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Gismih o naseeb

Advantages: A first hand account of an ordinary love story in an extraordinary place
Disadvantages: None

We'd spent three days in and around Petra. Some of that time was away from the hustle and bustle of the Siq and the steps up to the Monastery. We followed the paths leading in from al-Beidha where the goatherds idled over their kettles and the vegetatio ...

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Review of Married to a Bedouin - Marguerite Van Geldermalsen

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Marilyn - the tragic icon

Advantages: Sympathetic, frank and searching portrait of the actress
Disadvantages: The author's self-preoccupation and self-advertisement

With the possible exception of Princess Diana, Marilyn Monroe is probably the most written-about deceased woman in twentieth-century history. The thirty-six years of her life (1926-62) and the manner of her death will no doubt continue to provide an oppo ...

JOHNV 15.01.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Marilyn: The Passion and the Paradox - Lois Banner

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The John & Bonnie Story... My Bonnie by John Suchet

Advantages: An honest carer's account, interesting read
Disadvantages: An uncomfortable subject

My Bonnie John Suchet In January of 2017, we had a weekend away to a hamlet on the south Devon coast – Maidencombe, the accommodation we stayed in belongs to a lovely lady called Cassie, who runs her grandmothers old house as holiday lets, originally ...

LiveMusicLoverLyn 12.03.2017 · Read full review
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Review of My Bonnie: How Dementia Stole The Love Of My Life - John Suchet

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Max Does a PR Job on Clifford

Advantages: Some interesting insights into how the world of PR and tabloids work
Disadvantages: No major revelations, book is a PR job on the subject

...I have a confession to make - I admire Max Clifford. I appreciate this is a revelation which might shock and appal some people as Clifford is reviled by many for his involvement in the rise of chequebook journalism, never mind his ability to turn the stra ...

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Review of Max Clifford. Read All About It - Angela Levin, Max Clifford

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Not what I expected

Advantages: Insight into Max's childhood
Disadvantages: Expected more celebrity scandal (!)

...Rightly or wrongly, I expected this book to give me more of an insight into what Max actually does. Indeed, the first chapter follows the scandal of Rebecca Loos and David Beckham which is very interesting, but unfortunately it goes downhill from there on ...

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Review of Max Clifford. Read All About It - Angela Levin, Max Clifford

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