Bill Bryson Quote

Open your refrigerator door, and you summon forth more light than the total amount enjoyed by most households in the 18th century. The world at night, for much of history, was a very dark place indeed.


At Home: A Short History of Private Life (ed. Anchor, 2010) - ISBN: 9780385533591

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Open your refrigerator door, and you summon forth more light than the total amount enjoyed by most households in the 18th century. The world at...

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Open your refrigerator door, and you summon forth more light than the total amount enjoyed by most households in the 18th century. The world at...

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Open your refrigerator door, and you summon forth more light than the total amount enjoyed by most households in the 18th century. The world at...

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Open your refrigerator door, and you summon forth more light than the total amount enjoyed by most households in the 18th century. The world at...