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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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Charlie the conqueror

Advantages: Very interesting, concise life
Disadvantages: None really, disregarding the fact that he was not a very likeable man

Charlie Chaplin dominated the formative years of the cinema, as actor and director, like no other. As we are told in an early chapter of this book, on his first visit to America in 1910, he is alleged to have shouted, ‘I am coming to conquer you. Every ...

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Review of Charlie Chaplin - Peter Ackroyd

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Sex, Drugs and Pot!

Advantages: Honest read
Disadvantages: Another book to come

After the enjoyable autobiography ‘Jimmy White: Behind the White Ball’ we have another version of his life story on the shelves, a far more seedier one, a version that would not have earned him the sponsorship and invitations he got back in his prime as t ...

thedevilinme 08.06.2015 · Read full review
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Review of Second Wind - Jimmy White

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