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Top Customer Reviews: Eat, Drink, Nap: ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 24 ratings
5 / 5 Dorthy
It is the book of the combination adds - inner of Soho house, touches on like this to, cookery, receipes and commentaries of Nick - a founder. Also it adds it likes me of calm can not resupply the stay in Soho.
5 / 5 Farah
It likes to of just flick by means of this book and look in some pictures, wishing was in Soho house! Just lovely photographs
5 / 5 Faith
Element like this described and an interesting bed.
5 / 5 Claudette
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5 / 5 Noble
Full of inspiration of interior and good-looking photo
Also that the recipes of surprise likes them like this partorisca do the tarragon of roasts chicken. Delicious!
5 / 5 Preston
Looks well, But has bought this like the present as it does not know is that the be be expect.
5 / 5 Kristal
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5 / 5 Emery
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5 / 5 Laure
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5 / 5 Justin
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4 / 5 Leif
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4 / 5 Jeanice
The value adds and the perfect present, arriving in good order and punctually.
5 / 5 Lavenia
Was a lot of disappointed thus book. I have not thought a photograph was utmost, and has been confused in a purpose of him. The desire had saved my money.
5 / 5 Shizue
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4 / 5 Alica
Likes to just flick by means of this book and look in some pictures, wishing was in Soho house! Just lovely photographs
5 / 5 Bette
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4 / 5 Hortencia
The caffè rid really lovely of full table of good-looking recipes, inner, tips and an idea to a soho held. My roast the chicken is now totally transformed of then reading east!! It was the lovely present partorisca the fellow also.
4 / 5 Jeanene
Looks well, but has bought this like the present as it does not know is that the be be expect.
4 / 5 Audrie
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4 / 5 Jolynn
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4 / 5 Maisha
It has given this that present he in my edges and his woman; they are that they are long members of Soho the house and is wanted with a book. For me it was more interesting that see an a lot of to house which have visited and said roughly.
5 / 5 Chasity
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4 / 5 Sondra
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4 / 5 Catherine
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Top Customer Reviews: The Housebuilder's ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 50 ratings
4 / 5 Lucilla
Formed: Paperback Loves this book. They are the newbie to project that you direct the build how has been invaluable tries to see yes am taking rasgado was, that all a slang of constructors is (as it does not look that newbie). Well value a small investment; I will be to purchase some next editions to keep up to date . Well writing, methodical and in Simple English with some humorous commentaries to relieve that it is the width , and our, the subject has complicated. All the constructors and the architects have his own ways and of the opinions but having this book to sustain in the chair can question his decisions with confidence.
4 / 5 Byron
Formed: Paperback As well as I have been recommended this book . Quell'Has them has wanted to was the book the technical plus so that as I have built has known the simple things the pleasure which quotes a Gift would owe that be, that mixes cement partorisca use for a foundation, owe a barrier of steam of the ceiling in the terrace goes under a plasterboard or on a insulation? Those beams of measure owe that it use in a ceiling and Flor? .... Well it answer it any of these!
Is not the bad book but is not drawn to leave to defy your constructors if his gat injustice of technical material. Like the manager of project wants to know that all the world is built the spec and correctly. This book are adds yes calms so only wants to have the best comprising of where your money is going but ossia. If you want to build the house or included the garden has built The THIS Is not The BOOK FOR you, if your hands on... Movement on. Sad
5 / 5 Brandon
Formed: Paperback has RECEIVED SO ONLY my copy of this book and has there was not reading some 1 descriptions partorisca star before buying has had like this the leading edition and know that ossia the book adds . Want to, the one who the drop in publishing quality! Basement of subject feels and some of some looks of impression to the equal that was done on the dot matrix printer of one 1980 east. That the left down - the price would owe that be partorisca this edition. Unfair of people partorisca give it a star this in spite of - I mine fallen to 3 that would have been it the 4 or perhaps 5.
4 / 5 Kali
Formed: Paperback As it says, Bible '' partorisca self constructors. Not to give you absolutely all build needs the house if yours in fact doing a work of course, (partorisca those books require more technical in the each one describes obviously), but this book is perfect partorisca an overview of a process, options partorisca build like this material and the wise method, heating methods, services and utilities, planning, that directs a project, pitfalls and joys of self edifice. Really it is the soyust' plans the self build. Say partorisca buy this like this punctual like starts partorisca think roughly building your own house and read discharges partorisca cover. Writing in easy to follow tongue and in logical chunks, answers the calm question there was has not thought even of... But would have! Recommended.
5 / 5 Tegan
Formed: Paperback Absolutely Brilliant! Thank you Partorisca This fabulous book Mark! The one who would have think that reading roughly planning permissions, brick and mortar, plumbing, electricity, load of tone imposed, and the discharges of cost could be like this pleasant and entertaining. It can not dip down a book and has finalised he in the night. Exceptional bed! Thank you!
4 / 5 Dona
Formed: Paperback would advise people partorisca buy this book of a principle. Has other -looked - titles but this one is much more informative and easy to read. A costings is also very useful.
Buys a book with which have had a permission partorisca plan and has finalised our process to draw. I now the desire had had he of a start as it have helped with a intitial phases as well as with a later construction.
5 / 5 Susannah
Formed: Paperback This pound there is literally everything needs to know in it partorisca build/renew the house. Look to the barn conversion but then after reading this book and the pair other reasons decide to renew this in spite of found that this book was extremely informative. We have learnt the plot of him and is an easy bed and explains all well.
4 / 5 Renato
