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A Diamond Book on a Diamond Queen

Advantages: Excellent writing, enjoyable to read, interesting and thought-provoking, insightful
Disadvantages: None

With the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II taking place last year, over the last year or so there have been a lot of books published about her life and reign, as well as on her family. There are bound to be a lot of rather trashy attempts to "tell all ...

eilidhcatriona 13.05.2013 · Read full review
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Review of The Diamond Queen Elizabeth II And Her People - Andrew Marr

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One woman's experience of love, loss and imprisonment in Russia

Advantages: Stark retelling of an often unhappy life
Disadvantages: None

... Lina Prokoviev Lina Prokofiev was born Carlina Codina in Madrid in 1897, and spent most of her childhood in New York. This book is a biography of her, based largely on her previously unpublished letters. The book After making her stage deb ...

JOHNV 20.04.2013 · Read full review
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Review of The Love and Wars of Lina Prokofiev: The Story of Lina and Serge Prokofiev - Simon Morrison

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The End of the Piers Show!!

Advantages: We vote for the politicians who will do our dirty work
Disadvantages: Most left book in hotel rooms.

Piers Morgan, like the ridiculous ‘Jordan’, is one of our most iconic and inflated tabloid tits, ridiculed not only for the way he ran the News of the World and the Daily Mirror but for the weasel he appears to be, an essential requirement to run a Britis ...

thedevilinme 15.12.2009 · Read full review
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Review of The Insider - Piers Morgan

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Behind the scenes at a tabloid newspaper.

Advantages: Interesting insight into tabloid newspapers, and big news stories over the years.
Disadvantages: You may dislike Piers Morgan

I'm an avid reader, mostly of fiction. However, one night I felt like reading something a bit different. Rummaging through my chest of un-read books I came across Piers Morgan's book which I'd bought months earlier from Tesco, for £3.73. **About Pier ...

lindsayjayne 04.07.2006 · Read full review
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Diary of a Tabloid Editor

Advantages: You get to see into the mind of a tabloid editor.
Disadvantages: You may not like what you see.

...Morgan was promoted to Editor of the News of the World in 1994, after working for the owner in a relatively junior capacity. While there he was headhunted by the Daily Mirror, and as he preferred to be the editor of a daily, was pleased. He ...

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