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YUMMY PICTURES, GOOD INFORMATION.

Advantages: Lots of facts not lots of reading
Disadvantages: Not cheap

...because I was due to take a long holiday in Canada and wanted some ideas on what to see. A lot of the other guides on the market did not inspire me because they had to much detail and I wanted a guide to flick through rather than ea ...

nicolasreed 01.10.2001 · Read full review
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Review of Canada - Michael Ivory

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EXCELLENT TRUE STORY OF PERCY FAWCETT IN THE AMAZON

Advantages: True life adventure story by an outstanding author including pictures.
Disadvantages: None - Great Book and Author!!

...David Grann writes for the The New Yorker and is outstanding at what he does. He also is the author of The Devil and Sherlock Holmes. Lost City and The Devil are two outstanding books that are true stories of mayhem, adventure, deceipt, and exploration. ...

Shadow50 03.09.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Lost City Of Z - David Grann

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Pistols, Prostitutes & Paedophiles - nasty stuff

Advantages: None - this is a nasty book about nasty people doing nasty things
Disadvantages: Badly written and nasty

One of life's eternal questions must be 'why do most people behave pretty much the way they should, pretty much most of the time?' Excluding the odd bit of swearing at speed cameras and folk who 'forget' a few little things on their tax returns, society g ...

koshkha 20.03.2008 · Read full review
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Review of Off the Rails in Phnom Penh: Into the Dark Heart of Guns, Girls, and Ganga - Amit Gilboa

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