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Great Scot

Advantages: Hilarious
Disadvantages: You could hurt yourself laughing

(Plenty of different editions of McGonagall on amazon, all at very modest prices). I sometimes wonder how many billions of unpublished writings are floating about in Manuscript Heaven. It’s so easy to write poorly, to have your work rejected, and eve ...

Schmutzie 03.04.2003 · Read full review
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Review of William McGonagall

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Grossly maligned and misunderstood

Advantages: A true insight of Victorian Values
Disadvantages: Hard to take seriously

William McGonagall is one of the 19th century's true life tragic romantic heroes - especially so because he was blissfully unaware of the fact! His reputation has without doubt been tarnished by the literary prejudices of the age, where snobbery was ri ...

dobieg 23.04.2003 · Read full review
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Review of William McGonagall

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Probably the worst poetry in the world.

Advantages: Unintentionally hilarious poetry
Disadvantages: Eye-wateringly bad scansion and appalling themes - great in small doses, but not for prolonged reading

McGonagall's poetry is hilariously funny. It completely ignores all the basic rules of writing poetry, and combines this with Victorian melodrama. Widely hailed as the worst poet ever, his works are still in print and easy to find. Here is an excerpt f ...

drewish 29.11.2004 · Read full review
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'Fergie time' is up!

Advantages: King of the hill
Disadvantages: His time is up

A year ago Harry Redknapp was set to be England manager; David Moyes not even mentioned for the job. How times have changed, Moyes now Manchester United manager and Redknapp not remotely linked to the second biggest job in English football and now relegat ...

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Review of Alex Ferguson

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Sensual, Passionate, Dramatic, Wonderful.

Advantages: Completely captivating, skillfully written, enjoyable and thought-provoking.
Disadvantages: You may end up purchasing everything Rice ever wrote.

Anne Rice does not produce your average run-of-the-mill vampire story. Her work is carefully crafted and integrates several themes that directly affect the reader as a human being. She writes of conflict, of sexual desire, of lust and of beauty; she evoke ...

Chalk 27.03.2005 · Read full review
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