Danielle's Reviews > What Jane Austen Ate and Charles Dickens Knew: From Fox Hunting to Whist—the Facts of Daily Life in 19th-Century England

What Jane Austen Ate and Charles Dickens Knew by Daniel Pool
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Aug 03, 09

bookshelves: non-fiction, tidbits
Read in August, 2009

Exactly what you'd expect. If you enjoy reading nineteenth-century literature, this is definitely worth a skim. Pros: several truly fascinating facts, and organized in a user-friendly manner.
Cons: Overuse of quotes and examples from novels and pretty ungainly writing.
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