Tag Archive: medieval

Mar 10

Book Review: If Walls Could Talk

If Walls Could Talk: An Intimate History of the Home by Lucy Worsley This book could more accurately be called “Every day life in pre-modern England.” It’s great for anyone who wants to learn about what every day life in England was like in the middle ages through the early 20th century. Categorized by themes …

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Jan 07

Book Review: The Canterbury Tales, a Retelling by Peter Ackroyd

The Canterbury Tales: A Retelling by Peter Ackroyd I took a class in Middle English in college, and quickly realized that it was about as comprehensible as Dutch. Unlike Shakespeare, Middle English has to be translated. Too bad, because what I read of The Canterbury Tales seemed interesting. So when I saw this at the …

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