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If you geek out on intense history of very small neighborhoods this is a book for you It s Bankside at its most interesting If 400 years of history ABOUT ONE SMALL BLOCK IS EYEBROW one small block is eyebrow then skip it A very interesting book How did a single house built in the early 1700s survive to the present day despite the rest of the street being swept away by time and neglect Nestling as it does between the new Globe and the Tate Modern it has some fascinating stories to tellThis is a very interesting book that for me really came alive towards the end She debunks the supposed direct connections with Wren with Shakespeare and Johnson and many others but then adds fascinating modern ones It has connections to the business of the Thames for hundreds of year to the British film industry and to Hollywood and to some remarkable charactersA fascinating read Actually I only read half of it It turns out GillianTindall was the author who wrote the book about Celestine that I also didn t finish and the story of Martin Nadaud Resilient likewise For me her titles aren t reflected in what she writes up to page 66 and still nothing about the house I read on to about page 122 and had started toearn a bit about it but not Just across the River Thames from St Paul’s Cathedral stands an old and elegant house Over the course of almost 450 years the dwelling on this site has witnessed many changes From its windows people have watched the ferrymen carry Londoners to and from Shakespeare’s Glo.
Free download The House by the Thames And the People Who Lived ThereF the title was built on an earlier foundation in 1710 at bankside southwark just across in 1710 at Bankside Southwark just across Thames from St Paul s Cathedral and today a stone s throw from both the Tate Modern gallery and the new Globe Theater The author has traced through meticulous archival research the history of this tiny piece of London real estate and its neighborhood since Roman times bringing evolving London alive in the process of doing so A model history of place although the wealth of historical detail presented meant that the narrative occasionally moved a Rozwazania o Psalmach little slowly for a casual readerike me Well researched and fascinating book about the history of the house near the new Shakespeare s Globe and Bankside generally I probably would have given it five stars but I wasn t concentrating properly Generally too bogged down in minutiae to tell a story Good for research but a dull read Microhistory of Bankside in Southwark mostly from the early eighteenth century to the present but with a Grumpy, Frumpy, Happy, Snappy A Silly Monster Opposites Book look backwards to the Tudor heyday of the area focussing on a single house that has unlike pretty much every building around it survived since it was first built under George I Lots ofittle nuggets of urban and social history. Life into the forgotten inhabitants of the house the prosperous traders; an early film star; even some of London’s numberless poor In so doing
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