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Don't cry because it's over; smile because it happened

Advantages: Moving, a gritty, real-life love story
Disadvantages: Distressing at times, graphic detail about Paul's cancer treatment

Paul Hunter was one of the most promising snooker players of his generation. With three Masters titles under his belt, he looked set for a glittering career. However in 2005 the ‘Comeback Kid’ of snooker and his wife, Lindsey, faced their toughest chall ...

moistbabe 01.09.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Unbreakable: My Life with Paul - a Story of Extraordinary Courage and Love - Lindsey Hunter

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A Story of Love, Loss and Courage....

Advantages: A great read!
Disadvantages: Sad at times...

It was whilst I was wandering around my local library, looking for one more book to borrow - I had already selected two, and always borrow three at a time. Nothing was really jumping out and 'grabbing me'. Just as I had decided to settle for only the two ...

Wee_Jackie_163 02.09.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Unbreakable: My Life with Paul - a Story of Extraordinary Courage and Love - Lindsey Hunter

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Full biography of a long and successful but sad life

Advantages: Very comprehensive and well-researched
Disadvantages: Apart from the sombre subject matter, none

...These days, William Somerset Maugham (1874-1965) seems to be something of an anachronism. In his heyday, for much of a career which lasted from the end of the Victorian era to the 1950s, he was one of the most successful and widely read of all British wr ...

JOHNV 10.02.2011 · Read full review
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Review of The Secret Lives of Somerset Maugham - Selina Hastings

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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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An incredibly candid and heart warming account of one man's life.

Advantages: Amusing, evocative and heartfelt content, page turner, well written
Disadvantages: People may assume this is a karate book, rather than biography

I wrote this review a while back for the website The Shotokan Way, but I feel so strongly about the merits of this book, it needs to be represented here! ‘I pulled open the door to the phonebox and, as I’d hoped, the loony spun round. I didn’t say a word ...

Welshjellybean 09.10.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Born Fighter - Dave Hazard

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