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A Cow With A Story To Tell

Advantages: Different, amusing, valid points made about much of society
Disadvantages: Daft humour and situation comedy that you will either like or not; quite short

I’m not normally one to indulge the egos of Hollywood types who decide to try to branch out into literature - and I certainly will never give a Gwyneth Paltrow anything resembling a cursory glance unless someone is generosity insisting that I throw it on ...

missrarr 07.09.2015 · Read full review
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Review of Holy Cow - David Duchovny

The Truth is Out There...

Advantages: Unusual concept, celebrity author
Disadvantages: Not very funny

Okay, it's confession time. I'll admit that I read this book purely to give me an opportunity to enter this month's 'Ciao lottery' - with 'Holy Cow' being the only item amongst this month's selection that caught my eye. After all, a story written from the ...

jo-1976 22.06.2015 · Read full review
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Review of Holy Cow - David Duchovny

Udderly fantastic!

Advantages: Hilarious, could not put it down
Disadvantages: It ended

I came across this book whilst browsing the latest epubs on a site I regularly use to keep me ereader filled. I was immediately intrigued, as having been an X-files fan as a child, and having had a bit of a crush on David Duchovny as a youngster, I was s ...

Nymphypig 03.06.2015 · Read full review
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Review of Holy Cow - David Duchovny

Johnny Depp Paid My Council Tax Bill

Advantages: very funny
Disadvantages: swearing, general unladylikeness

It’s common knowledge that I’m a big fan of graphic art, and there’s not many people I’m more jealous of than Lucy Sweet…and I don’t mind admitting it. Not only is she a talented artist, she’s also hilarious, friendly, and, most importantly, modest. Her c ...

pesky33 29.06.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Unskinny (Tune in, Sign on, Pig Out) - Lucy Sweet

A LOAD OF HOGWASH?

Advantages: Generally amusing and quite witty.
Disadvantages: A bit over long and humour begins to grate.

When I saw a parody of the oh-so-popular Harry Potter books on the shelf at work (in the library) I just HAD to take a look! I am a big fan of Spike Milligan’s …”According to” books (Black Beauty, Robin Hood, Lady Chatterley’s Lover, etc) and had a chuck ...

tange 28.07.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Barry Trotter and the Shameless Parody - Michael Gerber