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Just So

Advantages: Brilliant if you're actually studying Kipling...
Disadvantages: ...less so if you're not.

...Rudyard Kipling, born in India in 1865, is still the youngest ever Nobel literature laureate. He was a prolific author and at the turn of the century up to the first World War an immensely popular one. Even now he remains the most frequently quoted of all ...

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Review of The Cambridge Companion to Rudyard Kipling - Howard J Booth

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"Have you seen a purple cow?!"

Advantages: Great light reading
Disadvantages: Very big book (so also quite heavy reading!)

...came across this book whilst browsing on Amazon, and once I had read a little about it, I just had to have it. The list price is £24.95, but Amazon charge only £16.46, and there are many copies available new and used for as little as £13.00, I have just ...

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Review of The Art of Looking Sideways - Alan Fletcher

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A Guide to Visual Awareness.

Advantages: Endless hours of fascination and amusement.
Disadvantages: It's heavy.

The Art of Looking Sideways by Alan Fletcher, a renowned designer and art director, is a great coffee table book full of interesting and random information to keep the reader entertained. The book has won a number of awards. The book is hard back, ...

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Review of The Art of Looking Sideways - Alan Fletcher

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A book you could learn something everyday from...

Advantages: Have a look for five minutes or three hours...
Disadvantages: If anything it is the size..

...I acidentally came acroos this book through a friend, flicking through intially i decided to ask to borrow it overnight, 2 weeks later he had it returned. The thoughts and concepts of being so simple with design really opens your mind to thinking differen ...

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THE Beatles Bible

Advantages: Very detailed - not sanitised
Disadvantages: Some information is repeated

THE Sergeant Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band album sleeve earned its designer, Peter Blake, a paltry £200. He took Apple to court in October 1998 for back royalties from what has got to be one of the most copied images in the world. Apple commented: His ...

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Review of The Beatles Encyclopedia - Bill Harry

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