an equivalent of book of a show of opposition QI.

Has devoured a book in a course of the few days roughly highly would recommend it.
5 / 5
Adds law partorisca follow on some two books roughly United Kingdom - full of wonderful useless fascinating information that so only a outsider would appreciate to this discharge - his want to of his country has adopted would owe that be the lesson to all the residents.
5 / 5
... Has enough the plot in common, dispite Bill is the battery of country and the majority of some readers a lot quite presented to some heights was (and concealed is not the bitchy quip). Bill Bryson is the a lot of fulfilled writter in fact. Anything his subject, a flow of words and read a lot easily whilst that they direct to transmit his point or to take you dashing is gone in tangents in one the majority of remarkable but a lot plotted streets. Of this book obtains the wonderful sense of a history, reasoning and necessity of as the British house is resulted has established, anything his stairs or creation. It is an informative piece in the @@@subject that feels them the only bill could have chosen and elaborated on in this way. If it likes-you it his fashion then also tries: Travesía ( is writing a lot but) 'Notes of A Small Island' was some first I read and has loved; in Adolesence memoir, 'A Life and Time of Boy of Ray'; houmour that considers the tongue soyotro Tounge' and a a that really taken my attention was the offering of History of science The scarce Of Almost All' that was brilliant! Thank you Bill, please maintain writting!
4 / 5
Will maintain my writing of description, as some descriptions are very detailed and a lot of writings regarding this book. I am reading this book now and like this usual I am unable to dip a book down (Ossia the blip in my addiction). This book is like this interesting! It can be structured more and have more direction, this in spite of me enough like an indulgent pleasure of a ramblings! In the busy, hectic world-wide this book is a hatch of evasion to a world-wide use to know. A lot of some facts uncovered here the true coverage in the very deep sense, really give you the sense of deep and unbroken the connection there is included today with our ancestor and a past. Door the life our history in the simple, incredibly enjoyable and accessible way.
Has reserved our travesía the Orkney to see a Skara Brae - a book resupplies inspiration and the real desire to see a real thing. Highly you recommend this book.
5 / 5
Ossia Like an episode of QI in writing - the a lot of facts have presented in some interesting and enjoyable formed and the subject of this week is the house of Bryson in Norfolk. Bill roams of room in room and of the dozens of supplies of facts and interesting episodes loosely connected to a house and surrounding zone (I emphasise 'loosely' to the equal that take given in of to to the such diverse zones like locust infestations in of some the USA the Italian architecture).
An attractive real, like this always with Bryson, is his whimsical fashion to write. Can square him in him tweed the jacket that the chairs in the chair have spent in fact saying some histories to the equal that are by train to read them. A small critique is that there is not any laugh out of strong bits in here, different the majority of his leading works, but ossia the small detraction of other excellent read.
A full stop regarding a Kindle the edition is that an indicator of percentage looks the crawl to the long of a lot of dulcemente whilst reading but is not postponed for of the this like main organism of some finals to reserve around 70 mark with a rest taken up for indications.
5 / 5
Fascinating Done of a master of History The scarce of Almost Everything..!
Bills Bryson has purchased an old vicarage in Norfolk built in 1851..(.A date that astonishingly looks to transcendental date in a history of Big Bretagna..)
The bill visits his house with a room for room ...disects ,illuminates And informs with amazing, apes ,suprising , informative facts and down odd legislations ,episodes and histories that traces a history of this sum of British House.
The examples comprise where Samuel Pepys the woman has been to a basin..,like An illiterate rabbit breeder of Godalming in Surry has has convinced doctors that gives birth to the series of rabbits , to some uses of poultry dung in a laundry room.!
Ossia The book adds with Bill Bryson usual entertaining seen in a life and time of the @@@subject near the everyones heart.. A House.
One adds read..
4 / 5
Like this never with the books of Bryson have found this one the page-turner. Unusually, This in spite of, he no elicit the alone guffaw, snorts, giggle, or included the smirk. It was typically engrossing, but less entertaining that this familiar with Bryson is other works could expect. This in spite of, is less badly value the bed. One the majority of the what disappointing roughly is not a lack of comedy, but that finalises like this abruptly. My Kindle directed to think that was so only 80 to a book when it finalise. It results that a rest 20 has been taken up with the long bibliography and indication! For far a better thing roughly is an abundance of interesting and frequently in amazing historical facts, which are entertainment adds to share with friends.
5 / 5
This was one first Invoices Bryson rid I never read, this in spite of my preferred. I have bought this a pleasure the second copy to leave was. If you are enthusiastic on history and/or random trivia, will love this book. The writing besides Bryson is full of humour and sure to do you chuckle. Excellent reading.
