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Return of the "rock "star

Advantages: an easy and comprehensive guide
Disadvantages: may not suit the traditionalists

...When we hear of an actor releasing a single, or a singer pursuing a serious acting path, or even a Pop Idol finalist thinking that they are actually going to have a successful career, the world raises its collective eyebrows, makes a sound of disapproval ...

steerpyke 19.12.2005 · Read full review
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Review of The Modern Antiquarian - Julian Cope

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A Beautiful Guide to Prehistoric Britain

Advantages: A Treasure of a book
Disadvantages: None

...A couple of years ago I left a job and among my leaving presents was a 30 GBP book voucher. I used this to purchase this book (29.99 GBP) which is one of the most beautifully produced books of recent years. It’s written by Julian Cope, ex of The Tea ...

mikeydred 23.04.2001 · Read full review
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Review of The Modern Antiquarian - Julian Cope

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Paranormal in the west country & elsewhere

Advantages: Richly illustrated and lots of quirky personal touches
Disadvantages: Some inaccuracies and maybe some pet theories that are OTT

...This book is all about "megalithic" sites in the UK, think Stonehenge and old barrows and cairns and you're on the right track. Not everyone's cup of tea but a very real part of this country's ancient history and worth treasuring and preserving. I would ...

nickyjb 01.12.2003 · Read full review
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HARA: The Vital Centre of Man

Advantages: An inspiring book that can improve the quality of life.
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As you would expect from me, this is a review about a book that is very Zen-related. Its author Karlfried Graf Von Dürckheim (1896-1988) was a philosopher and psychotherapist who lived in Japan learning the techniques of zazen (meditation) from Zen maste ...

derek-j-a 07.09.2005 · Read full review
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Review of Hara The Vital Centre of Man - Karlfried Graf Von Dúrckheim

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Incarnate words...

Advantages: Creative, interesting, moving without false sentiment
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...Rowan Williams is celebrated as one of the more academically accomplished Archbishops of Canterbury in recent memory; indeed, even those who disagree with his theological points of view rarely fault his scholarship or methodologies. Williams also has a c ...

frkurt 15.03.2004 · Read full review
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Review of The Poems of Rowan Williams - Rowan Williams

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