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Ex cathedra

Advantages: A fascinating study
Disadvantages: More pictures would be helpful

Perhaps it is because I come from the same background (Western Anglo-Catholic) as the approach from which Richard Kieckhefer comes in this text that I find such a resonance with what he has to say. 'Theology in Stone' looks at various aspects of church de ...

frkurt 26.05.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Theology in Stone: Church Architecture from Byzantium to Berkeley - Richard Kieckhefer

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The number one book on this subject

Advantages: It's a step-by-step guide to having a number 1
Disadvantages: well, the whole idea is pretty cynical - but that's the point

...If you've ever dreamed of instant fame and adulation, read this legendary book. It takes you through each step of the process of achieving a number one hit single, from writing to recording to distribution. It's all done in minute detail and seems prett ...

weener 19.11.2002 · Read full review
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Review of The Manual: How to Have a Number One the Easy Way - Jimmy Cauty, Bill Drummond

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top of the pops

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...this book has attained a sort of cult status. it has been written by cauty and drummond. These two "enrepreneurs" may be better know to you as the brains behind KLF the timelords and latterly the K foundation. Following all the instructions in this b ...

darrenwilliams99 26.06.2000 · Read full review
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Review of The Manual: How to Have a Number One the Easy Way - Jimmy Cauty, Bill Drummond

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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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