As the story progresses, so does her relationship with Mr. The course of Elizabeth and Darcy's relationship is ultimately decided when Darcy overcomes his pride, and Elizabeth overcomes her prejudice, leading them both to surrender to their love for each other.
It is evident that the book has been well researched and well thought out.
Topics are contained in single chapters. At the centre of the book there are a number of photographs which capture the spirit of life and times in London throughout the decade. In fact, if you want to get an idea of what wartime conditions were like in London, or if you are an older reader who remembers any part of the s, then this is the book for you.
It should be mentioned that the author, Mike Hutton, is a London social historian who has published other titles. Mike has a good writing style which is to the point, and matter of fact, along with a very dry sense of humour!
There are numerous stories in the different chapters. The stories serve nicely in spicing things up, while other tales will tug at the heart-strings.
For example, in Chapter 6, which covers wartime entertainment, the overview of wartime films is well written with the spirit of celluloid tales neatly captured.
Chapter 12, a London love story, has been written with feeling. Mike discusses the situation of demobbed troops, and how they coped with civilian life and their families which had changed while they were away on active service. Overall, this book is an enjoyable read which provides some nice pieces of information to flesh out the lives of your wartime family members and of their communities.
Life in s London catches the spirit of the wartime years, and of changes and momentous events post-war. Michael Levy details Thomas Barnardo's career from his birth in Ireland to his death in While full credit is given to Barnardo for his Herculean labours to better the lives of the children of the poor, attention is also focused on the less attractive side of his personality and practice.
The institutions he founded expanded rapidly to meet a pressing need but his high-handed and litigious behaviour involved his charity in a number of extremely difficult situations.
He was often guilty of ignoring the rights and wishes of the families of his charges only a quarter of whom were orphans. His scheme for shipping youngsters to Canada to give them a fresh start was significantly flawed, to the detriment of many children involved.
Barnado comes across as a determined and driven man, an evangelical Protestant. Sadly the style in which the book is written is, to this reviewer, uninviting and detracts from the subject. Annoyingly it paraphrases rather than quotes source material and 'invents' historical conversations.
Much of this gets in the way of a fuller analysis of Dr Barnardo 'Dr' by courtesy since he dropped out of medical school and his paradoxical character, but if you can get beyond the style, the story rewards the effort. Within the last few days, ironically that happened to me.
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