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David Jasons life in book form-a good read about a varied career

Advantages: Some entertaining stories, quite extensive and insightful, photos,
Disadvantages: A little dry in parts, not an entirely light read, I'd perhaps hoped for more about 'Only Fools'

- Introduction - I've been a fan of Only Fools & Horses since I was a kid, watching it in the 90s and catching repeats on TV later. I have since discovered that he did voice work for the popular 80s kids cartoons Dangermouse and Count Duckula, bo ...

IzzyS 29.08.2014 · Read full review
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Review of My Life - David Jason

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An actor's life for him

Advantages: Very likeable, unassuming memoir
Disadvantages: None

Born in North London in February 1940 during the early years of the Second World War, young David John White once had a brief career as an electrician. Fortunately for the world of entertainment at the public, he soon forsook the world of fuses and wires ...

JOHNV 23.12.2013 · Read full review
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Not a plonker!

Advantages: Everything.
Disadvantages: Nothing.

This is David Jason's life story, and has been written solely by himself - after all, he would be the one person to know best about his own life! You can tell that this has been written by him, as when you read it you can hear him almost talking and speak ...

ravingreviewer 28.03.2014 · Read full review
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Love, Death & Duran Duran

Advantages: Interesting and well-written.
Disadvantages: More detail on a couple of issues is lacking.

"It's a Monday night at the Brighton Dome, 2 weeks before our third single 'Girls On Film' is due out. It's a week after my 21st birthday. The lights go down and 'Tel Aviv' strikes up. But something strange is happening. None of us can hear the music. Wha ...

JEFFJEN 28.10.2013 · Read full review
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Review of In The Pleasure Groove, Love Death & Duran Duran - John Taylor

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A brotherly tale of sadness

Advantages: Written with sympathy and some objectivity from a close family perspective
Disadvantages: None really to speak of, apart from no index

It is inevitable that the books we have already seen about Michael Jackson in the two years plus since his sudden passing in June 2009 will be merely the tip of the iceberg. Yet for those which comprise and are based on first-hand knowledge of his life a ...

JOHNV 28.02.2012 · Read full review
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Review of You Are Not Alone: Michael Through a Brother's Eyes - Jermaine Jackson

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