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'A very good listener and quite a clever man'

Advantages: Very objective yet still sympathetic biography
Disadvantages: Not for the casual reader

King Edward VII The main facts about King Edward VII (1841-1910) are probably reasonably well-known. He was regarded as oversexed by his parents, Queen Victoria and the Prince Consort, blamed by the former for breaking the latter’s heart and causi ...

JOHNV 14.05.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Bertie - Jane Ridley

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Entertaining and enthralling

Advantages: Highly entertaining
Disadvantages: Can't think of any

This is one of the best autobiographies that I have read - and I have read quite a few (Ronnie Barker, Ronnie Corbett, Mo Mowlam to name but a few!). I was fortunate enough to pick my (battered but still readable) copy at a church fayre for 10p! Chart ...

matthewlukeuk 12.08.2002 · Read full review
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Review of Bring on the Empty Horses - David Niven

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