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Danny being Danny

Advantages: Great stories and anecdotes
Disadvantages: None that I can see

...Now having written a review of the 1st part of Danny Baker's autobiography I am going to need to be very careful not to just repeat things in this review of the 2nd part of his autobiography...I may be in a minority but Danny Baker has always made me laug ...

bbicuk01 21.03.2015 · Read full review
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Review of Going Off Alarming: Vol. 2 - Danny Baker

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Some insight into the man behind Mrs Brown

Advantages: Interesting read, ideal read for the summer, lots of information about Brendan O'Carroll's life
Disadvantages: I did find the comparisons between Brendan's life and Mrs Brown slightly annoying after a while

Being a big fan of the Mrs. Brown’s Boys TV show I had been wanting to read this book since I first seen it for sale last December.  However, I felt the price was a little excessive (the Kindle version was close to £10), so I decided to wait until the pri ...

euphie 08.07.2014 · Read full review
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Review of The Real Mrs Brown - Brian Beacom

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~ * Superwoman's Story of Success * ~

Advantages: Advice!! Inspiring! Motivational!
Disadvantages: nothing major!

I had heard about this Karren Brady, although I didn’t really know that much about her. To me she was just a ‘tough talking business woman’ and I wasn’t that interested to know any more about her. However, being a Cosmopolitan magazine reader, which Karre ...

xd-o-n-z-x 06.03.2014 · Read full review
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Review of Strong Woman - Karren Brady

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Mr Benn - Without the Dressing Up but with Plenty of Adventures

Advantages: A life lived to the full
Disadvantages: A sad sense of the end of an era

...Mr Benn When the opportunity arose to get a pre-publication copy of Tony Benn’s final diaries, A Blaze of Autumn Sunshine my hand shot up quicker than my brain could actually process what I’d just done. I’ve long been an admirer of this controversial ...

koshkha 15.01.2014 · Read full review
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Review of A Blaze of Autumn Sunshine - Tony Benn

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No more heroes any more

Advantages: Searching portraits of four modern figures
Disadvantages: A few trivial but irritating factual errors

‘Eminent Elizabethans’ is in effect a descendant of the author’s ‘Eminent Edwardians’. The latter, which was a volume of short biographies of four British iconic figures of the early twentieth century, was in turn inspired by Lytton Strachey’s barbed ‘Em ...

JOHNV 24.11.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Eminent Elizabethans Rupert Murdoch, Prince Charles, Margaret Thatcher & Mick Jagger - Piers Brendon

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