Extracts from diaries recounting life in Victorian England are faithfully recorded such as colourful experiences of fox and otter hunting, the military and family relationships. It includes extensive family trees, Charles Mott’s accounts (which reveal an interesting insight into the cost of living in Victorian times) and a list of his performances between 1857 and 1874. The book also includes glossy photos of the Mott family through the ages, taking you back to the era and completes the glimpse back in time. Anyone interested in history will find this book fascinating. Written by a historian, it is easy to follow and a beautifully eloquent read.