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The ultimate Burton pocket guide (until 2005!)

Advantages: information, interesting, price (used!)
Disadvantages: Published in 2005...

...I went in search of Tim Burton books in the film section of the university library, I was delighted to find the Pocket Essential book by Colin Odell and Michelle Le Blanc. I am a huge fan of his films, but it occurred to me that I actually knew next ...

Amy69 21.09.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Tim Burton - Colin Odell

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A worthy companion

Advantages: Comprehensive, good reference material
Disadvantages: Expensive

The first 'Oxford Companion to English Literature' was published in 1932 under the editorial direction of Sir Paul Harvey (no relation the American radio commentator). Half a century and five editions later, this is still a standard, authoritative referen ...

frkurt 07.03.2005 · Read full review
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Review of The Oxford Companion to English Literature - Margaret Drabble (Editor)

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Understanding our Literary Heritage

Advantages: A very comprehensive overview
Disadvantages: Sometimes not detailed enough

...Originally published in 1932, this definitive guide to English Literature edited by Margaret Drabble has been updated on several occasions. The main focus of the alphabetical listing is writers and their major works. Writers of course include authors, pla ...

denella 02.11.2006 · Read full review
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Review of The Oxford Companion to English Literature - Margaret Drabble (Editor)

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The Oxford Companion to English Literature

Advantages: Wonderful resource
Disadvantages: none

The Oxford Companion to English Literature is a weighty tome. But there's no fat! No, sir! Every ounce of the weight of this book is pure literary muscle! The book was first published in 1932, edited by Sir Paul Harvey, and the current edition is edite ...

Martinscholes 07.07.2006 · Read full review
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An Offer You Can't Refuse

Advantages: classic
Disadvantages: no sequel

The brilliantly written piece about the Mafia living, dying then thriving within 1950s America was a clasic when released and went on to spawn 3 films through the late 1970s and 1980s which firmly established Al Pacino as one of the greatest film stars ev ...

pdoyle007 05.01.2005 · Read full review
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Review of The Godfather Book - Peter Cowie

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