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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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I almost felt like I had experienced a week with Marilyn!

Advantages: Fantastic book, so well written, short but sweet, learnt lots about the real Marilyn.
Disadvantages: None.

What is the book about? This book centres around a time, in 1956, when Colin Clark (A Third Executive Producer on The Prince, the Showgirl & me) accompanied Marilyn Monroe for a week when she was having problems during her third marriage to Arthu ...

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Review of My Week With Marilyn - Colin Clark

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Would You Share A Bed With Marilyn Monroe?

Advantages: Informative, great read, realistic portrayal of Marilyn
Disadvantages: The book might be hard to find

I have recently been rebuilding my Marilyn Monroe collection and have bought several books, so that I now have around thirty on her. Most are the standard biographies, full of facts we all know already and rumours we don’t believe. But this book is someth ...

KarenUK 21.05.2007 · Read full review
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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 ...

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