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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 ...

mi_wa 11.06.2015 · Read full review
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Review of The Many Lives of Marilyn Monroe - Sarah Churchwell

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The Long Goodbye

Advantages: Funny, absorbing
Disadvantages: Bit grim at the end

The last volume of the Alan Clark diaries charts the final decade in the life of the colourful and 'maverick' politician. Although he never achieved his political ambitions he was suprised to find that his published diaries drew much acclaim. Today Alan C ...

Jake_Speed 26.01.2009 · Read full review
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Review of The Last Diaries - Alan Clark

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From rebel to multi-millionaire

Advantages: Easy to read, insightful
Disadvantages: Use of cliches in places

The Real Deal: James Caan James Caan is a multi-millionaire businessman who founded numerous successful recruitment companies and then became a venture capitalist and professional investor. In 2007 James Caan shot to fame when he first appeared on the po ...

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Review of The Real Deal: My Story from Brick Lane to the Dragons' Den - James Caan

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Autobiography by James Caan - great read!

Advantages: Great read, fascinating life story
Disadvantages: Might be slightly light on business depth for some

This review is for the paperback book "The Real Deal - My Story from Brick Lane to Dragons' Den" by the entrepreneur James Caan. The paperback book was published by Virgin Books in mid 2009 and is 384 pages long, the hardback version had been published a ...

julwhite 27.01.2010 · Read full review
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Very intersting look at the life of the newest dragon

Advantages: A very informative look into an extordinary life in and out of business
Disadvantages: Prohaps a bit drawn out in a few areas

...Im not a great reader as i tend to have a fairly short attendion span but this book got me hooked right from the start and apart from a couple of chapters towards the end managed to keep me hooked. The book is a very interesting, informative and captiv ...

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