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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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Who is Vanessa Feltz?

Advantages: Curmudgeonly cultural commentator criticises crass commercialism
Disadvantages: Can be crusty and cranky

Which major forces have power to affect our lives? You could sum them up as 'the environment, globalisation and the media'. Richard Hoggart, in his new book, has chosen to tackle the latter. And he has some dire warnings about the threats to our democrati ...

Silverback 05.05.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Mass Media in a Mass Society - Richard Hoggart

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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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Review of My Week With Marilyn - Colin Clark

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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 ...

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Review of Metric Pattern Cutting for Women's Wear - Winifred Aldrich

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