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A Diamond Book on a Diamond Queen

Advantages: Excellent writing, enjoyable to read, interesting and thought-provoking, insightful
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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
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... 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 This book is a biography of her, based largely on her previously unpublished letters.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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57600 swarovski crystals and a dress with a 107 foot train

Advantages: Interesting, great writing style
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I'm sure most of you will have seen or at least heard of Big Fat Gypsy Weddings, the extremely popular channel 4 documentary showing travellers weddings. This programme helped Thelma Madine to be pushed into the limelight as the famous dressmaker who made ...

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Review of Tales of the Gypsy Dressmaker - Thelma Madine

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Shame His Brain Can't Match His Mouth

Advantages: Easy Reading Format, Amusing Celebrity Anecdotes
Disadvantages: Dumbed Down Language, Poor English TBH

...Chris Moyles, I really do. He amuses me first thing in the morning on the drive to the office. Amusing me first thing in the morning is no mean feat. It usually takes me at least 2 hours to even resemble something approaching human and away from ...

beevorm 03.01.2007 · Read full review
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Review of The Gospel According to Chris Moyles: The Story of a Man and His Mouth - Chris Moyles

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Moyles on Moyles Of Course!

Advantages: Insight into the world of commercial and national radio!
Disadvantages: Dr Fox is an idiot!

The thing about this book, I will say to anyone who has yet to read it. Do not expect any sombre confessionals, dark past, troubled upbringing or any other of those things that you normally get in these honest and frank autobiographies.(See Sharon Osbour ...

paulosdekathos 24.05.2007 · Read full review
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Review of The Gospel According to Chris Moyles: The Story of a Man and His Mouth - Chris Moyles

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