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Home I loved this She became obsessed with the people who d lived in her house, just as I am, but she hasinteresting characters to work with I wasinterested in the real things about the people than in the little speculative scenarios she invented, but she s a novelist, and it didn t take away from the other part of the story to have them in there I m going to go off to the book s website and see what is there I ll probably read this again, and it makes me want to go spend the day at t I loved this She became obsessed with the people who d lived in her house, just as I am, but she hasinteres 2010 bookcrossing Wow, this was such a good read Certainly a long one, not something to be rushed over, but I did really enjoy it I didn t realise how much information it s possible to get about people, and to see how much detail she managed to get together in the end is quite impressive.I loved this idea of history that goes with the house, and how the residents become part of that I know some people say they wouldn t want to live anywhere that someone has died, but that kind of thing doesn 2010 bookcrossing Wow, this was such a good read Certainly a long one, not something to be rushed over, but I did really enjoy it I didn t realise how much information it s possible to get about people, and to see how much detail she managed to get together in the end is quite impressive.I loved this idea of history that goes with the house, and how the residents become part of that I know some people say they wouldn t want to live anywhere that someone has died, but that kind of thing doesn t really go through my mind We moved into our first house recently, but it s only 40 50 years old, so I don t suppose there s that much history to it yet In a way, this all almost relates to bookcrossing Ever Thought About All The People Who Lived In Your House Before You Julie Myserson Did, And Set Out To Learn As Much As She Could About Their Often Fascinating Lives House, An Ordinary Home, And Ordinary People Have Lived In It For Over A Century But Start To Explore What They Did, Who They Were, What They Believed In, What They Desired And They Soon Become As Remarkable, As Complicated, As Fascinating As Anyone Victorian Terraced Family House, Of Average Size, In A Typical Victorian Suburb Clapham And She Loves It She Wanted To Find Out How Much Those Who Preceded Her Loved Living There, So She Spent Hours And Hours In The Archives At The Family Record Office, The Public Record Office At Kew, Local Council Archives And Libraries Across The Country Like An Archaeologist, She Found Herself Blowing The Dust Off Files That No One Had Touched Since The Last Sheet Of Paper In Them Was Typed Detective Hunt As, Bit By Bit, She Started To Piece Together The Story Of Her House, Built In 1877, As Told By Its Former Occupants In Their Own Words And Deeds And So She Met The Bigamist, The Tottenham Hotspur Fanatic, The Royal Servent, The Jamaican Family And All The Rest Of The Eccentric And Entertaining Former Occupents Of 34 Lillieshall Road The Book Uncovers A Lost 130 Year History Of Happiness And Grief, Change And Prudence, Poverty And Affluence, Social Upheaval And Technological Advance Our Front Door Lock, Yet We Rarely Confront The Shadows That Inhabit Our Homes But Once You Do And Julie Myerson Shows You How You Will Never Bear To Part From Their Company Again This Is Your Home S Story Too. I saw a review about this book several years ago and added it to my wishlist on BookCrossing My P365 Secret Santa sent me this copy for Christmas I realize it has taken me quite some time to finish reading the book, but I have been reading it off and on the entire time I enjoyed it very much, and the subject matter lends itself to reading in bit and pieces I guess it means I ve been able to enjoy the book over several months, because I don t think there was a single month when I didn t read I saw a review about this book several years ago and added it to my wishlist on BookCrossing My P365 Secret Santa sent me this copy for Christmas I realize it has taken me quite some time to finish reading the book, but I have been reading it off and on the entire time I enjoyed it very much, and t I was quite surprised to find this book getting some lousy ratings when I looked it up onas I really enjoyed it It s subtitled The Story of Everyone Who Ever Lived in Our House and I think it manages to tell that story nicely It s not how to find out the history of your own house and it is a story don t read it if you woul I stayed up until 5 o clock in the morning reading this Well, OK, I couldn t sleep, so I kept turning the light on and reading just onechapter I d give it slightly less than 5 stars if not for this fact, because I did find that at times I got a bit confused by the enormous cast of historical characters Myerson unearthed in her research But I found it utterly fascinating, and completely understand the impulse to go back and find out, as Myerson did, as much as she could about every per I stayed up until 5 o clock in the morning reading this Well, OK, I couldn t sleep, so I kept turning the light on and reading just onechapter I d give it slightly less than 5 stars if not for this fact, because I did find that at times I got a bit confused by the enormous cast of historical characters Myerson unearthed in her research But I found it utterly fascinating, and completely understand the impulse to go back and find out, as Myerson did, as much as she could about every person who had ever lived in her London home in its 130 year history.It also was Novelist and columnist Julie Myerson attempts to trace the histories of everyone who ever lived in her Victorian house, which entails many hours in dusty archives, contacting hundreds of people who may be descendants, and imagining the lives of her homes past inhabitants She also revisits the houses she herself lived in throughout her life and tries t I got quite obsessed with this book Just the sort of thing that really gets me going I ve lived in old houses and would love to know who has lived in them before me So this was right up my street I wanted to knowso I kept Googling after I d finished it and only then discovered that Julia Myerson is the auth interesting idea, but I was bored She presented the investigation of all the people who lived in her home before her in a too detached dry way that lost my interest. Didn t finish, got bored.

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