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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 ...

xd-o-n-z-x 10.09.2014 · Read full review
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Review of McFly Unsaid Things - Mcfly

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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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Not a plonker!

Advantages: Everything.
Disadvantages: Nothing.

This is David Jason's life story, and has been written solely by himself - after all, he would be the one person to know best about his own life! You can tell that this has been written by him, as when you read it you can hear him almost talking and speak ...

ravingreviewer 28.03.2014 · Read full review
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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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