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Juliet Nicolson

3.5 of 5 Votes: 3
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Books by Juliet Nicolson
Abdication (2012)
2.86 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: I will admit - this book certainly conjures images of pre-WWII England. However, the beauty ends there. I really wanted to like May, Julian and Evangeline - I didn't. I often felt that their stories didn't intertwine properly. Often Nicolson would start a thought and then trail o...
The Great Silence (2009)
3.82 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: There were a lot of interesting things in this book, but I felt it was poorly written. For me, there were too many little anecdotes about people or events that weren't tied in with anything else. However, parts of it were fascinating. I especially valued the parts about Harold...
Als Mrs. Simpson den König stahl (2013)
2.86 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: Abdication follows the story of Edward VIII and Wallis Simpson as seen through the eyes of one of Wallis's close friends and the chauffeur of a politician. Although I enjoyed reading it, it seemed in many ways to be a re-hash of similar stories, I particularly thought of the Upst...
Abdication. Juliet Nicolson (2012)
2.86 of 5 Votes: 3
review 1: To be fair to this book, the crit is misleading and set me off on the wrong foot with it. It gives the impression that the book focuses on the political aspect of the Abdication Crisis, when really it's a romantic novel set against the backdrop of the abdication. Some of the char...
The Great Silence  1918-1920, Living in the Shadow of the Great War (2009)
3.82 of 5 Votes: 3
review 1: If you want to read more about some of the plot points in "Downton Abbey", read "The Great Silence"...a slice of 1918-1920 British history. From the end of the war until the ceremony for the burial of the unknown soldier at Westminster Abbey, these stories run sad, to social, to ...
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