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Master and servant

Advantages: Delightful and timeless escapist humour
Disadvantages: Possibly too dated and formularised for some tastes

If you’re expecting a review of Sid James as Jeeves and Kenneth Williams as Wooster (or the other way round), you’ve been had. There never was such a thing.. No, long before the 1950s and 1960s ‘Carry On’ team started, well, carrying on, P.G. Wodehouse, ...

JOHNV 10.02.2014 · Read full review
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Review of Carry on Jeeves - P.G. Wodehouse

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'Carry on, Jeeves' - not perhaps their finest hour

Advantages: Will pass the time. Would be suitably fluffy for a hospital waiting room
Disadvantages: Make you smile - but probably not laugh

‘Carry on, Jeeves’ is regarded as the second of the Jeeves books written by P G Woodhouse (‘The Inimitable Jeeves’ is the first and there are 12 more afterwards) In paperback this is 272 pages long and is made up of 10 short stories, roughly the same ...

andyk910 13.04.2009 · Read full review
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Review of Carry on Jeeves - P.G. Wodehouse

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Celebrity Mum?

Advantages: Well written story with good realistic characters
Disadvantages: Did not exploit the humour involving children enough

Synopsis of the book: Mrs Susie Hunt is a Housewife and mother to Katie and Jack. The school year is just beginning and at the School gates the other mothers are excited as Celebrity mother Angelica Law is dropping her son Brandon off. She is married ...

CPTDANIELS 10.10.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Confessions of a Demented Housewife - Niamh Greene

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I prefer netball to Cross Country

Advantages: Ok read
Disadvantages: It's not really Alex's style

...As usual I'm reading books in the wrong order, I've jumped from Double Cross straight to Cross Country without reading the two or three books in between, but I don't think this has spoilt my enjoyment of this book. Synopsis Alex is called on to help ...

Fiver29 23.11.2009 · Read full review
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Review of Cross Country - James Patterson

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You would want to travel Cross County to get a copy of this!

Advantages: Great story, great characters
Disadvantages: None

Ah the return of Alex Cross one of my favourite James Patterson characters (the other being Lindsey Boxer from the Womens Murder Club). For those of you who aren't aware of the character Alex Cross, he is a loveable family man, who sadly lost his wife ( ...

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