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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 ...

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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Mother and son letters in a time of war

Advantages: Interesting glimpse into the lives of several prominent people
Disadvantages: Probably for a rather specialised readership

Though she is perhaps little remembered these days except as the mother of writer and historian John Julius Norwich, Lady Diana Cooper was one of the towering figures in society life between the wars and for much of the period before her death in 1986. = ...

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Review of Darling Monster - Diana Cooper

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The Parisian King of Britain

Advantages: Amusing, lighthearted and well-researched biography
Disadvantages: Perhaps not the most serious or weighty book on its subject (which will be an advantage for some)

Although he was Anglo-German by birth, so Stephen Clarke suggests, King Edward VII was very much a Parisian by nature. As we would expect from the author of several lighthearted books on our Gallic neighbours [see author paragraph below], this is not the ...

JOHNV 09.10.2014 · Read full review
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Review of Dirty Bertie: An English King Made in France - Stephen Clarke

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Out of the dark and into the depths of despair....

Advantages: An excellent read, hard to put down!
Disadvantages: I have some concerns - see the review.

Why I got the book This book had been on my Amazon wishlist for a long time, so when I joined BookMooch it was one of the first books I mooched. Although I'm generally drawn towards autobiographies, especially when they involve mental health ...

marymoose99 29.02.2008 · Read full review
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Review of Out of the Dark - Robin Royston, Linda Cain

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