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The stuff wet dreams are made of .......

Advantages: Stunning pictures
Disadvantages: "perfect bodies"

...Flicking through my all time favourite non-fiction book, Mirage by Boris Vallejo, and considering how I might write a review of it, started me thinking, pondering the meaning of art. To me, art is anything that stirs the senses and fires the emotions. ...

steffiw 10.08.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Mirage - Boris Vallejo

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The decade of Ziggy Stardust and The Thin White Duke

Advantages: Painstakingly researched, detailed examination of Bowie's songs and career
Disadvantages: A little too arty in places (like its subject, perhaps?)

...David Bowie With hindsight, it’s difficult to argue with the oft-expressed opinion that David Bowie was the single most important rock musician of the 1970s. Having been a perpetual ‘one to watch’ from around 1966 onwards but with only one hit duri ...

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Review of The Man Who Sold the World: David Bowie and the 1970s - Peter Doggett

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He's chameleon, comedian, corinthian and caricature

Advantages: Excellent analyses of Bowie's music
Disadvantages: None, as long as the concept appeals to you

The hardback edition of this book is currently £9 on amazon. There’s also a kindle edition. I daresay a paperback will be along next year sometime. David Bowie is probably my favourite musician, although obviously I have to clarify that that I only mea ...

hogsflesh 27.12.2011 · Read full review
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Review of The Man Who Sold the World: David Bowie and the 1970s - Peter Doggett

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Book for the committed, not for the casual sewer

Advantages: Thorough, clear instructions. Sections on all types of patterns
Disadvantages: Needs time and attention, not for the casual sewer

I bought this book when I started to sew and found it far too advanced. It is not a short cut to patterns nor does it give any instruction on sewing, how to construct garments, or any other sewing related information. It is a textbook on drafting patterns ...

Circe147 25.05.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Metric Pattern Cutting for Women's Wear - Winifred Aldrich

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