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If Walls Could Talk: An intimate history of the home (Main)

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Why did the flushing toilet take two centuries to catch on? Why did Samuel Pepys never give his mistresses an orgasm? Why did medieval people sleep sitting up? When were the two 'dirty centuries'? Why did gas lighting cause Victorian ladies to faint? Why, for centuries, did people fear fruit? All these questions - and more - are answered in this juicy, truly intimate history of the home. Through the bedroom, bathroom, living room and kitchen, Lucy Worsley explores what people actually did in bed, in the bath, at the table, ...

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ISBN:

0571259545

/ ISBN-13:

9780571259540

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If Walls Could Talk: An Intimate History of the Home
2013, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, New York

ISBN-13: 9781620402351

Trade paperback

If Walls Could Talk: An intimate history of the home
2012, Faber & Faber, London

ISBN-13: 9780571259540

Main

Mass-market paperback

If Walls Could Talk: An Intimate History of the Home
2012, Walker & Company, New York

ISBN-13: 9780802779953

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If Walls Could Talk: An Intimate History of the Home
2011, Faber & Faber, London

ISBN-13: 9780571259526

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