[DWJ] Book recommendations

Robyn Starkey rohina at shaw.ca
Wed Nov 22 19:59:11 EST 2006


>I would be interested to hear why you dislike this, Robyn. I love it
>myself, but then I came across it when I was 11 or 12, read aloud by my
>father who is one of the best readers I have ever heard. It was also
>the first time I realised that one was "allowed" to be funny about
>history.
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>
I was thinking about it. I think it might be because I know the period 
really well, and the book to me seems to be trying too hard. I love 1066 
and All That, so it isn't funny books about history as such that bother me.

robyn



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