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The Diary of Samuel Pepys, 1665 by Samuel Pepys
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Sep 21, 12

bookshelves: audio-books, historical-fiction, memoir-biography, history, british-literature, read-2012
Recommended for: Bettie, Carey, Wanda, Hayes
Read from September 18 to 21, 2012

15 Minute Drama

From BBC Radio 4:
Hattie Naylor's dramatisation of the 17th-century diaries. With Kris Marshall.

I do love these series and the music is splendid.

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Reading Progress

09/19/2012 "1/5 A severe frost brings London to a standstill and the streets are given over to football."
09/19/2012 "2/5 A freezing winter gives way to a heatwave, and the bubonic plague claims its first victims."
09/19/2012 "3/5 More people infected with plague are forcibly shut up inside their houses."
09/20/2012 "4/5 Sam advises a nervous young man about the 'facts of life' before he meets his bride to be."
09/21/2012 "5/5 By the end of the year deaths from the plague are going down, and London starts to recover."

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