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Unfortunately, it was rendered practically unreadable by the author’s decision to write it as if it were going to be used as material by a not very good stand-up comedian. meaningless exclamations, such as ‘Oh, my!’ ‘Oh, cracky’ etc were to be avoided. Bustle #store-introduction-sheet-widget{font-size:13px;line-height:18px;font-family:"Amazon Ember",Arial,sans-serif}#store-introduction-sheet-widget .a-button{margin-left:12px;margin-right:12px} This book is a complete gem that I randomly found last night while browsing around my recommendations, and after reading the Introduction, not the actual first chapter but only the Introduction, I knew I had to read this whole thing. I won't go in to details, mainly because most of them are too gross for this forum, but it's amazing how women were treated, thought of, and expected to behave back then; not to mention the general uncleanliness that was the norm of that day. I really didn't enjoy this book - I found it boring and repetitive and the author's humour grated on me. December 2, 2020. The kind of book I would be delighted to find in someone's loo - and I mean that in a nice and definitely not insulting way. Published by Thriftbooks.com User , 13 years ago This book is about life in the Victorian World when the British Empire never slept or the sun never set on it. Unfortunately, it was rendered practically unreadable by the author’s decision to write it as if it were going to be used as material by a not very good stand-up... *Unmentionable* was everything I expected in the way of information. #wow-twister-spinner { This book is full of awesome. 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