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Jimmy who?

Advantages: A look inside the head of a personal hero
Disadvantages: It's just a bit dull

Who Hell He? First things first because if you're not American then I know you'll be asking, "Who's Jimmy Buffett?" The simple answer is - he's an American National Treasure. It's difficult for us here in Britain to understand just how famous this ...

sharper_fin 24.08.2015 · Read full review
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Review of A Pirate Looks at Fifty - Jimmy Buffett

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On Top of The World

Advantages: Interesting, compelling book
Disadvantages: Not a book for everyone, Sad read

...am the first to admit that some of my interests are slightly on the macabre side and with the recent anniversary of the 9/11 attacks in my mind, I decided to buy this book from Amazon. The events of that day and those that experienced it first hand is ...

euphie 15.12.2014 · Read full review
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Review of On Top of The World - Tom Barbash

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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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