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Review: The Animal Estate: The English and Other Creatures in Victorian EnglandUser Review - Michele - Goodreads
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Review: The Animal Estate: The English and Other Creatures in Victorian EnglandUser Review - Goodreads
This is one of my favorite works of cultural criticism and history. The Victorian period has seldom seemed so accessible, so interesting, and so close.
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