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For the artist in you!

Advantages: Easy to read, beautifully illustrated, packed with information
Disadvantages: None!

Usborne Publishing is the UK's leading independent publishing company, and have recently been named Children's Publisher of the Year 2012. Now, I know that in theory, The Usborne Introduction to Art is a children's information book. But after thumbing thr ...

inkyscribbles 11.07.2012 · Read full review
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Review of The Usborne Introduction to Art - Rosie Dickins

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Behind the Scenes at Gormenghast

Advantages: great background information
Disadvantages: aimed at a limited audience

...Any book of this kind would appear to have a fairly limited target audience. You probably watched the TV show if you were a fan of the books, and you would probably buy this "making of.." publication if you enjoyed the TV adaptation. However there is a lo ...

steerpyke 04.07.2004 · Read full review
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Review of The Art of 'Gormenghast' (The Making of a Television Fantasy) - Estelle Daniel

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A passion for the music of the 80s

Advantages: Thorough, passionate look at the 80s British music scene
Disadvantages: A little over-opinionated; omits some key figures

Reynolds established himself as one of the leading chroniclers of the British early 1980s music scene with a earlier title, Rip It Up and Start Again. In a sense, this book is basically a companion to that volume. But it can be read independently, withou ...

JOHNV 22.11.2009 · Read full review
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Review of Totally Wired: Postpunk Interviews and Overviews - Simon Reynolds

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Delving into Carr's plays!

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...Having recently finished reading Marina Carr's ten published plays, I decided it was time to read The Theatre of Marina Carr. I had read some good reviews about the book, and hoped that it would deliver. Thankfully, it did just that! The book is edited b ...

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Review of The Theatre of Marina Carr - Anna McMullan

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