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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 02.12.2003 · Read full review
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Review of The Modern Antiquarian - Julian Cope

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You can keep your shoes on for this one!

Advantages: Good information.
Disadvantages: May not be for everyone.

...Just to make you all aware from the outset, Barefoot Disciple is a Christian based book which may or may not appeal to you. Wanting to fins something a little different to read, I found this particular book in Waterstones. Although at first I thought th ...

ravingreviewer 14.09.2014 · Read full review
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Review of Barefoot Disciple - Stephen Cherry

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The youngest major religion...

Advantages: Comprehensive and readable, well-illustrated and organised
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...For those who visit my house and peruse my bookshelves, they may notice that it seems as though there is an the unofficial Oxford Press day at Fr. Kurt's house. There is a good reason why so many of my books carry the indenture of Oxford University Press ...

frkurt 01.12.2004 · Read full review
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Review of The Oxford History of Islam - John L. Esposito (Editor)

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