5 / 5
A book has looked to promise at the beginning, while it takes the glimspe of as the history has affected houses of today. But it is fill so only with random mini histories that has not gone always coherent... It bite Of the waste of time.
4 / 5
Has to that it weaves to enjoy in this book, a lot of interesting episodes and fragment of information. It is the book the launch hand of , here and there, more than bed directly entirely of a start. This in spite of have not thought an idea of the base around each room in his house has done really. I have expected a lot of information on some things find in each room and to the equal that has developed, but this no really raisin. Had big chunks of the information in an Exposure Adds and some odd rodeos the customs and of the American habits.
In spite of these reservations this book is to good sure value the gone. Bill Bryson is always lovely reading, is so only that it can be been excellent with the bit of the tweak.
4 / 5
The one who would have thought a house and everything inside could be like this interesting?
Well Bills has done, and was a lot!

Although a subject is a house , a travesía we the readers take partorisca discover like some use of the daily elements in a house is coming roughly is the global a.

In this travesía fulfils a súper rich, a súper bad, some lucky, some sad, and some complete idiots that has this in spite of alive this planet.
An example is Edison the one who is inventing the career done in the to system still likes him the ape with a typewriter, maintains to the strike was and is joined partorisca take something legislation finally.
Well value the bed in my opinion, but then has found always Bill Bryson reserves the joy anything a title.
5 / 5
A history adds of a house, based in his own. Bryson HAS a enquiring alcohol and is quite happy to pursue the side that the lines have thought his @@@subject that maintains things in interesting.
5 / 5
Again Gentleman Bryson tip his quality with an original idea based which can think is mundane elements in and around a house. Some rooms, earths, pieces of furniture and building the materials of his own house am used like the tones to present to a history of these spaces and machineries. In so many doing plants him to a context of history, geography, science, philosophy and any one another number of has related subjects.

Always fascinating, never dull and with his self deprecating the way there is once again delighted, entertained and enlightened this reader. If it calm me excusarás declaring an obvious, really has the way with words! It buys it!
5 / 5
This is breaking it read, and the must for an opposition of pub! And for the a lot informative book, no the boring chapter in him. Some things have known but the More any ! But looking the program of television in a bath, was able to surprise another half to shout out of a name of a constructor of some scuppers of Londra a Bill.
Is an ideal book to read the capitulate whilst that eats desayunar, can choose it up and dip the down without losing an edge of a book, and have it jolly well laugh a same time. I have it quell'has bought already another for my anniversary of friends, is well has pleased. I recommend it that a response is one emphatic HE !
4 / 5
Calm never quite appreciated a politician, religious and real history that has been he feeds in of him colegialas then can have taken quirky takes on to to all the historical things like them the visas of the street Bills Brysons own wife! Travelling of the room in room Bills uncovers the host integer of historical facts in normal (and no like this normal) people, places and chances. Also like a the small chance can head to something the earth that shatters. Ossia An excellent book for curious people or like I people those who are wishing had taken more interest in pupil. Really it is a lot well, not laughing the minute this in spite of but like this usual very very researched and writing.
4 / 5
Like books of Bryson of Bill, and ossia like this well like any of some another, perhaps a lot quite like this pleasant likes some but still abundance of examples of the dry sense of Bryson of humour and irony. Really I think that that I have learnt enough to plot of these stupid facts roughly the cliché objects that up to now a lot was prpers gives that I have not known. I have had a Kindle version like this perhaps has not been conscious like big the book is but took so only the pair of days to read he - entirely - although to plot of another reviewers looks for thinks it would have to that be 'the hand launched of' and is the slow reader this would be the good idea . I have found personally that I do not want to dip the down!
4 / 5
Always amused to read and with brilliant ideas the things that is staring in a face every day. His well to have an excellent writer that does a class to undermine that you favour to the fragment that explains some simple things of daily life. It is definately in my cast of the looks of authors was stops.
4 / 5
When I See a title and read a jacket can think that that this will be the quite dull and bland subject, especially for the book of this period. This in spite of think that to like me will be surprised and loved in a depth of historical, social, political and cultural detail has contained therein.
Bryson so only has the present thus type to write, doing seemingly mundane subjects, informative, entertaining and humourous. I have maintained to take to read bit in fact historical or pleasant sections my woman or I would have finalised it to the fastest plot that has done.