Formed: Paperback No the 'regarding the ' book but brilliantly dips was all of some considerations when thinking partorisca build, that builds animal, renewing or that extends the house. Armed with a knowledge in this chair of sure book that could do it a bit of a work I and a material tin a lot , would be partorisca speak sure with the professional. Honradamente, Partorisca anything main that the small conservatory ossia the must reads/ has to that have book.
4 / 5 Stephine
Formed: Paperback A book feels very economic. All some illustrations are low resolution the black & aim and a paper is poor quality that is disappointing partorisca one 25 seal of price. Some looks of information a lot I this in spite of have given it like this 3 stars.
4 / 5 Babette
Formed: Paperback has bought them this after seeing an earlier version in a university library, ossia a better book as has tangible date partorisca revise and work on!
4 / 5 Tammera
As well as I have been recommended this book . Quell'Has them has wanted to was the book the technical plus so that as I have built has known the simple things the pleasure which quotes a Gift would owe that be, that mixes cement partorisca use for a foundation, owe a barrier of steam of the ceiling in the terrace goes under a plasterboard or on a insulation? Those beams of measure owe that it use in a ceiling and Flor? .... Well it answer it any of these!
Is not the bad book but is not drawn to leave to defy your constructors if his gat injustice of technical material. Like the manager of project wants to know that all the world is built the spec and correctly. This book are adds yes calms so only wants to have the best comprising of where your money is going but ossia. If you want to build the house or included the garden has built The THIS Is not The BOOK FOR you, if your hands on... Movement on. Sad
5 / 5 Shayla
Love this book. They are the newbie to project that you direct the build how has been invaluable tries to see yes am taking rasgado was, that all a slang of constructors is (as it does not look that newbie). Well value a small investment; I will be to purchase some next editions to keep up to date . Well writing, methodical and in Simple English with some humorous commentaries to relieve that it is the width , and our, the subject has complicated. All the constructors and the architects have his own ways and of the opinions but having this book to sustain in the chair can question his decisions with confidence.
4 / 5 Jeanne
Has received so only my copy of this book and has there was not reading some 1 descriptions partorisca star first to buy has had like this the leading edition and know that ossia the book adds . Want to, the one who the drop in publishing quality! Basement of @@subject feels and some of some looks of impression to the equal that was done on the dot matrix printer of one 1980 east. That the left down - the prize would owe that be £ for this edition. Unfair of people to give it a star this in spite of - I mine fallen to 3 that would have been it the 4 or perhaps 5.
4 / 5 Lura
To the equal that says, Bible '' partorisca self constructors. Not to give you absolutely all build needs the house if yours in fact doing a work of course, (for those books require more technical in the each one describes obviously), but this book is perfect for an overview of a process, options to build like this material and the wise method, heating methods, services and utilities, planning, that directs a project, pitfalls and joys of self edifice. Really it is the soyust' plans the self build. It say to buy this calm grieve starts to think roughly building your own house and read discharges to cover. Writing in easy to follow tongue and in logical chunks, answers the calm question there was has not thought even of... But would have! Recommended.
4 / 5 Javier
Absolutely Brilliant! Thank you For this fabulous book Mark! The one who would have think that reading roughly planning permissions, brick and mortar, plumbing, electricity, load of tone imposed, and the discharges of cost could be like this pleasant and entertaining. It can not dip down a book and has finalised he in the night. Exceptional bed! Thank you!
4 / 5 Altagracia
Would advise people to buy this book of a principle. Has other -looked - titles but this one is much more informative and easy to read. A costings is also very useful.
Buy a book with which have had a permission to plan and has finalised our process to draw. I now the desire had had he of a start as it have helped with a intitial phases as well as with a later construction.
4 / 5 Hang
This pound there is literally everything needs to know in that to build/renew the house. Look to the barn conversion but then after reading this book and the pair other reasons decide to renew this in spite of found that this book was extremely informative. We have learnt to plot of him and is an easy bed and explains all well.
5 / 5 Jackelyn
No the 'regarding the ' book but brilliantly dips was all of some considerations when thinking to build, that builds animal, renewing or that extends the house. Armed with a knowledge in this chair of sure book that could do it a bit of a work I and a material tin a lot , would be to speak sure with the professional. Honradamente, For anything main that the small conservatory ossia have to that it reads/ has to that have book.
4 / 5 Margarette
A book feels very economic. All some illustrations are low resolution the black & aim and a paper is poor quality that is disappointing for one £25 seal of prize. Some looks of information a lot I this in spite of have given it like this 3 stars.
4 / 5 Doris
Has Bought this after seeing an earlier version in a university library, ossia a better book to the equal that has tangible date to revise and work on!
5 / 5 Sandi
A better house-book of build. A costings will date, but a contained subtracts valid. Of the abundance partorisca time partorisca read each section so that has the plot partorisca take on-near.
5 / 5 Trinh
Has has finalised so only read this book and I have been extremely has impressed. Some drive of calm writer by means of some different phases with tongue of before directly clear. A book has been broken down to wise chapters that captures, at least to the beginner wants to be like me, some essential lessons partorisca achieveing the build of successful house. A book is full of useful and up to date examples that comprises complete costings. A writer explains some advantages and of the disadvantages of different approximations to build, planning costing etc with those looks to be advise impartial good. I have read at the beginning this reserves almost like me the novel was that engrossing, in several points an author signalled in a direction of another information that I with exciting hasty was to dip my toes in. Point settled down and has maintained he with me to choose on the paragraph here or then like deep time and found both approximations have done. In general I am surprised enough for like this easy and enjoyable reading this book has been and learning on some complexities and potential pitfalls of a self build. I find it hard to imagine has the book writes better in this subjec. Although ossia an only self the book of build has read an author the chance to oblige so that it is practical good to follow client like this potential, manager of project or manager of place in the self project of build.

