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For northerners everywhere

Advantages: Amusing, a light read
Disadvantages: May not interest you if you have no connections with the north

This book provides a light hearted look at the North/South divide from the point of view of a proud northerner, Judith Holder (author of Grumpy Old Women) and featuring many contributions from other proud northerners, along with a few ‘southern wusses.’ ...

moistbabe 19.10.2011 · Read full review
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Review of It's Grim Up North - Judith Holder

50 Shades, Belfast style

Advantages: Great read, very funny
Disadvantages: None, although you do need to have some understanding of the Belfastian language!

...Most people have heard of the '50 Shades of Grey' trilogy, but this is 50 shades Belfast style and of course it's red, white and blue rather than grey! You do need to read this book with a Belfast accent otherwise it won't make sense, as it is written in ...

euphie 04.10.2013 · Read full review
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Review of 50 Shades of Red, White and Blue - Leesa Harker

Salting genuine advice with sly humour

Advantages: Genuine, actual advice within on a range of concerns with a nice twist
Disadvantages: It's destined to be cracked open only on the lavatory

Ah, the book which comes across as lessons told by a sarcastic and sly, yet knowledgable and dependable father figure. The author Nick Harper has, to his credit, done his research and consulted a great variety of experts in their field and assimilated it ...

Mk2twin40 05.11.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Man Skills - Nick Harper

The Names Have Been Changed To Protect The Guilty

Advantages: Great parody of British celebrity life
Disadvantages: A bit predictable

WHAT DOES IT SAY ON THE BACK? -------------------------------------------------- "From panto in Grimsby to hosting the highest rating light entertainment show in the history of British television, this book charts one year in the life of minor TV person ...

waynehorrigan 10.09.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Diary Of A C-List Celeb - Paul Hendy

The Fame Monster

Advantages: Very current, scarily insightful at times
Disadvantages: Confusing style in places

I have what is perhaps a regular-sized interest in A and B-list celebrities. I can name the off-spring of many an actress, tell you who the spokespeople for certain brands are, write a list of celebs with publicly declared devotions to certain religions, ...

zoe_page 27.07.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Celebrity - Marina Hyde