Monday, 16 August 2010

Review:- Terry JONES – “Medieval Lives”

Year Published: - 2004
Where the book was from:- Pensby Library
ISBN: - 1 4056 4800 7
Pages: - 296pp (Large Print)
Genre: - Non-fiction - History
Location:- Britain
How I came across it: - Serendipity
Rating: - ***** ****
One sentence summary:- A very funny, intriguing and educational guide to some of the lesser known facts about the Middle Ages and life therein.

General comments:- Sid you know that England once had a King Louis, that no pone in the middle ages really believed the world was flat or that monks didn’t wear underpants? Just a few of the fascinating things that emerge when you read this book which was the basis of a TV series (or vice versa).

AUTHOR Notes:- Terry Jones - Terence Graham Parry Jones (born 1 February 1942) is a Welsh comedian, screenwriter, actor, film director, children's author, popular historian, political commentator and TV documentary host. He is best known as a member of the Monty Python comedy team.

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