4 / 5
One looks to entertain in some normal things in your house and to the equal that is coming roughly, but has the tendency to ramble went in it tangent to a main piece
5 / 5
Bryson is like this entertaining and informative as never. Journeying Of room in room in his Victorian rectory house, he uncovers the mine of episode and interesting information roughly like his residents of predecessor have lived his lives by means of some centuries, of a basement in a chamber and further, and everything with the smile. Unforgettable - and like this a lot (and wittily) written. Thank you, Bill (again).
4 / 5
In the house for Bill Bryson was very researched, fascinating, and very written. How it is everything Bills Bryson books.
A pleasure partorisca read.
4 / 5
Has arrived a lot dirty on front & behind. Has has had to that 'washed' was before that can manage. The plug has been rasgada.
5 / 5
In that found that the cast of all the books for Bill Bryson I could not expect read more books. A book has arrived a lot shortly after ordering it.
5 / 5
Ossia Bryson meanders later by means of in big unconnected measure, but this in spite of fascinating material, and follows to endeavours likes him the history The scarce Of Almost Everything, Tongue of Mother, . Apparently it submerges to the work of investigation, finds the edge and develops to reserve. This a really has quite little to do with houses and of the houses, but disgorge tonnes of small-known information, episodes in places and of the famous figures, and interesting investigation in the a lot of things probably take for has admitted. You can dip in and you go in , and never be bored. Highly recommended.
5 / 5
Defenders of the books of Bill Bryson can find this reserves the little has bitten unusual. It locates a history of a modern house behind to his historical starts and is full to stuff that the frames go 'wow - I has known no concealed'. Beware This in spite of, could finalise held some trousers of your friends when you begin to say them all some things discover in this book.

Are Bryson defender and this did not leave me down.
4 / 5
Has not had never an inclination to visit Australia. Still a lot of aactually but reading the this was an absolute delight and there is enjoyed each page. I have bought 2 more for the pair of friends (present navideños) reasons knows that would want to too.
5 / 5
Liked everything in this book - Bill Bryson in his better with observation and brilliant talent.
5 / 5
I diving in and out of this book everything of a time. There is like this information that there is always something I stray or has forgotten of a leading time. Ossia The history of our living space but also the history of our still modern need consolation and improvement. It is one of a must informative and accessible books there is not reading never.
5 / 5
Are the defender adds of Bill Bryson but a book a lot he for me. Too many Facts!
4 / 5
Fascinating The account of diverse subjects has related the daily life. Read that the second time this in spite of enjoy it. Bill Bryson has an interesting informal fashion that is a lot readable. Has the copy impresa but an advantage of a Kindle the version is that it can be looked for. I have loved to find a history of Samuel Pepys and his account of active drunk the cup of tea that headed to a translation of his newspapers.

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5 / 5
I love this row of books! They are like this informative and presented in some easy-the-diving-to format. I have bought this partorisca my father-in-law the one who is the take headteacher and has made history in has joined. It say that it has been it adds it refresher and the loan like the chances was catalogued in report to the each one like this another
5 / 5
An editor DK has won my confidence in compraventa a lot of the educational books of the boys the cookery etc and this book is another extremely a lot-dipped-was, highly informative this in spite of user-friendly book. Like the overview of introduction / of the quality of history is excellent. As with any book in such the subject width a secret is in a modifying and these offers of book surround it well of main historical chances without resultant bogged down in detail excessive. Like an introduction the history or the basic grounding in like this take to where is' highly recommends it. I bought it on its own name partorisca fill some empty in mine now rusty knowledge of the history and I thoroughly follows partorisca enjoy he - is like this a lot of formatted to. Ite-sized Admonishes that the entertainment is easy. They are of half age but is partorisca be of look of accessible way and involving partorisca the youngest readers of roughly 11yrs up. My two adolescent edges have commented favourably roughly he also.
5 / 5
Fantastic book, very accessible and the bite adds sized descriptions of the chances keys for all leave history. They are any expert of history and these helps of book I really help me partorisca take my facts in mandate!
3 / 5
A quality of a book and the information is something on, but is quell'has bitten cluttered to be the directly read, more the book of reference.

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5 / 5
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5 / 5
No our cup of tea - more partorisca a younger generation - perhaps?
5 / 5
This 'Big Ideas' the books for real are in amazing!
