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A Rum Tale

Empire of Blue Water: Captain Morgan’s Great Pirate Army, the Epic Battle for the Americas, and the Catastrophe That Ended the Outlaws’ Bloody Reign by Stephan Talty My rating: 4 of 5 stars I took in the audio version of … Continue reading

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Russian Would-you-look-at-the-detail! Elegance

Russian Elegance: Country & City Fashion From The 15th To The Early 20th Century by L V YEFIMOVA My rating: 4 of 5 stars For someone who finds matching her socks a sartorial challenge, I was knocked on my blue-denimed … Continue reading

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