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Few people know much about Middlesex; it is commonly thought of as one large and featureless suburb. Yet it has a history of great interest, crowded with important events and famous characters, from Julius Caesar at Brentford to Winston Churchill at Harrow. Its history also includes minor curiosities of the past—the devil of Edmonton, the witch of Finchley, the miser of Ha ...more
Paperback, 496 pages
Published January 1st 2003 by The History Press
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May 23, 2008 Vy rated it really liked it
One of the best books I've read this year.
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One of my absolute favorite books of ALL TIME. Does it get any better?
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Started off really good. Started to lag a bit. Overall, a good read.
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One of the best "new" books that I have read in a while. Those who gauge their interest by how thick or thin a book is may be hesitant to pick it up. I am certain that, once begun, this book will be hard to put down.
Jan 03, 2014 Chris rated it really liked it
fabulous, far ranging saga brilliantly written
Jul 07, 2010 Ellen rated it liked it
The writing was the best part. Story was captivating, but it should have been edited down. It was too long, and I got impatient with it.
Jul 25, 2014 Christopher rated it liked it
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Poor man's version of the Victoria County Histories. Some forgiveable anachronisms (published in the 50s)
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Interesting, but it took a looooong time to get through.
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Re-reading this for a book club. Am loving it yet again!
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From the first page, intriguing and poignant.
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One of my favorite books of all times!
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