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Changing places with a Jew in Auschwitz. Voluntarily.Twice.

Advantages: Ranges from harrowing to happy, well written
Disadvantages: Harrowing in places, some military narrative may not appeal

...I consider myself to be fairly articulate but it is difficult to convey this book in non-hackneyed language. Partly because we often overstate things, certain words get over-used and lose their force. One of my pet hates is the mis-use of the word “liter ...

2mennycds 05.01.2016 · Read full review
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Review of The Man Who Broke into Auschwitz - Denis Avey

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This Book Will Change Your Life

Advantages: Inspiring, touching, honest,
Disadvantages: NONE

I chose this book simply because it was a "Quick Read" and it's about war, and I personally enjoy reading war books. It's based on a true story - infact, it's all about Andy McNab himself - the best selling author for war books. The book's image isn't fu ...

cariad54 19.09.2015 · Read full review
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Review of Today Everything Changes - Andy McNab

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Tales From the Back Row by Cosmo editor Amy Odell

Advantages: Funny, truthful, different, engaging
Disadvantages: Not as much info about life at cosmo

...I couldn’t have been more excited when I received an email asking me if I’d like to review Tales From the Back Row, a book written by Cosmopolitan.com’s editor, Amy Odell. This book is a first hand account of how Amy rose from being the party reporter for ...

laurahartleyy 28.08.2015 · Read full review
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What happened next to The Boy From Nowhere

Advantages: Good objective read covering his career through the highs and lows
Disadvantages: One particular error mentioned; no discography

Few singers have sustained a career over half a century and appealed to succeeding generations in the way that the former Thomas John Woodward of Treforest, South Wales, has managed to do. Almost written off during a lean period or two, he proved himself ...

JOHNV 19.05.2015 · Read full review
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Review of Tom Jones: The Life - Sean Smith

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This time round.

Advantages: Great for a fan
Disadvantages: Grammar and spelling errors

This time round. Ray Quinn Price:- £8.99 from waterstones I've been a fan of Ray Quinn since X-Factor. Rays also starred in the west end, dancing on ice and a few other celebrity game shows but starting his career in Brookeside. When I heard Ray was bri ...

stacey2911 25.03.2015 · Read full review
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Review of This Time Round - Ray Quinn

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