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Overall customer rating: 5.000
sueminter

Fun to read

by sueminter on Jun 22, 2009

If you liked the old Time, or Vanity Fair, or the New Yorker, you will like this delicius treatment of one of the most important historical periods. Macaulley is a partisan, historical talk radio on brain enhancing drugs. But the framework of facts he presents are the more memorable for his Whigish spin. His sentences are often long, but they always go someplace amusing. His style is just on the edge of the Baroque, but his cupids are arranged so well, that he is fun to read even if you know, or even care very little for the persons and events of the time. On the other hand, the time of the Glorious Revolution, is important to all Americans and in fact, all people. The good guys win and their victory sets the stage for the American Revolution

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