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~ * 100% Amy * ~

Advantages: easy- reading
Disadvantages: me-me-me

Amy Childs is a British celebrity, known for being one of the stars of the reality television programme The Only Way Is Essex (TOWIE). She rose to fame in 2010 at the age of 20 and since then has stuck around on our screens. Since leaving TOWIE she has be ...

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Review of 100% Me - Amy Childs

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Best finest surgeon, come cut me open.

Advantages: Lots of information from many sources
Disadvantages: May seem confusing/pedantic

Some time during the night of 4 August 1962, Marilyn Monroe died of an overdose of barbiturates. It seems strange that the very first sentence of "The Many Lives of Marilyn Monroe" should be the precise details of her death. After finishing this bo ...

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Review of The Many Lives of Marilyn Monroe - Sarah Churchwell

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The media monarch who was a prisoner of his generals

Advantages: Good detailed analysis of the political background to his reign
Disadvantages: Very little about his personal and family life

If you're looking for a colourful biography of the man who was probably the most hated being on the planet at the end of the first World War, this isn't quite it. As the author makes clear in his preface, it does not claim to be a comprehensive biograph ...

JOHNV 19.06.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Kaiser Wilhelm II - Christopher Clark

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Kurt Cobain - Heavier than Heaven

Advantages: interesting, well researched, enjoyable to read
Disadvantages: none

Kurt Cobain - Heavier than Heaven I quite like having a wonder around HMV and I often leave the shop clutching great finds (such as the turtles film from my childhood on DVD or the latest dance CD's for my brother's birthday). On my latest trip into ...

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Review of Heavier Than Heaven - Charles Cross

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Heavy handed psycho-drama

Advantages: Informative, detailed in most respects, a good read
Disadvantages: Author's psychoanalytical agenda gets in the way of the facts

Kurt Cobain has been one of the most written about musicians in contemporary culture. A huge following and unrelenting fascination - compounded by his tragic suicide in 1994 - has made Cobain a universal icon. ‘Heavier Than Heaven’ written ...

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Review of Heavier Than Heaven - Charles Cross

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