Generally a historical romance and an easy read. I am sure some sections of it ( especially the Lord Melbourne and Queen Victoria relationship) has been made larger than life but the book does follow the rest of history (or at least what I know of it) fairly accurately. This book is supposed to be what the television series is based on so am looking forward to watching that.
This is a solid group of essays. Sure, they were written a bit ago. But, sadly, we are still dealing with the issues she writes about, and plenty have gotten worse since 2016. So they felt relevant for me, even though her featured events are old news. Her writing is readable, but her narration just so-so. I‘m anxious to listen to her podcast, Gaslit Nation though.
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#BBRC #A2Z #LetterV These have all come from The Great Australian Storybook Collection released by our local paper. A zebra, a moose, a lion & a sheep get caught out in the rain so they find a nice dry cave to play cards in. But there‘s a very cranky bear already there who just wants to sleep. To cheer him up, lion wants to give him a mane, zebra thinks he needs stripes & moose is sure he wants antlers but sheep makes him a pillow from his wool.
Interesting. Alien virus on a comet comes to Earth billions of years ago, slowly working it's way up the evolutionary chain until it reaches home sapiens, and changes the way we think. Not much character development or plot, more about the biological theories. 3 💥💥💥 out of 5
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