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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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Man Booker Winner

Advantages: Array of articles of the highest calibre
Disadvantages: 88 articles is not enough

Publishing House: Bloomsbury Year of publication: 2011 Consists of 88 articles in 343 pages ‘Nobody does it better.’ Observer ‘For Ziva.’ - - - "Whoever approaches philosophy and literature with a made-up mind can have little hope of learning ...

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Review of Whatever It Is, I Don't Like It - Howard Jacobson

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And Then There Was One...

Advantages: Straightforward, honest and deeply moving
Disadvantages: Have some tissues to hand

..."People didn't really know him, and what most of them are mourning is Morse, or Kavanagh, or Jack Regan." That line, an entry from Sheila Hancock's diary, made shortly after the death of her husband, the actor John Thaw, perhaps sums up why I bought th ...

silverstreak 20.05.2006 · Read full review
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Review of The Two of Us - Sheila Hancock

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