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The Martyrdom of Man

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The Martyrdom of Man was a history of the world from an entirely new viewpoint, and was a prominent freethinking text of the late Nineteenth century. ... Show synopsis

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Quaestor

NOT MY CUP OF TEA!

by Quaestor on Jan 7, 2010

I bought this book because of the regard in which it was held by Ludovic Kennedy. It was also esteemed by H G Wells, Churchill & Michael Foot, but I ,personally, find it quite exceptionally heavy going, although I am determined to finish it. It is not without arresting comments, but it is perhaps handicapped by the fact that it was published as long ago as 1872 and scholarship has moved on since then, the author's style also now seeming decidedly old-fashioned. Dennis Goffin Chorleywood UK

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