Sincerely would recommend this book to the equal that drives general for self constructors. They are sure that the details concretise will require more the investigation the mark has informed the decisions but this pound is a prime minister for all this subsequent investigation.

Compraventa, read the and perhaps will do our sleep of the self build the little has bitten more probably.
4 / 5 Dreama
A really useful hand book, consultor full of common sense of experience. A tip on taking a better prize of Traders of Constructors, saved on £50 a first day to purchase it and found that an invaluable source of good ideas to plan our Self project of Build.
5 / 5 Frederic
Really give you all needs to comprise all some have not involved in the self-project of build. If my plans take to go, will be much more sure projects to direct a whole process after spending for a book. There I remain also to do the estimativa much more detailed of a total cost of a build - the quite essential prime minister any one!
5 / 5 Reiko
Ossia A book that any first time self the constructor has to that buy. Read this book before starts and to the equal that build and paid for him ten times on. There is the little more typographical errors in this edition that would owe but a book is still a better available. In a Housebuilders to the bible has been improved, dipped ready and up to date and remains one of some the majority of useful tools the self the constructor can have. Any short corner - buy one the majority of up to date edition. If you are exploring help of new territory to have the decent map.
4 / 5 Sonja
Is thinking to build east is the must, the novice or the Extremely lovely no. info that will enable you to do decisions that apt yours build.
4 / 5 Izetta
Covers all precise to know and more. Also it is to update so to the equal that can be in a continuous changing world-wide to build regs! You link abonos resupplied to recommended providers also that it was useful. When Beginning to build I slowly to reread each pertinent section and apply my own practice. A real esay the he so that it is' book that calms has not seen things on and does the potential self the fully conscious constructor of a pitfalls. Highly you recommend to any that plans to build or renew his own house.
4 / 5 Doreen
Bad writing and riddled with spelling and errors of grammar. Unhelpful Structure and economic photographs. It can have sold well in a past, but Brinkley there is not building the house on 15 years!
5 / 5 Artie
Has been buying some updates to this book for years now. There is more useful and pertinent information in this book that has had in 3 years in university studying construction. Brilliant writing , random way also.
4 / 5 Tresa
Ossia A better collection of the information there is never find when thinking roughly that goes to a subject @of developer of the property or planning on taking the work done in your house. I resorted utmost, simple to comprise and good personnel to control side. Probably a better £15 will spend you in your project of edifice.
5 / 5 Crystle
I am taking by means of this book. Dulcemente But surely. Well very material. A resource of good learning
5 / 5 Jeremiah
has Expected more pictures, but is that it says in a coverage.
Compraventa Good.
4 / 5 Mariano
The good informative book partorisca any one wanting to be involved in the build of house.
4 / 5 Lakeesha
Rids really useful to drive me by means of my extension. Speaking like this any the one who has known literally swim am using this to handhold my way by means of a process!
4 / 5 Maranda
I bed in this book in the magazine that recommended this reserves to DIY/buyers of House.
Has ordered this so only look it in fact days and arrives this morning.
Is broken down the sections. It is full of the excellent information has known no never roughly or would have considered.
Good quality, the book has drawn well. Well it price. You recommend.
4 / 5 Glendora
Housebuilders Bible 11 ...
Ossia The very comprehensible book , would say them is the must read partorisca any entertaining an idea to build his own house, or still partorisca someday more!
Ossia One the majority of comprehensible and accessible book in a @@@subject and if his no covered in depth in here then his time partorisca take an expert in.
A book of reference that will choose you on repeatedly.
5 / 5 Marina
Has read entirely this he like this thought of the self-house of boxes of the build when we decide to move with which 35 years. But one normal movement in an end. I have used partorisca be a fact of architectural technician 35 years and has been surprised this has changed any a lot of in some bricks and side of mortar of houses partorisca build. Some houses of German box are the different integers ballgame (but extremely expensive unfortunately). This edition could do with to comprehensible grammar and spelling control, but a content is good and very dipped was.
4 / 5 Britta
It is the book that would benefit you to do the self-build or full renewal.
5 / 5 Caron
Has purchased this book as we are shipping in the self build. Has a lot of be useful and helped to think attentively on some decisions require partorisca do. I also like a down the fashion of earth in that is written. Certainly you are the book will inform behind to in the base regulate partorisca any information of atrocity. Reading this book before prpers commit to anything has been invaluable. Highly recommended.
5 / 5 Hermelinda
Drives comprehensible with a lot of interesting sections partorisca any one shipping in a long street in the new house. Used during your build partorisca answer those questions another is there was little partorisca answer.
4 / 5 Kurt
Brilliant book, load of information, covers all the appearances, easy to read, really pleased with cost of mine.
5 / 5 Trenton
The book adds partorisca any the one who is considering that it builds the house. My husband has is spent of the hours poring in of the this. It is in easily digestible sections, as any precise to read spent partorisca cover - wants to know roughly something specifically, calm so only can go directly to this section. A must-have for any housebuilder.
4 / 5 Loraine
Wants to remodel, extends or build your own house ossia a book , taking reissued with up to date transmissions and costings like this marks of the compraventa takes a later version. Some explanations and the joint are not to found anywhere more like this easily comprised likewise a mother-in-law read it and has loved that. Constructors beware in that has read this will have a knowledge to defy and comprise.
4 / 5 Loma
One drives a lot of gain for one the one who has had little experience to house self-building.
5 / 5 Elvis
It have taken loaned to 6th edition of the mate, and has bought a 10th edition partorisca up to date info in applications/of green echo. It has been it has updated yes, but now it contains numerous new annoying typos and deceptions. An indication now is horrifying. They give it.
4 / 5 Tereasa
The book adds partorisca architects. Useful partorisca small projects
4 / 5 Patti
So only that has required. Now it is the one who a constructor is speaking roughly.
5 / 5 Domenica
More partorisca self constructors that professionals but useful all some same
4 / 5 Samara
A lot of luzcan and easy to digest.
Quite the plot of minor typesetting errors where the sources/of fashions have confused/lost, but no quite bad the cloud a message.
Would have liked me more than details in a joinery elections, glazing options and insulation economy.
Now has to that read the throughout again and the commit the memory.
5 / 5 Benedict
A book is glorious. I have learnt so much to read it. It advise any the one who is not so only that builds the house but although you are buying an already built to buy this book. A book will help in any improvements are thinking to do in your current house as well as giving you ideas for a future.

