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Review: A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous 14th Century

User Review  - Paul Blaney - Goodreads

The narrative device of working around the life of one particular noble doesn't come off, which makes this less than ideal as an audio book. Having said that, however, this is a wonderfully rich, well ... Read full review

Review: A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous 14th Century

User Review  - Jeffrey Stevenson - Goodreads

Awesome book. I love the way Tuchman writes, she is very detailed and knowledgeable. It tells of a time when developing countries fumbled their way through their own growth and existence mostly surviving in spite of themselves. Read full review

Review: A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous 14th Century

User Review  - Bonnie McCoy Wilson - Goodreads

Well .... not really. I really, really wanted to read this book. I tried to read this book. Alas, I kept forgetting who was who. If there had been an index of names cross-referenced with ALL their ... Read full review

Review: A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous 14th Century

User Review  - Carriefeibel - Goodreads

For a history book this is surprisingly witty and takes a rather droll tone considering the events themselves. I learned: the Black Plague killed off one-third of Europe's population and continued to ... Read full review

Review: A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous 14th Century

User Review  - Ashley (cnthrdlywt2bwz) - Goodreads

trying AGAIN... Read full review

Review: A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous 14th Century

User Review  - Mariann - Goodreads

I really loved this book. But it is history, not fiction, and I had to read it slowly with maps and royal family trees nearby for reference. For anyone interested in this period, it is a must-read. Read full review

Review: A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous 14th Century

User Review  - LOL_BOOKS - Goodreads

ARE OUR HISTORY MEMERS ABOUT? I WANT SOMETHING TO READ ABOUT DAILY LIFE IN MEDIEVAL LOLROPE, ANCIENT ROME OR ANCIENT GREECE. A DISTANT MIRROR IS ACTUALFAX GRATE FOR MIDDLE AGES LOLROPE. Read full review

Review: A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous 14th Century

User Review  - Jac - Goodreads

Didn't finish it Read full review

Review: A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous 14th Century

User Review  - Tom Kirwan - Goodreads

Wonderful book that puts so much of English and French history into context and is so much more than a simple history. Makes the circumstances of Wolf Hall comprehensible! Read full review

Review: A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous 14th Century

User Review  - craige - Goodreads

When I finish a book on the way to work, that means I pick one on my desk to start. This one has been on my desk for a couple years. It's time to dig in to some medieval history. ------- Well, I got distracted. I'll have to begin this one again at some point. Read full review


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