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Gismih o naseeb

Advantages: A first hand account of an ordinary love story in an extraordinary place
Disadvantages: None

We'd spent three days in and around Petra. Some of that time was away from the hustle and bustle of the Siq and the steps up to the Monastery. We followed the paths leading in from al-Beidha where the goatherds idled over their kettles and the vegetatio ...

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Review of Married to a Bedouin - Marguerite Van Geldermalsen

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Reigning Men

Advantages: Admirably explored and an education for enthusiasts and young Classic scholars
Disadvantages: The several pages of illustrations were superfluous

...Duration: 684 pages Publishing House: Vintage Year of publication: 2010 Paperback Price: 12.99 GBP - - - Bill Clinton famously stated he took pride in Marcus Aurelius's book called: 'Meditations' - sadly, he neither comprehended or practiced con ...

1st2thebar 22.11.2016 · Read full review
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Review of Marcus Aurelius - Frank Mclynn

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Too Frank, Not Enough Marcus

Advantages: A well researched book on an interesting figure
Disadvantages: Seemingly more about the author than the subject

Thanks to the historical fiction of Ben Kane, who writes so vividly about Roman times, I’ve developed more of an interest in history than I ever had in school. However, it was the film “Gladiator” that first sparked my interest in that era, as I’m sure i ...

Soho_Black 26.09.2016 · Read full review
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Review of Marcus Aurelius - Frank Mclynn

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Max Does a PR Job on Clifford

Advantages: Some interesting insights into how the world of PR and tabloids work
Disadvantages: No major revelations, book is a PR job on the subject

...I have a confession to make - I admire Max Clifford. I appreciate this is a revelation which might shock and appal some people as Clifford is reviled by many for his involvement in the rise of chequebook journalism, never mind his ability to turn the stra ...

rosebud2001 30.03.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Max Clifford. Read All About It - Angela Levin, Max Clifford

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Not what I expected

Advantages: Insight into Max's childhood
Disadvantages: Expected more celebrity scandal (!)

...Rightly or wrongly, I expected this book to give me more of an insight into what Max actually does. Indeed, the first chapter follows the scandal of Rebecca Loos and David Beckham which is very interesting, but unfortunately it goes downhill from there on ...

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Review of Max Clifford. Read All About It - Angela Levin, Max Clifford

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