Top Customer Reviews: Period Property ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 47 ratings
5 / 5 Hyo
Formed: Hardcover Are for partorisca ship in a compraventa of still like this another old property in need of the plot of TLC. This book gives similar weaves consulting of sound. It is now like this obvious that some of my past recoveries, this in spite of steps is gone in good faith at the same time, has done against a cloth of some edifices in place of with them - particularly with report to humid, ventilation and some different types of plaster and mortar. The desire had had access to these years of knowledge does.
4 / 5 Catheryn
Formed: Hardcover Ossia the a lot of informative and that the interests read and resupplies and excellent overview in a correct way to maintain and enhance old edifices. It is illustrated fantastically and clearly writing and for this the joy partorisca read. I have found especially some chapters on mortar of file, humid and timber decay very useful and is clear that a long use of cimienta rich mortars and toxic chemical treatments partorisca like this called timber and the humid questions are in big leaves some-necessary and in a lot of positively harmful chances. Each one which the one who possesses or the works in old and traditional edifices would owe that read this book and He would have to that be compulsory reading partorisca Surveyors, a lot that is to coach almost exclusively in of the modern edifices, which totally differently of historian some.
5 / 5 Taisha
Formed: Hardcover An author and the editor have done an excellent work to dip out of that you really need to know feigns to possess, refurbish or spend was work of studio in the property of period. A book is easy to read, very presented with illustrations and of the excellent photos and is packed with a class of knowledge that takes years to build up in practical. Recommended for owners of house of the period, constructors, student surveyors and architects, and any those who has an interest in of the common technician of first British construction of a First world-wide War. It can any one and does not say you absolutely all but he will take you 85 of a way there, and frankly, in practical, ossia so only roughly like this well likes to take.
5 / 5 Sunday
Formed: Hardcover This book is packed with joint for owners of the oldest properties. It is a lot reassuring and eye-inaugural in a way transmits is message ' any panic'. Rock of ladies' the looks of wise view to be, old properties that it is around be for the a lot of decades can last for many more with a right interview and the renewal done in a same way how were originally built and new methods in fact can hurt a cloth of an edifice.
5 / 5 Charmain
Formed: Hardcover has found this an interesting bed, with some useful tips: my property is @@@1920s like this well in an end of one has has turned covered in here and no quite returning to a @@@1930s manual. I imagine for any owner of property of the period there will be some points of interest in here and some any one like this pertinent but if at all more thinks attentively roughly as and the one who does to maintain and improve your property.
4 / 5 Mabel
Formed: Hardcover like this any the one who undertakes both work of architectural drawing in of the old edifices as well as it does of studio, has a lot hesitation recommend this well rids priced and very produced. As I have found with another Haynes manual of property, i.et. A @@@1930s marries and a Victorian house a tongue and way to write will be accessible the people without a lot of knowledge of edifice.
4 / 5 Vincenzo
Formed: Hardcover has bought an old house, this drives is excellent with drive and of the photos by heart adds to help. Each owner of the house of the period would be necessary has it on his shelf. It is to update with current best practices that each constructor would owe that know, but sadly no. The old houses are not some same like houses of cimienta, requires to breathes!
5 / 5 Isabell
Formed: Hardcover has bought this like the present for my grandson the one who has has bought so only the 'held of period'. You are thrilled with him, is the very interesting book to explore by means of. Has the plot of work of the long alteration planned, and while it can not be doing a lot he he, at least can be behind some constructors with this open book and annoy them saying 'calm is not that he it legislation' :-)
4 / 5 Amada
Formed: Hardcover but an information the looked for, painting boarding of time in the 400 old year Gd 2 edifice listed has not been sufficient like this behind to look for in a web.
4 / 5 Tamika
Formed: Hardcover Excellent introduction to a subject. The clear explanations very sustained for the illustrations and the photos do this eminently understandable to the novice in a field. One of some better recent texts of his type that has seen and the point to start with very good. Any hesitation recommend east.
5 / 5 Morris
They are for partorisca ship in a compraventa of still like this another old property in need of the plot of TLC. This book gives similar weaves consulting of sound. It is now like this obvious that some of my past recoveries, this in spite of steps is gone in good faith at the same time, has done against a cloth of some edifices in place of with them - particularly with report to humid, ventilation and some different types of plaster and mortar. The desire had had access to these years of knowledge does.
4 / 5 Tina
Ossia The a lot of informative and that the interests read and resupplies and excellent overview in a correct way to maintain and enhance old edifices. It is illustrated fantastically and clearly writing and for this the joy partorisca read. I have found especially some chapters on mortar of file, humid and timber decay very useful and is clear that a long use of cimienta rich mortars and toxic chemical treatments partorisca like this called timber and the humid questions are in big leaves some-necessary and in a lot of positively harmful chances. Each one which the one who possesses or the works in old and traditional edifices would owe that read this book and He would have to that be compulsory reading partorisca Surveyors, a lot that is to coach almost exclusively in of the modern edifices, which totally differently of historian some.
4 / 5 Charis
An author and the editor have done an excellent work to dip out of that you really need to know feigns to possess, refurbish or spend was work of studio in the property of period. A book is easy to read, very presented with illustrations and of the excellent photos and is packed with a class of knowledge that takes years to build up in practical. Recommended for owners of house of the period, constructors, student surveyors and architects, and any those who has an interest in of the common technician of first British construction of a First world-wide War. It can any one and does not say you absolutely all but he will take you 85 of a way there, and frankly, in practical, ossia so only roughly like this well likes to take.
5 / 5 Mirian
This book is packed with joint for owners of the oldest properties. It is a lot reassuring and eye-inaugural in a way transmits is message ' any panic'. Rock of ladies' the looks of wise view to be, old properties that it is around be for the a lot of decades can last for many more with a right interview and the renewal done in a same way how were originally built and new methods in fact can hurt a cloth of an edifice.
5 / 5 Madelyn
Has bought an old house, this drives is excellent with drive and of the photos by heart add to help. Each owner of the house of the period would be necessary has it on his shelf. It is to update with current best practices that each constructor would owe that know, but sadly no. The old houses are not some same like houses of cimienta, requires to breathes!
4 / 5 Linnea
A lot informative. It is helping I add extracted spent of mine of 200yr old cottage. It goes to be there the plot to do and comprising more in a cloth of an edifice before I speak to the trades means am poised more for a good and a bad joint and impending costs.
5 / 5 Robin
Has found this an interesting bed, with some useful tips: my property is @@@1920s like this well in an end of one has has turned covered in here and no quite returning to a @@@1930s manual. I imagine for any owner of property of the period there will be some points of interest in here and some any one like this pertinent but if at all more thinks attentively roughly as and the one who does to maintain and improve your property.
4 / 5 Andrew
Alive in the Note II PROPERTY LISTED and has been baffled often in that I could do and that I could no. This book has had all some responses that has required. Some of some pieces are surprising. I read it two times how is also very interesting. I probably read to again!
5 / 5 Nery
Like this any the one who undertakes both work of architectural drawing in of the old edifices as well as it does of studio, has a lot hesitation recommend this well rids priced and very produced. As I have found with another Haynes manual of property, i.et. A @@@1930s marries and a Victorian house a tongue and way to write will be accessible the people without a lot of knowledge of edifice.
5 / 5 Carletta
Has bought this like the present for my grandson the one who has has bought so only the 'held of period'. You are thrilled with him, is the very interesting book to explore by means of. Has the plot of work of the long alteration planned, and while it can not be doing a lot he he, at least can be behind some constructors with this open book and annoy them saying 'calm is not that he it legislation' :-)
4 / 5 Lucina
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Rating: 4 out of 5 with 14 ratings
4 / 5 Lora
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4 / 5 Elma
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5 / 5 Piper
Formed: Paperback has loved this book, a lot inspiring, and will buy other books for this authour.
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Formed: Paperback Hard in disposal, but interesting.
Like My fourth is in the basement, any really apply mine!
5 / 5 Stephen
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4 / 5 Chris
Quite the laborious bed, partly been due to a translation to English. Some paragraphs are complete gibberish in his flowery tongue. Saying that, there is the pocolos aim has done the one who resonate with house of considerations and a security or the terror resupplies.
4 / 5 Mireille
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Hard goes, but interesting.
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5 / 5 Jeff
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Rating: 4 out of 5 with 59 ratings
4 / 5 Raisa
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 Marylyn
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 Antony
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 Dick
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 Michale
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 Usha
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 Eve
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 Violette
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 Marisela
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 Rina
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 Tim
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 Derrick
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 Jaqueline
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 Kent
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 Leann
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 Nolan
Excellent! Pound very interesting, meticulously researched and full of information and pocolos known facts (at least for me). Until Bryson level usual.
4 / 5 Deon
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 Earlie
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 Geralyn
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 Celesta
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 Marlene
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 Antone
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 Shaunda
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 Jeremy
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 Meghann
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.

