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Ex cathedra

Advantages: A fascinating study
Disadvantages: More pictures would be helpful

Perhaps it is because I come from the same background (Western Anglo-Catholic) as the approach from which Richard Kieckhefer comes in this text that I find such a resonance with what he has to say. 'Theology in Stone' looks at various aspects of church de ...

frkurt 26.05.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Theology in Stone: Church Architecture from Byzantium to Berkeley - Richard Kieckhefer

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The Fashion Book

Advantages: Very easy to dip in and out of; varied and inspiring photographs
Disadvantages: Slightly more information could be given

This review refers to the small, paperback version, 520 pages; dimensions: 16.4 x 11.8 x 2.8 cm, RRP £6-8 (I purchased it for around £6 from Amazon). The Fashion Book is also available in a larger version, with a hardback cover, for around £16, depending ...

tracy112 27.04.2010 · Read full review
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Review of The Fashion Book - Richard Martin, Alice Mackrell, Melanie Rickey, Angela Buttolph, Suzy Menkes

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The Rise and Fall of Britpop

Advantages: Interesting read
Disadvantages: Author rather subjective

Britpop was the term used, very loosely, to describe a whole plethora of British bands which sprang up as a reaction to US domination of the British music scene and charts inn the early 90’s – itself largely due to grunge music and above all t ...

JoePoirot 04.08.2004 · Read full review
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Review of The Last Party: Britpop, Blair and the Demise of English Rock - John Harris

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For Beatles information, all you need is this

Advantages: Very well-rounded guide to all aspects of the Beatles' lives and work
Disadvantages: None

Ever since the heyday of Beatlemania in the mid-1960s, there have been countless books about the group, together and later on as individuals. It would take almost a lifetime to get through everything that is available out there. So thank you to Chris In ...

JOHNV 12.08.2010 · Read full review
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Review of The Rough Guide to the Beatles - Chris Ingham

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Essential TV Bible

Advantages: Marvellous and Epic
Disadvantages: Nothng

...As something of a quiz and trivia addict, I have in my collection, so many reference books my spare room is hard to move around in. One of the most recent additions to this is the The Penguin TV Companion by Jeff Evans. This massive tome of tv information ...

DanielFullard 17.01.2012 · Read full review
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Review of The Penguin TV Companion - Jeff Evans

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