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Richard Davenport-Hines

3.7 of 5 Votes: 1
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Voyagers of the Titanic: Passengers, Sailors, Shipbuilders, Aristocrats, and the Worlds They Came From (2012)
3.68 of 5 Votes: 3
review 1: Marked this as read, but the truth is I couldn't finish it. Simply put, it started to get to the point that on almost every line I mentally pulled a blue pencil and crossed out repetitive, wordy parts. It read like a lower-level student's paper; he really needed a tough editor. H...
Titanic Lives (2012)
3.69 of 5 Votes: 3
review 1: There should be a standard when writing a Titanic book, "If you have nothing new to say, don't say it at all." If you had not read more than two or three Titanic books, this book is a great beginners guide. The author does cover all aspects of the ship, that is for sure. However,...
An English Affair: Sex, Class and Power in the Age of Profumo (2013)
3.74 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: I have tried to concoct a summary of the story, and it comes down to this: A Cabinet Minister (Profumo) lies about an affair he is having, is caught in the lie, and resigns. An associate (Ward) of the lady in question (Keeler), in an attempt by the government to discredit him, ...
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