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The Wild Rover

Advantages: Makes me want to put my walking boots on, authors sense of humour
Disadvantages: Relatively poor quality illustrations, some subjects not covered in depth.

...I picked up a copy of The Wild Rover to give me something to read on a long train journey. Described on the cover as a "blistering journey along Britain's footpaths", I first thought this non fiction travel book seemed a little dull. I like walking myself ...

ryeb 16.03.2015 · Read full review
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Review of The Wild Rover - Mike Parker

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Modern India

Advantages: Fascinating look at how India works
Disadvantages: A lot of information to take in

...Introduction Why is it that the more you read, the more you realise you don't know? Recently, I've read a couple of novels based in India and realised how little I know about one of the largest countries in the world. I've never been; but certainly hope ...

sunmeilan 02.05.2006 · Read full review
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Review of India in Slow Motion - Mark Tully, Gillian Wright

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The book is full of bad information

Advantages: none
Disadvantages: all information is not real compared to what other books give.

...In my opinion there are better books then this one. The book is not accurate and out of date.There are other books available which are far better and more reality informative. The author is a alcoholic brit living in warsaw who will write anything for fin ...

fogmafia 17.09.2016 · Read full review
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Review of Warsaw - Christian Swindells

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More Magic For Me!

Advantages: Some interesting information
Disadvantages: No pictures

...As seasoned visitors to Walt Disney World we know our way around the parks really well but the wonderful thing about Disney is that there are always new things to discover. The Brits guide to Orlando is fantastic so when I saw that Susan Veness, one of t ...

Meggysmum 22.03.2011 ·
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Review of The Hidden Magic of Walt Disney World - Susan Veness

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Re-awakening the ghosts

Advantages: an interesting read
Disadvantages: can be quite inaccessible

I thought this would be an interesting read after living in Spain for two years, and it was for the most part. The book is divided into thirteen chapters, each of which deals with a different aspect of Spanish culture, at least in theory. The first fe ...

Starlight81 24.12.2011 ·
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Review of Ghosts of Spain: Travels Through a Country's Hidden Past - Giles Tremlett

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