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A magical mystery tour of lyrics and stories behind them...

Advantages: Attractive format, easy to read, navigate or browse, fascinating...
Disadvantages: You're kidding!

...buy, not only for die-hard Beatles fans, but even for those with a modest interest in them and in their songs. Yes – you’ve guessed – I saw it in my local “The Works”, as with many of the books I have reviewed. I don’t have m ...

2mennycds 23.10.2016 · Read full review
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Review of The Complete Beatles Songs - Steve Turner

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A little book Discovering Corn dollies

Advantages: size patterns
Disadvantages: none

Recently I harvested some long straw wheat, (I have a friendly source for this) Long straw wheat is the type used for thatching. I learnt to make corn dollies many years ago. One of the books which I bought back then to help me get patterns instructions ...

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Review of Discovering Corn Dollies - M. Lambeth

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Nice patterns to knit and crochet

Advantages: Great patterns, nicely described, easy to follow
Disadvantages: No hook size suggestions

100 Flowers to Knit and Crochet I received this book as a Christmas present from my mummy few years ago. It is available form Amazon in various conditions and prices, but the average for new in paperback is around £ 7. About the book: T ...

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Review of 100 Flowers to Knit & Crochet - Lesley Stanfield

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How the record business grows, shrinks, and then grows again

Advantages: Fascinating account of the music business from a different angle
Disadvantages: None

...It’s not difficult to find a history of popular or recorded music, written around the musical names who made it happen. Cowboys and Indies takes a different approach. While there is plenty in these pages about several of the most important stars, there is ...

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Review of Cowboys and Indies: The Epic History of the Record Industry - Gareth Murphy

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The Perfect Book for Your Smallest Room

Advantages: Entertaining and does the 'job'
Disadvantages: A 'wee' bit superficial

Bog Standard Present? Around Christmas time the bookshelves of the nation groan under the weight of books targeting the ‘difficult relative’ market; those people you have to buy for but don’t really know well enough to know what to give. People seem t ...

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Review of Toilets of the World - Morna E. Gregory

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