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All in a don's day

Author: Mary Beard
Publisher: London : Profile Books, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Mary Beard's famous blog 'A don's life' has been running on the TLS website for nearly five years. Through it she made her name as a wickedly subversive commentator on the world in which we live. Her central themes are the classics, universities and teaching - and much else besides. In this second collection following on from the success of "It's a don's life", Beard ponders whether Gaddafi's home is Roman or not,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Blogs
Miscellanea
Named Person: Mary Beard; Mary Beard
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Beard
ISBN: 9781846685361 1846685362
OCLC Number: 766337918
Description: 263 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Mary Beard.

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Lets you share the author's 'terror of humiliation' as she enters 'hairdresser country' and follow her dilemma as she wanders through the quandary of illegible handwriting on examination papers and  Read more...

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"'Delightful... it has the virtues of brevity, eclecticism and learning worn lightly... if they'd had Mary Beard on their side back then, the Romans would still have their empire' (Daily Mail)"

 
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