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Simon Winder

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Danubia: A Personal History of Habsburg Europe (2014)
language
English
3.85 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: I *loved* the first half of this; the second half was pretty good, but got rather more bogged down (the seemingly endless composer talk comes to mind). But on the whole, yes, totally fascinating. I was particularly engrossed by the history of the Ottoman rivalry and wars and the ...
Germania: In Wayward Pursuit of the Germans and Their History (2010)
language
English
3.32 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: Historically informed travel writing - where people talk about places they've visited and tell you about their history - is one of my favourite genres, and this is what I hoped I'd be getting here. Instead I got a reverse of sorts, a history of Germany informed by countless visit...
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