The value that reads
For more than recognition of descriptions
4 / 5 Joana
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 Tyrell
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 Marline
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 Bula
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 Bobbi
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 Yasmin
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 Opal
... 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 Cristina
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 Virgen
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 Stefan
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 Buck
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 Garnet
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 Adah
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 Annice
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 Jenni
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 Rena
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 Titus
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 Coleman
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 Soo
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 Williemae
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 Sydney
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 Susanne
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 Sabrina
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 Lottie
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 Dirk
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 Priscilla
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 Leigha
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 Alayna
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 Elizbeth
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 Pat
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 Many
Liked everything in this book - Bill Bryson in his better with observation and brilliant talent.
5 / 5 Renae
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 Irma
Are the defender adds of Bill Bryson but a book a lot he for me. Too many Facts!
4 / 5 Laci
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.

Top Customer Reviews: The Victorian House ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 16 ratings
4 / 5 Raven
A stunning (and enormous) full reservation of lustrous pictures and practical joint. A seal of the big prize almost dips have been, but side he.
5 / 5 Xiomara
Absolutely love this book. Drawings and utmost pictures with fantastic details. We use it to us to plot to refurnish ours property.
4 / 5 Sierra
Another present in daughter & his husband, the one who has there is so only experience such the house. Fantastically & lavishly Illustrated (comprising some equivalent American 'Victorian'), with the just mix of ideas, the practical & suggestions nitty-gritty. A next better thing to in fact employing the architect of conservation?
5 / 5 Cecile
This book has arrived promptly and is the beautiful book very illustrated and a lot of useful ideas unfortunately page 116 is harm of the form and some words are blurd to the each one which another. Ossia Obviously the error to print and any fraction in traffic.
4 / 5 Annmarie
Looks WELL, so only flicked by means of some pages. Mix of pictures of Victorian rooms and practical tips. Experiences for my daughter the one who only is that it buys his first house, Victorian terrace. Like this while this will give his some ideas in decor etc.
5 / 5 Kristopher
Good-looking big hardback book with jacket of powder. Highly comprehensible for this interested in creation and Victorian architecture. Wonderful photographs!
5 / 5 Sherise
Using this book for each refurbishment in our Victorian house.
4 / 5 Margarite
Rids really lovely, perfect for any one doing on the Victorian house for a first time!
4 / 5 Alexis
Ossia The informative book & amiably has illustrated .
4 / 5 Rosaline
Am renewing the little old Victorian House like this sent thus book to maintain me on a right clue. They are by train of the enjoy And is by train to give of the ideas
5 / 5 Charlott
The title is a lot of misleading, a lot of lovely pictures, very little practical information
4 / 5 Charissa
liked of some the separate chapters that treat all the parts of the ictorian house. A book has pertinent pictures of around some world-wide and is very organised
5 / 5 Sharilyn
According to some notes in a jacket partorisca powder this book 'resupply 'proprietary and of the admirers of Victorian houses with one the majority of book of drive and comprehensible source to reparation of house and the available decoration today' - ossia an exaggeration .

