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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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Fastest man in history

Advantages: Interesting read about this special sprinter
Disadvantages: Got the impression it was not the whole sory

Synopsis of the book I imagine almost everyone in the world has at least heard of Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt if not seen him on television or at one of the very high profile competitions he has been involved in. He is a global phenomenon, who ha ...

CPTDANIELS 11.12.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Faster than Lightning My Autobiography - Usain Bolt

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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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