By Bill Bryson
From the most cherished authors of our time—more than six million copies of his books were bought during this nation alone—a attention-grabbing day trip into the heritage in the back of where we name domestic.
“Houses aren’t refuges from background. they're the place background ends up.”
Bill Bryson and his kin dwell in a Victorian parsonage in part of England the place not anything of any nice importance has occurred because the Romans decamped. but sooner or later, he started to ponder how little or no he knew concerning the traditional issues of existence as he chanced on it in that cozy domestic. To treatment this, he shaped the assumption of visiting approximately his condominium from room to room to “write a heritage of the realm with out leaving home.” the lavatory offers the social gathering for a historical past of hygiene; the bed room, intercourse, demise, and sleep; the kitchen, food and the spice alternate; and so forth, as Bryson indicates how every one has figured within the evolution of non-public lifestyles. no matter what occurs on the earth, he demonstrates, results in our condo, within the paint and the pipes and the pillows and each merchandise of furnishings.
Bill Bryson has one of many liveliest, so much inquisitive minds in the world, and he's a grasp at turning the possible remoted or mundane truth into an party for the main diverting exposition that you can think of. His wit and sheer prose fluency make At Home essentially the most enjoyable books ever written approximately deepest lifestyles.
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