Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Thames: The Biography

Author: Peter Ackroyd
Stars: 4
Review by: Mandy Apgar

Written by acclaimed British historian Peter Ackroyd, Thames is all about the river at the center of the UK's history and culture. Accounts of its natural origins, wildlife, artifacts, local tribal history, worship, etc. are balanced with the various historical personages whose lives became involved with the river. The book achieves a good balance between different topics and manages to stay very readable.

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