Latest reviews in Biography Books »

A moving. witty, evocative memoir

Advantages: Witty, moving, evocative, personal insight, lovely illustrations
Disadvantages: None

A Wainwright (1907-1991) is best known for his series of illustrated guides to Lakeland paths, later supplemented by a series of books of sketches, and for some reluctant television appearances. His guidebooks remain a delight, with hand-drawn maps and ...

2mennycds 20.06.2017 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: exceptional
Review of Memoirs Of A Fellwanderer - Alfred Wainwright

Degree of Information

How easy was it to read...

How interesting was the...

How useful was it?

Would you read it again?

Value for money

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
Ciao members have rated this review on average: exceptional
Review of My Life - David Jason

Degree of Information

How easy was it to read...

How interesting was the...

How useful was it?

Would you read it again?

Value for money

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
Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful
Review of My Life - David Jason

Degree of Information

How easy was it to read...

How interesting was the...

How useful was it?

Would you read it again?

Value for money

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
Ciao members have rated this review on average: helpful
Review of My Life - David Jason

Degree of Information

How easy was it to read...

How interesting was the...

How useful was it?

Would you read it again?

Value for money

A Pure and Simple Pregnancy? No Way!

Advantages: A great read, informative, useful, easy to get into, friendly writing style.
Disadvantages: None.

Pregnancy is a funny thing. Millions of women get pregnant; it’s perfectly normal – yet sometimes a pregnancy can seem isolating. Our hormones are all over the place and we worry about things which may seem silly or irrelevant. We’re hardly going to ring ...

KarenUK 12.07.2011 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful
Review of My Bump and Me - Myleene Klass

Degree of Information

How easy was it to read...

How interesting was the...

How useful was it?

Would you read it again?

Value for money