Victorians and Edwardians Abroad

Victorians and Edwardians Aboard by Neil Mathews Review ♣♣♣ This is a book about a school and its accidental invention of a touring company called Polytechnic Touring Association. Through beautiful color photographs, a sample of their news letters, some vintage advertisements and first hand accounts, we are led through a change in society that now…

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A Right Royal Scandal

A Right Royal Scandal: Two Marriages That Changed History by Jeanne Major & Sarah Murden Almost two books in one, A Right Royal Scandal recounts the fascinating history of the irregular love matches contracted by two successive generations of the Cavendish-Bentinck family, ancestors of the British Royal Family. The first part of this intriguing book…

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The Mighty Healer

The Mighty Healer by Verity Holloway Blurb: Verity Holloway’s nineteenth-century cousin Thomas Holloway’s patent medicine empire was so ubiquitous, Charles Dickens commented that if you’d murdered someone with the name Holloway, you’d think their spirit had come back to torment you. Advertising as far away as the pyramids in Giza, it was said Holloway’s Ointment…

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