3 / 5
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5 / 5
An editor DK has won my confidence in compraventa a lot of the educational books of the boys the cookery etc and this book is another extremely a lot-dipped-was, highly informative this in spite of user-friendly book. Like the overview of introduction / of the quality of history is excellent. As with any book in such the subject width a secret is in a modifying and these offers of book surround it well of main historical chances without resultant bogged down in detail excessive. Like an introduction the history or the basic grounding in ‘like this take to where is' highly recommends it. I bought it on its own name partorisca fill some empty in mine now rusty knowledge of the history and I thoroughly follows partorisca enjoy he - is like this a lot of formatted to. Ite-sized Admonishes that the entertainment is easy. They are of half age but is partorisca be of look of accessible way and involving partorisca the youngest readers of roughly 11yrs up. My two adolescent edges have commented favourably roughly he also.
4 / 5
Has thrilled with east. Required something partorisca ten year partorisca take up in some last few years of hundred of history in the nutshell, and ossia so only a thing.

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Top Customer Reviews: Born 1941, Happy ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 5 ratings
5 / 5
More like the book of comic of the paper, disappoints it quality in £
4 / 5
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5 / 5
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Top Customer Reviews: An Illustrated ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 42 ratings
4 / 5
Bought like the help of renderización, some illustrations are copious and useful. A main text has some interesting facts that has not been conscious according to considerable exposure to a @@@subject down some years. This in spite of, a picture captions was the little less than informative if you are the modeller or king-enactor. Also it is wide row means that there are some amazing omissions with, for example, any picture of a overalls/pixie adapt like result partorisca regulate in United Kingdom formateábamos armoured in some later phases of a war. A good book partorisca have, but more like the file of the work of an illustrative that perhaps the first reference of laws of election.
4 / 5
Book of good reference partorisca illustrative and the costruttrici of model has interested in this period. Some illustrations are a lot good (but prefer the books for artists likes him Malcolm McGregor, Pierre Turner,etc,).For a prize this book is a lot of value but a subject of WW2 the military uniforms is too many big to cover in the alone volume and ossia the value while endeavour.
4 / 5
The brilliant book there is enjoyed each page a lot of insightful happy took it.
4 / 5
Abundance of the by heart good dishes and info to go with them
5 / 5
Excellent illustrated book with the condensed description of the each uniform. One drives adds for all interested in WW2.
4 / 5
A reference adds to help me paints some miniatures for the game of war
5 / 5
is Gone in excellent condition. A lot informative so only that has looked for.
4 / 5
Utmost rid and the beautiful book,describing uniform of a Second World for modellers or a lot so only interested in military/ww2 uniform.
5 / 5
has bought this book for my grandson of 12 years those who is very interested in WW2. It is a lot amiably illustrated with a lot of interesting information roughly all some different types of uniforms. My grandson was pleased really with him
4 / 5
Excellent illustrated book with the condensed description of each uniform. One drives adds for all interested in WW2.
5 / 5
A book of brilliant reference for any the one who desires to paint or wargame this was
4 / 5
The full beautiful book of info and illustrations partorisca paint very pleased
5 / 5
The book adds but there or any navy the uniforms and a book is now bit it smaller that in books in a series
5 / 5
A good book, but with some failures. A main a when being sometimes some pictures does not match a text. Another reviewer has mentioned a howler, regarding an invisible 75mm gun. This class partorisca read of poor test, together with some Germans in of the uniform ashes detract of the reservation likes the integer. But, these are isolated examples . In general the value that takes, so only any one a level of Mollo book.
4 / 5
Purchased For a present announces one passionate has given uniformologia and history. I have had The occasion has given sfogliarlo and can admit that it is for real very done, optimum illustrations his paper patinata, descriptions of the if historical that have spent announces a determinate innovation or the transmission has given uniform. It goes Given a note has given merit was rilegatura, when declaring (also in English mine now already any one would have to be more a question) and to the service Amazon puntale come always!
5 / 5
Is an interesting work with good illustrations but q Any one contributes at all new and with the lacks respect the some uniformas. In report The uniforms of the different marine any one swimming of hay. For interested in the militaría and amateurs L the books of history of better hay. It concealed yes the Edges of illustrations very good.
5 / 5
Uniforms of world-wide war II is a book that fulfils with his title of coverage. A selection of illustrations of the uniforms of the main armies that has mediated in the second world-wide war (and some Any known tan). The Main motive partorisca buy are rids edges his illustrations, of then, so much it testo, like the photographs, spare edges, known by everything. These illustrations of uniform (the big majority) is based in in some photographs of real models of historical reconstruction. Hay A lot laminas in those comment that the same door of person of the different uniforms. All concealed Any desmerece the graphic quality of this book, like this so much the quantity of uniforms, as his diversity, edges quite tall. In definite, this book, of good quality, with pages to finalise resplandor and excellent impression, will complete the library of any one give sustain the the unifomologia of the second world-wide war.
