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We're All Going on a Summer Holiday...

Advantages: Excellent read.
Disadvantages: Not always available.

A little bit of background. There is a programme on the television called Coach Trip which is hosted by Brendan Sheerin, whereby between four and seven couples (so as few as eight or as many as fourteen) including a tour host and a driver go on a coach ...

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Keep on Coachin'

Advantages: Great for fans of the show. Light, engaging
Disadvantages: Not as much behind the scenes stuff as the blurb would have you believe.

...Channel 4's weekday teatime show Coach Trip is my guilty secret. The premise of the show, for those who are unfamiliar, is that various British pairs take a coach trip (surprised surprise!) around Europe where they complete activities and vote each other ...

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What happened to the Shadow Women of Cell 52?

Advantages: Learn more about the ordinary Iraqi
Disadvantages: You will be sickened by some of the events

I bought this book a few weeks ago whilst buying Desert Royal by Jean Sasson which, as most of you will probably know by now, is the third of a true-life trilogy for a Saudi Arabian princess. So, this is the 4th book I have read by Sasson and again it ...

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A revealing insight into the injustice of Iraqs secret police.

Advantages: A fascinating insight into Iraq under Saddam
Disadvantages: The book ends abruptly without resolving the stories of some of the women

They took me away from my home, They slapped me when I cried out for my children, They imprisoned me, They accused me of crimes I had never commited, They interrogated me with their harsh accusations, They tortured me with their cruel hands , They stubbed ...

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Life in Saddam's Iraq.

Advantages: A true story about life in Saddam's time, particulary the prisons.
Disadvantages: Can be very sickening.

It is a true and sad story of a lady from the cream of the Iraq society, with grandparents, both governmental ministers, that have shaped the Iraqi politics. He paternal grandfather a well-known military man and her maternal grandfather an educator and au ...

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