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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

Iím 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

Vintage Wodehouse

Advantages: Light-hearted, crisply written, amusing asides, likeable people
Disadvantages: Content and style doesn't appeal to everyone

It was a bit of a shock to realise that Iíve been reading PG Wodehouse books, off and on, for over forty years now. He wrote satirical - and often highly amusing - novels featuring the upper classes in the early part of the 20th century. My father introdu ...

Kukana 06.05.2015 ∑ Read full review
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Review of A Damsel in Distress - P.G. Wodehouse

Johnny Depp Paid My Council Tax Bill

Advantages: very funny
Disadvantages: swearing, general unladylikeness

Itís common knowledge that Iím a big fan of graphic art, and thereís not many people Iím more jealous of than Lucy SweetÖand I donít mind admitting it. Not only is she a talented artist, sheís 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