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Book spotlight - The Anubis Gates by Tim Powers

Tim Powers is famed for his historical fantasy novels, specifically his ability to pick a seldom-explored pocket of time and create a rich narrative within it. 462 more words

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Victorian Era

A brief history of the bustle

Prior to 1870, various types of silhouette-altering garments were worn to change the natural shape of the female body into a fabricated, structural work of art. 690 more words

Grieving Midwife

The year was 1888, Jackie was a midwife working for rich families but slowly Jackie was becoming enraged at the family for one reason and one reason alone, they were able to have children and become a happy family, she once had a baby, her and her husband couldn’t be more happy but tragedy happened and she lost everything her husband her baby and the ability to have children. 687 more words

book review: VICTORIA

VICTORIA: The Heart and Mind of a Young Queen by Helen Rappaport. Harper Design| January 2017| 304 pages | $29.99| ISBN: 9780062568892

RATING: 3.5/5*

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Reviewer: NZ Crown Mines

Title: Famous Brand Names & Their Origins

Author: Kathy Martin

Total No. of Pages: 178

Rating Scale (1: very poor; 10: excellent): 9½ 524 more words

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