This turned out to be a less-than-appealling read for me. Companion edition to a television programme on the BBC, historian Lucy Worsley takes the reader on a tour and history of four rooms in the modern home -- the bedroom, bathroom, living room and kitchen. Unfortunately, the author squanders the opportunity to educate by focusing on how nasty, dirty and vile the past was. I would suggest Bill Bryson or Judith Flanders' much more complete books in place of this one which was dull and pretty boring. Only three stars and not recommended.
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