A book looks for to be comprehensible in that comprises history, external characteristics, decoration of interior, information in of the alterations and the technical joint but a question is that he so that it is that it tries to cover too much in a reservation. A result of final is that the plot of subjects are covered in insufficient depth. An author was an interior decorator and perhaps has to that have there is so only stuck to his field of expertise - roughly of a technical joint is questionable and that says in the dry rot is simple injustice !

This in spite of in spite of any when being pas perfect is although the interest read partorisca an owner of Victorian house.
5 / 5 Rosendo
The book adds and full of fabulous pictures. A soyust has' book, adds partorisca a table of caffè and reserve it which all the world will choose up and dip plenary of good ideas another soyust has'
4 / 5 Meri
A charm of this book is not so only that the really help you to create a Good-looking House, but also that does a planning accuses like this pleasurable. For example, you can seat in a table of cookery with your Significant Another and bounce he of well claret (or included so only a claret for him), and do your way a lot of dulcemente by means of his pages, which contain all has required to shoot your imagination: dozens of luscious photos by heart of elevations forward, rooflines, cookeries, baths, mobiles of chamber, wallpaper, rear gardens and like this on (of some the EUA and Australia as well as United Kingdom), pages further of architectural details redrawn of catalogues of Victorian trade and aiming twenty different types of cane of pertinent curtain, door knocker, tap of bath etc, all backed up for the concise text that explains some materials, the technicians and the stylistic evolution have involved.
To our own house, the house of small Victorian terrace in of the sud-Londra east, has been shabby and nondescript when we buy it, owing to one has combined effects of the 1944 doodlebug and the economic and bad @@@1970s soyodernisation'; the neighbour charitably has described likes soymena of of the project that the house'. But thanks to an inspiration of an earlier edition of A Book of Victorian House, now boasts quite a lot of tongue and groove, paints floorboards, scrubbed pasador and coverages of Turchia to satisfy included a shadow of William Morris - and a better of this that is still so only half-way by means of our program of king-Victorianisation.
This in spite of, does not want to give an impression that this book is some class of self-evident purist - in fact, is explicitly has aimed a house of 21.os proprietary centuries that loves a better of Victorian drawing while still enjoying consolation and modern consolation. One of some the majority of useful sections, titled 'Together Technical', is tucked is gone in an end of a book and covers similar present-day preoccupations to the equal that studies structural extensions , behind, loft conversions and that strike two rooms of reception to a. There is also several pages that providers of cast and of the sources of information further.
Especially, to aim like this to do the comfortable Victorian house as well as beautiful, this book rid the welcome counterblast to television makeover programs and a bleak, boring the minimalism tries foist ours.
4 / 5 Arlean
This is to be buy like the present navideño as no for me so that pode a lot really say that it is like

Top Customer Reviews: 100 Interiors ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 3 ratings
4 / 5 Chelsey
Good book like this always, is really small just fyi. He not having @@give this until I took it but is in a description
4 / 5 Ariel
has loved with this book, a row of interiors is surprising.
4 / 5 Elisabeth
A stunning collection of inspiring interiors by means of the vast row of fashions.

Top Customer Reviews: Henbury: An ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 3 ratings
4 / 5 Wilhemina
Very interesting, a lot informative ... It add it it has comprised some fund, also ...

Was like this rich, any sure would want to spend our money in such the way, but good to see is spent has achieved well the result of quality - in now a lot of highly skilled people have employed, doing something could be proud of !
4 / 5 Arlyne
Spectacular house - has loved a history and of the visual appearances, highly enjoyable
5 / 5 Alphonse
was the a lot of that interests that it is spent in Henbury In some last 70 years

Top Customer Reviews: My Life in ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 42 ratings
4 / 5
I have read this after reading some two autobiographical works for the husband of an author, Hunter Davies. His descriptions of his was intriguing and there is wanted then read his first hand-held account of as see his life, his houses and a cancer that finally would allege his life.

I really enjoyed the.

To say his history by means of some varied houses that bolt in during his life is the device that reads well, resupplying the backdrop to as his life has developed, of infancy, by means of colegiala, university, University, pair, career and family. His fashion to write is easy in a reader, dipping the comfortable step and rhythm that calm draws in and has the cosy heat.

The clue of books of his husband in the strong woman the one who is highly intelligent and obstinately protective of the his daunt. Any the one who does not have any time for the fuss and the one who have lived his life in his own terms. Ossia A lot a woman fulfils in this book, where is far less 'name droppy' that his husband and enough more @@subject in fact in a subject of his respective careers.

But also fulfil the deep and that person of worry, whose report with his varied houses and other houses gives the very real idea to that quell'was likes to like the person and some things that was more than his entity. His descriptions of some varied phases of his cancer are moving in his almost but no quite @@subject of stoicism in fact - the rigid upper lip with the light shiver like this, for example, she almost softly chastises she for missing some signs like his returns of cancer.

A chapter where she digresses a bit for recounting the project that undertakes to write in several famous authors and his houses looks out of place and a bit jarring against some rhythms of a rest of a book. I confess to skipping these pages for these reasons - of here 4 stars in place of 5.

Otherwise, The beautiful and moving read.
4 / 5
Ossia An unusual autobiography . Margaret Forster say to plot more roughly she that has not done never, as it describes some houses has known. There is intimacy and humour, included like this described his illness. I left feeling wistful and very appreciated for all his writing on some years.
5 / 5
Has been the defender of Margaret Forster writing in fact a lot of years and read the majority of his books, especially one any-fiction. This book, for like this, like the seeds-autobiographical volume, contains some information and of the episodes in the life of an author that previously had read. No really I have the question with this he so that has abundance of new material and also to the equal that results obvious like the book progresses that you are not that it writes to the autobiography regulates.

