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Diamond review  Holy Cow

Advantages: A well researched and intelligently written exposé
Disadvantages: Not an 'easy' read

...So, I’ve been arsed to write a Christmas review. And what better way to celebrate the festive season than unashamedly lambasting a sainted nun, eh? Have a cool yule, one and all. As a rule, the elderly come in three, pleasingly stereotypical, cat ...

tallulahbang 23.12.2009 · Read full review
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Review of The Missionary Position - Christopher Hitchens

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Foxy Marilyn!

Advantages: Informative book, many beautiful photos, good value for money.
Disadvantages: Some predictable photos, not all her films are included.

...One of the most impressive looking Marilyn Monroe books in my collection is a very heavy hardback book called Marilyn Monroe – Platinum Fox by Cindy De La Hoz. It is a large format coffee table type book with around 260 pages in and a stunning cover desig ...

KarenUK 12.12.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Marilyn Monroe - Cindy De La Hoz

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Kissed by Kate!

Advantages: Wonderfully written, friendly account of Katharine Hepburn's life
Disadvantages: Far too short...

I don't often read non-fiction and I almost never read biographies because who can tell how much of it is true and how much is rumor or gossip. As for autobiographies, well, most non-writers who actually have interesting lives usually end up taking some g ...

TheChocolateLady 29.07.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Me: Stories of my Life - Katharine Hepburn

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A bookworm's book?

Advantages: It's about books, chatty and readable style
Disadvantages: Narrow horizons and range of books discussed, few black writers or writers from other countries

Susan Hill was looking for a particular book one day. Everywhere she looked, she found at least a dozen books she had never read, sometimes as many as 200. Then she found books she had read, but coming across them prompted her to want to reread. She de ...

elkiedee 18.03.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Howards End is on the Landing - Susan Hill

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