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There's a lot more than farming going on in Ambridge!

Advantages: Great source of background information for recent Archers fans
Disadvantages: Both stories could have benefited from some more time spent on them

The Archers is a long-running Radio drama, that first aired in 1950 and continues to air on BBC Radio 4 six days a week. Concieved originally as a mixture of topical farming issues and family drama, the show continues to focus on the farming aspect but ha ...

SpiderJamb 15.09.2012 · Read full review
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Review of The Archers: Ambridge Affairs - BBC Audiobooks

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Listening at leisure

Advantages: simple to use
Disadvantages: none it does it all for you

Agatha Raisin: The Terrible Tourist And The Fairies of Fryfam - M.C. Beaton When my children were younger it was sometimes hard work to get them to sit down and read a book and one day whilst looking in a charity shop i came across an audio book, it wa ...

Sunnysmiles 10.03.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Agatha Raisin: The Terrible Tourist And The Fairies of Fryfam - M.C. Beaton

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The English Have Been Tickled!

Advantages: Nice, bitesize chapters.
Disadvantages: A wee bit of swearing.

I've always been a fan of Dara O'Briain. He's got charm, wit and he has the ability to make even the smallest stories hilarious. Although it is a wee bit on the pricey side, I bought it and I thought it was a brilliant read. I thought at first it would ...

spangly_pink 05.05.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Tickling the English - Dara O Briain

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A taste of Jo Brand!

Advantages: Some interesting insights into Jo Brand's life
Disadvantages: You might feel a bit short changed

*Please note that I am reviewing the hardcover version rather than the audio book. When I sent my product proposal to ciao! explaining that I did not want to write about the audio version, they replied saying that the product was already here and sent me ...

kingfisher111 18.01.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Can't Stand Up for Sitting Down - Jo Brand

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The Wasp Factory = exhilarating

Advantages: A very good read and worth the money
Disadvantages: Very graphic at some points

In my opinion, this is one of Bank's best written and most enjoyable books so far. i found it enjoyable throught his good use of characterisation (especially with Frank's character and his insane brother, Eric) and themes. I would deffinately recomend t ...

mariella123 19.02.2010 · Read full review
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Review of The Wasp Factory - Iain Banks

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