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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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"If this is Paradise, what then is Hell?"

Advantages: Fascinating account of life in Communist China
Disadvantages: Unimaginable oppression

Within the last few days, I have realised that when it comes to certain things I am completely ignorant about what is going on in the world around me. This realisation has come about after finishing ‘Wild Swans’ and becoming aware of that fact that an en ...

emmaclaire 29.03.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Wild Swans - Jung Chang

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Wild Swans: Concubines, dictatorship and revolutions in China

Advantages: Riveting, fact-based, easy to read, unique
Disadvantages: Brutal in places

Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China by Jung Chang is a fascinating and compelling read. The book is a riveting autobiography, written by Chang after fleeing China for safer pastures. She tells three separate but related true stories in the book, the stor ...

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Truly Moving

Advantages: Eye opening, moving and beautifully written
Disadvantages: A sad story in places

Wild Swans is a truly exceptional book; few pieces of writing have ever been able to move me in the way this masterpiece has! I never had the chance to study any history about China when I was at school, but have always been very keen to learn about it ...

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