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A book of 2 halfs - 'More Fool Me' reels you in then disappoints

Advantages: Fairly candid, anecdotes, covers info from previous books, first half
Disadvantages: v strong language used, perhaps too detailed about drug taking, diary extracts aka second half

- Introduction - This I admit was an impulse purchase of mine. I hadn't thought of reading any of his numerous books, until I came across a tweet from Waterstones a few weeks ago, when I was checking my twitter account and it announced that signe ...

IzzyS 06.10.2014 · Read full review
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Review of More Fool Me - Stephen Fry

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~ * A Good Read * ~

Advantages: Interesting, fans will like it
Disadvantages: nothing major

...I quite like autobiographies, especially famous people and so when I discovered that McFly (a band who I have quite liked over the years) were releasing a book, I couldn't wait to find out what they had to say for themselves. Unsaid Things is the first of ...

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Review of McFly Unsaid Things - Mcfly

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'Well now he's a pillar of society'

Advantages: Warts and all portrait of its subject as a person
Disadvantages: The paperback could have been updated; concentrates very little on the music

Once a scourge of the establishment and an affront to respectability, now a Knight of the Realm. A man who has made an astonishingly lucrative living out of a profession which was once thought to last only three or four years at most. A much-admired yet ...

JOHNV 11.01.2014 · Read full review
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Review of Mick Jagger - Philip Norman

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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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Review of My Life - David Jason

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