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Tales of a Prime Ministerial appetite

Advantages: Well-researched, interesting and amusing
Disadvantages: Possibly a tad trivial if you're looking for serious history or biography

Churchill the bon viveur Throughout his 90 years Sir Winston Churchill was never a man to don the hair shirt. A comfortable upbringing in the days when elaborate multiple courses were the done thing imbued in him from an early age a taste for the g ...

JOHNV 08.07.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Dinner with Churchill - Cita Stelzer

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Delboy gone bad ?

Advantages: Easy to read
Disadvantages: An interesting read, but not as exciting as the tagline led me to believe

Kathy and her three sisters Bud, Tigs, and Lu, grew up in the east end of London . Her father was a cockney spiv, selling knock off perfume to neighbours, and involved in petty criminal activity, but his dealings didn't make him much money, and the family ...

Thehonesttruth 23.05.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Dance for your Daddy: The True Story of a Brutal East End Childhood - Katherine Shellduck

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Yet another autobiographical tale of woe...

Advantages: Passes a couple of hours
Disadvantages: Lacking substance

Please note Ciao have got the title slightly wrong, it is "Dance for your Daddy", not 'you'. And onto the review... Introduction I got this book as it was recommended to me on Amazon, so when it came up that there was a copy on BookMooch, ...

marymoose99 16.04.2008 · Read full review
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Review of Dance for your Daddy: The True Story of a Brutal East End Childhood - Katherine Shellduck

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Dance for your Daddy...Disappointing!

Advantages: Short read
Disadvantages: Boring, lacks detail, predictable

...~~Dance for your Daddy: The true story of a brutal East End childhood~~ Dance for your Daddy is a short book by Katherine Shellduck; it illustrates her life growing up in the East End with a brute for a father who pushed her mother into prostitution and ...

h_perry 06.06.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Dance for your Daddy: The True Story of a Brutal East End Childhood - Katherine Shellduck

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Let those juices flow

Advantages: You will be laughing all the way through
Disadvantages: You dont want it to end

I came across this book quite by accident while trying to replenish my stock of English books here in Germany. I was first drawn to it by the cover, then reading the name got very curious indeed. Yes I have to admit that on reading the back cover I was ...

twinks5 07.01.2003 · Read full review
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Review of Driving Over Lemons - Chris Stewart

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