An author says his history of life around a base of some houses in that has lived it. Some houses no only to resupply the fund for his life but also each one which so it reflects something those some desires of author to say roughly class and social aspiration. We see his first house and then action with his in an enormous transmission to the equal that have moved in one manacles up to date consulting. In the Then action in his experiences to rent in Londra and his histories of friends lodgers together with a interlude in the the Malta and the house vacacional in Big Bretagna. An author feels that the houses are of entities the people and reflect more than just his disposable gone back to the equal that hand that these houses house resulted and of the the done the ones of his entity.

This book is written in the allegro and anecdotal the way but is a history of a life of the daughter of working class has done good and like this is reflected in where alive. Has thinks that some episodes of his life were enlightening (especially that of Beatles the one who has visited his house after his husband had written the biography of them). There is a lot fascinating details roughly life in Carlisle and Londra of a war mixed in with some personal histories.

In the bed that this novel now are that it revises my own life in a same way - is an interesting and developing way to look in of the things.
4 / 5
Some of some descriptions say materialistic and egoistic - I marvel yes has read a book? One 1-down/2-arrive house, where an author and his asleep sister in some beds for behind the curtain in some parents' isolate, while some edges there has been another chamber. It is any marvel anxiety daunts. And, of course, an only security, and for this peace of alcohol, is the one of fact possesses the house. The to the equal that applauds his paralización having a determination and force to go in working and achieving the place in Oxford, in spite of lack of peace and daunt real - and a resentment hid that festers in of the families: testifica a father vacuuming under his read the mornings of Saturday while it was slept still...
4 / 5
A scarce book thus reader: in one a hand when you begin to read, calm can not taking: in another master dulcemente down your tax to read to retard an unavoidable end. A fantastically crafted account, full of delicious detail among some content really of entity. His thumbnail the sketch of people looks like this attentive. Any one his memory or his newspapers have done the good work. We would expect this quality forms the prolific and successful author, but this one has to that be his best.
A book is really an autobiography, so much concerned with people so many with some houses has lived in. It feigns it likes such, or can expect of the most expansionary account? It suspects the no. There is two elephants of entities in his a lot of rooms. One is Hunter Davies, his husband (the one who go in his acólitos comprise me), and expect impatiently his introduction his life. We are still to disappoint: there is a lot the pocolas references to the deeply deep report. His description of some a lot of houses has lived is usually in a first person and averts of a need for each house to have spaces of separate writing for both authors, has a lot of pocolos to inform a reader of his part in his life. For this my question on in an autobiographical detail. It can expect for the biography of car/further, in the Hunter adds his perspective?
Another elephant? It leaves this for a reader to discover. One the majority of lovely and developing reading in a whole book and that need to expect to be discovered.
Another elephant? It leaves this to a reader to find
4 / 5
there is enjoyed always Margaret Forster laws. I have enjoyed to read this book but on finalising has had to that admit could not imagine when be attached like this home. Have enjoyed some houses have done but was one more and boys that lived him this has done a special house while it takes Margaret was a real house . Still we are everything different and a book is fantastically writes
4 / 5
has discovered Margaret Forster does years and of then, has bought and read all the world of his novels. Each book, as it avenges our, eerily echoed that is gone in in my own life. I have bought all the world with exciting while publication. On arrived, devour a whole book in own goes! Maintained all the world in spite of the misiva clearing out of my big library in downsizing.

Absolutely devastated to listen of his terminal and dead illness and order his last 2 books, the sadness has been mixed with anticipation.

Read a description of of the this and the request would like so to the equal that of an another so that it was autobiographical more than the novel. The bad was. This was the end to return his life like the writer. A very modest crown the one who underrated his own talent, this was indirectly an autobiography that for his format has reflected that modesty. I have finalised to love this book to the equal that have followed his life by means of some houses. Still again he uncannily reflected my life and without the doubt that other readers, beginning with houses of infancy, progressing by means of student days, marrying, has rented houses to an emotion of one is a lot before marries and then a upsizing and downsizing and finally,like this recently in my chance that leaves a house familiarised beloved that knows it to be a last, or penultimate house.

Like this sad to read this wonderful book that knows that with which the brutal illness been born with such bravery and calm fortitude Margaret has died. Although such the sad bed, knowing has died, has wanted to read the and that shares his life.

Reading it , I felizmente mentally revisited all my houses and, as it wants to write, feigns to write soyy life in of the houses' also.

Please is tried to read this and all his another reservation.
4 / 5
Is always be the defender of Margaret Forster the writing but this was the example to shine. It means to the plot of to mine so much likes has lived in of a same house for on 40 years. I have known exactly which mean roughly returning the house after the time was. It seats very sad to listen questions of health but like this admired his value in treating it everything. His description that feels likes physically with which to fold the mastectomy pulled in mine heartstrings. I expect that it was part of a literary scene for some time to come. The for one loses and his writings.
4 / 5
Oh Margaret wonderful Forster. As I will lose. Any the one who has read his material will know enough the bit in his life of wife new consulting in Carlisle home- to-data-stops in Hampstead, but this book comprises very other houses and his life therein. It is full of hot but the further sad faith to the equal that develops his fatal illness and his desire to leave of his house familiarised a lot of has wanted.
4 / 5
Ossia Autobiographical for Margaret Forster and so only in an end @gives that to the fight has to that it has been for his to write. Cry All the classes of questions in an effect that some houses alive has had on in the and that plus or less than entity and influential has to that it has been in our lives. For some reasons take to comprise a writing is not like this fluent or that absorbs has known like this of the his in some pasts but has to that admire his to take all these ideas down.
4 / 5
I have loved this book. I touched deeply. He me think all some houses have lived in in mine 45 years, that has meant mine, as it has felt whilst has shared my life.

There is always felt strongly in an importance of your house, that defines it and he the fact yours.

Was doubly emotional likes one of my more utmost friends has cancer of secondary heart, like an end reduced the tears.
This book is the fantastical read and highly recommended.

