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~ * Nice To Hear Katie's Side Of The Story * ~

Advantages: Fans will like it, easy reading
Disadvantages: already knew a lot before reading

Over the years I have been an "on and off" fan of Katie Price. I used to be a massive fan of hers at one point, although I then went off her. However, I still take an interest in what she's up to even if I wouldn't consider myself to be that much of a fan ...

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Review of Love, Lipstick and Lies - Katie Price

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Before there was Bridget Jones, there was George Hilton!

Advantages: fascinating insight into an otherwise unknown life and personality
Disadvantages: maybe the eighteenth-century writing, one for those who are interested in social history

...I got some great presents for my recent birthday, and was left in no doubt that my love of baths, chocolate and reading have been noted by my friends and family. It didnít take me long to start on my newly acquired book, The Rakeís Diary, a journal kept b ...

KateHurst 16.10.2014 ∑ Read full review
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Review of The Rake's Diary: The Journal of George Hilton - George Hilton

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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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The Parisian King of Britain

Advantages: Amusing, lighthearted and well-researched biography
Disadvantages: Perhaps not the most serious or weighty book on its subject (which will be an advantage for some)

Although he was Anglo-German by birth, so Stephen Clarke suggests, King Edward VII was very much a Parisian by nature. As we would expect from the author of several lighthearted books on our Gallic neighbours [see author paragraph below], this is not the ...

JOHNV 09.10.2014 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Dirty Bertie: An English King Made in France - Stephen Clarke

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An interesting Autobiography

Advantages: Interesting read of a disfunctional family
Disadvantages: Not all secrets are revealed, why not contact a relative that was found?

Price On Amazon the recommended price is £6.15 for the paperback but the hardback and paperback editions can be bought second hand for just 1p plus postage. The Kindle version is £4.99. The Book Paperback: 304 pages Publisher: Hodder P ...

rolandrat123 15.09.2014 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Secrets My Mother Kept - Kath Hardy

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