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Staying Alive?

Advantages: Inspirational, Emotional account of personal desire versus governmental struggles
Disadvantages: None, for the book itself

...“From the Land of Green Ghosts, by Pascal Khoo Thwe, is a moving and factual biography of the author's transition from a member of a remote Burmese Village Tribe to an English Student at Cambridge University UK. The author was born in Burma in 1967 an ...

helencbradshaw 24.02.2005 · Read full review
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From the Land of Green Ghosts to Cambridge University

Advantages: Evocatively written, scenes conjured beatifully, never ceases to amaze and astound
Disadvantages: An anti-climatic ending after the intensity and pace of the rest of the novel

...This is the absaloutely incredibly journey of Pascal Khoo Thwe, a member of the Padaung tribe in Burma who against all odds, realises his dream to study English Literature and graduate from Cambride university. This is a memoir like no other. This boo ...

Pineappleflavour 06.07.2009 · Read full review
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'For £45,000 I am prepared to sit next to a dog'

Advantages: Exceedingly droll.
Disadvantages: He stops in 1973 (presumably his experiences as an MP are being held back for volume two).

You might know Clement Freud as the bloke with the beard on the cover of the Paul McCartney and Wings' album Band On The Run; or as the slow-talking, former Liberal MP who usually wins Just A Minute on Radio Four; or as the grandson of the father of psych ...

PJE_ 14.04.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Freud Ego - Sir Clement Freud

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Boxing Bruno fights many demons

Advantages: An honest, hard-hitting account
Disadvantages: none

Bruno - larger than life and fighting back. Frank Bruno - what can I say?! For those of you old enough to remember this character and appreciate him as one of Britain's national treasures, this book is a must read. I have never really been a great b ...

pixie65 09.08.2008 · Read full review
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Review of Frank: Fighting Back - Frank Bruno

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Hard hitting words of honesty from Brooo-no

Advantages: Honest, Emotional, Raw, don't hold anything back,
Disadvantages: Might be too boxing orientated for some, Full price is over the top

As a child of the late 1980's (I was born on Christmas eve '87) who had gotten into boxing through the names that were around in the 1990's Bruno's was one of the most recognisable. You had the Tyson mega show where for a few years in the late 1980's he w ...

iamasadlittleboy 17.08.2009 · Read full review
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