Thank you Margaret Forster to fill my alcohol and heart with such happiness.
5 / 5
A brilliant way to write the personal history .Some houses that alive and has lived to reflect our class and economic Forster weaves the brilliant narrative around his fortunes to change of infancy to the successful writer by means of some plant the houses has lived .His life familiarised and pair to an equally well the known writer is described with condition and humor.un thoroughly enjoyable that it can interest historical familiar like the way to write the history familiarised.
5 / 5
Fantastically Writing and like this easy to read. Also it shares a fascination of authors for houses, and imagine like this live in them. I have loved a history and biography that accompanies each description of some houses has lived in or has visited. Resulted a lot of envious to the equal that describe some good-looking and peaceful houses has possessed. His own tests with illness looked the paste like the ray, was moved like this for his fights and his bravery, and felt emotional in an end. I want to read more if any one all the books written by this author.
5 / 5
Margaret Forster painting wonderful pictures with words of all some alive houses in (and the little she any).

Also bids his goodbye of readers, writing a book in full knowledge that his cancer is returned and is terminal.

My life like the reader is less rich for a loss of his.
5 / 5
This book is an easy bed. Well writing and a enjoyable reflected in an interface among where alive and the one who are. Also a lot pertinent the time when a lot of people not having sure /sure/permanent house!
4 / 5
Are fascinated for Margaret Forster life and writing. You are the a lot of talented writer. In this book details his life in a lot of different houses. A subject unusual but because of his skills to write maintained me interested and has read a book a lot quickly.
4 / 5
Are the big defender of Margaret Forster and I house of amour so that there is really enjoyed this book. Having law Hid the lives and Precious Alive also, this gives even more contrives his like this the person and a life has directed. It is a lot sad that we no active more Margaret Forster free but reading this one develops what illness suffers on some last few years. But touch any personality of atrocity extracted to feign travers strongly in this book. An a lot of interesting and easy bed.
5 / 5
Well. It is his final book , an autobiography by means of some alive houses in. Depth of lacks but seriously ailed.
5 / 5
Has read and enjoyed a lot Margaret Forster free and this a there is not disappointed. It can
identify with his feelings for some houses are lived in and some of some passages are very thought causing. A lovely book.
4 / 5
Of a perspective of final of life, is an interesting bed and has appreciated the one who essential his house was for his a lot of when being. You are not one of his better books, but one can have the sense was that it imports for his to write in this phase of life. Vivien G
5 / 5
The corner adds in an autobiography partorisca write of a perspective that spent in the each one of some houses. It averts a tedious period that like this fallen in to. One involving read.
5 / 5
Autobiography Very interesting dipped around some houses an author had lived in
4 / 5
An interesting saga of the houses and that marries is everything roughly for sadly Margaret late Adoptive.
4 / 5
This book was the test , a first book I expósito and downloaded to my pill of fire. I relished the, that grows up with parents those who bought and nurtured houses by means of sympathetic renewal I also have feelings partorisca jump roughly like a cloth of the house wraps around you.
5 / 5
A slightly quirky way to write the biography. Margaret enjoyed always Forster free. Sad to listen of his death recently. An a lot of enjoyable read.
4 / 5
A very interesting way partorisca frame an autobiographical memoir of the very interesting person (the one who spends for to having written some very interesting books to the long of a way ...... And it is remained married to a same person.
4 / 5
Excellent read like usual for Margaret Adoptive and really takes calm to some travesías of his travesía personal by means of his life!
5 / 5
Has loved this history.Also I am always state fixated in a type of hostel would live in,that there is wanted and would love me the transmission. Crown Forster dips this forward of concept without condescension and has painted the lovely picture with a box by heart she .
5 / 5
An excellent book, written with idea and self-knowledge. It has been the very long time has found of the book as rewarding like this this.
5 / 5
Less the alive of neighbourhood of the mile of a house MF is been born in and is like this odd reading your own locality has described like this intimately. A frank and close on history of the life by means of houses. I think that that it is the wonderful way to do an autobiography. Thank you Margaret.
5 / 5
An incredibly clear writer and observer. His intelligence enhances all writes. It buys it, calm will not complain it .
5 / 5
A lovely, the sweet fish for the really good writer. The rear memories have spent.
4 / 5
A marathon of real nostalgia. Always an excellent writer. A lovely book. Arrived in perfect condition.
5 / 5
Very interesting like alive prójimo for (to Londra). It writes well and I will lose his
4 / 5
Always enjoy M. F. His mine of parties of early life both in of the circumstances and ages, is spent on to the fellow already.
5 / 5
Fascinating History of the life of Margaret and all some houses have meant his.
4 / 5
Has loved this book - transported behind to the alike infancy and further.
5 / 5
Interesting history in his life in the houses likes the title has said.
4 / 5
An Autobiography with the difference. Amado a description of some alive houses in. A good bed.
5 / 5
Recommends this book is an interesting and easy to read fashionable book .
4 / 5
A evocative travesía. Like this well like any of Margaret Forster is other books and comparable to has hid bolt. Margaret Forster is one of our writers our plus end. The end of a book is moving but uplifting; as his better work.
5 / 5
A thoroughly engrossing read. Highly recommend it, the only way to write an autobiography.

Top Customer Reviews: Houses: ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 2 ratings
4 / 5 Elina
This rids is not that I have expected of this description on is page of sales . I have expected that it comprise photo of interior and plans to draw. This in spite of, is nowhere he approaches like this comprehensible to the equal that has involved. Has a lot of external shots of some a lot ineresting houses. The majority of some photos is the so only shot of a house with information very scarce. So only the few houses with more than a pointed appearance. Any one has the place joints the plot of photo by heart of houses very modern of a lot of diverse sources and facts on the book with a lot of little infomation given on some houses therein and with still seal of big prize. Good work calms that can take.
4 / 5 Reatha
Rids really lovely, has bought likes the present. It is the good measure and looks some projects of lovely house.