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Vincent Van Gogh's Struggle Realize his calling to be a Painter.

Advantages: very inspiring
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How far are you going to run in order to pursue a vocation ? Vincent Van Gogh (1853-1890) through a long process before realizing his true calling , and strive to the death for the sake of his life 's calling , which is to be a painter . Before fully dedi ...

Brain2271 11.04.2014 · Read full review
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Review of Lust for Life - Irving Stone

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The big picture

Advantages: Lively account of the cinema and of some of the major films
Disadvantages: No illustrations

... Francine Stock is a radio and TV presenter in currents affairs and arts. She has also published two novels. The book Many of us have been captivated from an early age by the world of movies, whether we were introduced to them by ...

JOHNV 06.12.2012 · Read full review
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Review of In Glorious Technicolor: A Century of Film and How it has Shaped Us - Francine Stock

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The Land Of Lost Vinyl

Advantages: True music worship from a likeable guy, easy to identify with
Disadvantages: It's not exactly brain surgery

I wish I’d never looked at Giles Smith’s picture before I read this. If you decide to purchase this book yourselves forget about the back cover and just remember that it cost £5.99 and DON’T LOOK. His image gave me a voice in my head tha ...

pennii 01.11.2001 · Read full review
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Review of Lost in Music - Giles Smith

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Lost In Music

Advantages: Easy but not shallow reading, deeply chucklesome
Disadvantages: At the price, none

A book that is tremendously annoying in the sense that as a music fan you wish you'd written it first. Giles Smith's comfortable, easy writing style takes you through his life with popular music; listening to it, buying it, obsessing over it, and finally ...

greenierexyboy 27.10.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Lost in Music - Giles Smith

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Rollermania recalled

Advantages: Funny, serious, ironic - knows when to take the subject seriously, and when not to
Disadvantages: None

The very idea of a columnist with The Guardian owning up to having been a fully paid-up fan of the Bay City Rollers must raise a few eyebrows at least. But yes, almost every teenage girl must dream of meeting her pop idol sooner or later. Caroline's adm ...

JOHNV 16.07.2000 · Read full review
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Review of Bye bye baby: My tragic love affair with the Bay City Rollers - Caroline Sullivan

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