5 / 5
Is hieß zwar, gives Artikel is neu, ich erhielt ihn aber nur in einem völlig zerknitterten Zustand dipped eingedrücktem Einband und like this weiter. Allerdings ist Gives wahrscheinlich erst während gives Lieferung passiert.
5 / 5
Drive a lot good to know the uniform varied of the armies of the second World-wide War, is missing something of the Spanish Army
5 / 5
option A lot good to have a compendio of uniforms of the Second world-wide War, ideal for modelsitas army and interested to the Military History. If it love information he a lot specify this Any one is his option , but like the general information is incomparable. Laminas A lot good and quite a lot of information.
Recommended.
5 / 5
Good publication, With original representations, also has given minor nations. Advisable For was the one who was have the heart he period.
Among Him better of the sector.
4 / 5
Avenges a lot of drawings of uniforms that is that looks for to paint the miniatures is a lot good
5 / 5
Bonitísimo book! It contains a lot of interesting informations.
5 / 5
He willbe the help adds with @@modeling @of the very dipped mine-out of pictures of the good colour and a prize has not gone too bad and has taken here the good times there are no Naval uniforms
5 / 5
Panoramic Clock of the uniformity dressed during the SGM. Although with light disequilibriums, of then in some uniforms of belligerent only touch of terrestrial troops and ignore , the fault of spatial imagine me, the cloths of the armies of sea and air.
5 / 5
Is in English, use he for the modelismo of soldate and fence in me.
5 / 5
Pound very good. Good illustrations with better information. Better books for students to draw , Militaría researchers and readers.
5 / 5
Although they are missing uniform is some that results very difficult to find another work that gathers like this in an Alone volume. It can complete with another of units more concrete
4 / 5
To good insurances or but complete book in uniforms two combatientes gives according to big ções 5 stars in 5.Optimum acquisition.
5 / 5
Ideal book to know more in a WWII. Very relative cuality prize.
5 / 5
Rids yes presents a lot well, the compaginación and cleaned and clear. The representation of the individuals is clear and followed gives one declares esauriente.
4 / 5
GOOD BOOK OF MILITARY COLLECTING, FOR MODELISTAS And BEEN MAD ABOUT OF MILITARÍA, WITH ILLUSTRATIONS COLOREADAS WELL OF THE UNIFORMS OF THE II WORLD-WIDE WAR.
5 / 5
A lot the illustration done , well, gives basic comprising of some diverse uniform
4 / 5
Give the amazing errors touches a book of historical(ex a soldato German of the campaign of 1940 with joined Mg42 to the sud the shoulder) but the quality iconographique is equal to the others titles of the collection!! Harm That lucido the format was smaller that his other looks of qualities to degrade.....
5 / 5
It operates excellent, damage that has done has spent exercise it francaise to the as slowly, but in the together rid the consultor, as of another side all lucida collection
5 / 5
Although it is not good tan like the forward of uniforms of the editor. Bla bla bla bla bla bla bla
4 / 5
This book is chock full of deceptions and historical inaccuracies regarding arms and uniform. I will use three examples partorisca illustrate my point. Page 126 the German 242nd lieutenant is described as spending the black peaked covers that clearly it is not . Page 116 a SS the soldato is described as spending the camouflaged smock when clearly it is that it spends a late war two pea of point of piece camo uniform. Page 95 EUA paratrooper has described so that it spends the dress of jungle of camouflage of piece when in fact it is spending a level two piece airborne uniform. This pound can be of use partorisca the boy or the novice in military history. No partorisca a serious collector.
5 / 5
Fantastic book. Some illustrations are upper notch -- and while has abundance of them, this book is 80 information , 20 illustrations. Perhaps 70/30. The uniforms are not so only covered factually, but one 'reasons is the uniform elections are also. On that, some first 30 pages or like this of a book is rich in background info in WWI. At all a lot calm already know if you are the history buff, but that interest this in spite of. It would have paid 10-20 dollars more partorisca east has has had to that, is honradamente that well!
5 / 5
Not comprising descriptions of some uniforms of Naval forces. I have bought this partorisca add my collection but is class of lack. I dipped it/ I dipped It on a table of caffè. A half person that the bed will not know a difference.
5 / 5
Excellent book partorisca history buff. A bit those that uniformas that loses but the details are a lot good. The company dips was some a lot of good uniform books.
5 / 5
Has not read, but construction of book and quality of looks of paper on means. Good illustrations
5 / 5
A book was expected like this that. A jacket to powder has had the small tear in a plug, which the new book would not owe that have .