Latest reviews in Biography Books »

Great insight to Gok !

Advantages: real story and honesty
Disadvantages: n/a

...I regularly watch Gok Wan on television on How to look good naked and Gok’s Fashion Fix, as I am always watching his shows for inspiration on how to dress, so for Christmas my sister purchased me his Autobiography, Through Thick and Thin. As much as I ...

jo_field26 28.07.2011 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful
Review of Through Thick and Thin: My Autobiography - Gok Wan

Degree of Information

How easy was it to read...

How interesting was the...

How useful was it?

Would you read it again?

Value for money

Gok Wan - from overweight teenager to fashion guru

Advantages: True story written with feeling
Disadvantages: Not sure about the recipes inbetween chapters!

As a long term fan of Goks work with overweight and unconfident women, I was intrugued to learn more about this man who is so at ease with women and who can makesuch amazing changes to others' lives..... Its a story of triumph in the face of adversity an ...

wallygrom2005 22.02.2011 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: helpful
Review of Through Thick and Thin: My Autobiography - Gok Wan

Degree of Information

How easy was it to read...

How interesting was the...

How useful was it?

Would you read it again?

Value for money

Through Thick and Thin

Advantages: Inspirational, Pictures and Well-Written
Disadvantages: !

What is it About? Through Thick and Thin is the gripping autobiography by Gok Wan, a well know TV stylist who presents various shows on Channel 4 and also presented this years Clothes Show Live (2010) in the NEC, Birmingham. Gok has written a few boo ...

esmeewilde 02.03.2011 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: helpful
Review of Through Thick and Thin: My Autobiography - Gok Wan

Degree of Information

How easy was it to read...

How interesting was the...

How useful was it?

Would you read it again?

Value for money

Gok wan through thick and thin Gok is every womens best friend

Advantages: its a great book to read as it makes you just want to read more
Disadvantages: the book has to end

...This autobiography is really touching. When Gok speaks his weight troubles and when he tells his family about his sexuality. I think this is a great read and it made me think about how people help you through life and how much it means to have a supportiv ...

stat2125 05.04.2011 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: somewhat helpful
Review of Through Thick and Thin: My Autobiography - Gok Wan

Degree of Information

How easy was it to read...

How interesting was the...

How useful was it?

Would you read it again?

Value for money

A Family Interned

Advantages: A different angle on the war, not just a misery memoir, honesty
Disadvantages: limited context, still quite expensive to buy

"It was towards the middle of the year when my friends started disappearing." I have read lots of memoirs, fiction and history about WWII in Europe but know less about the war in Asia. The Blue Door is an account of a Norwegian family's internment by the ...

elkiedee 15.07.2012 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful
Review of The Blue Door - Lise Kristensen

Degree of Information

How easy was it to read...

How interesting was the...

How useful was it?

Would you read it again?

Value for money