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Review: Behind the Palace Doors March 10, 2011

Author: Beach Combing | in : Contemporary, Modern
Review: Behind the Palace Doors

                      Behind the Palace Doors: Five Centuries of Sex, Adventure, Vice, Treachery and Folly from Royal Britain by Michael Farquhar has a title that threatens scandal and titillation. But it is fortunately much more than that. It is a brilliantly-written psycho-history of Britain’s royal family […]

Review: Farquhar, Foolishly Forgotten Americans October 30, 2010

Author: Beach Combing | in : Contemporary, Modern
Review: Farquhar, Foolishly Forgotten Americans

A small note: today’s the day that Beachcombing’s first Bizarre Bibliography goes up – Mrs B has taken little Miss B to music therapy (truly…) so Beach has a couple of hours to burn. This bibliography should appear on the horizontal tabs above before evening. It will be short. At first. Any contributions or links […]