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It felt like Kevin and ME in India

Advantages: Dripping with authenticity and honesty
Disadvantages: I have to give it back as it was only a loaner

Give me a good travel book and you can shut me up for days I am susceptible to the temptations of good travel writing especially if it’s about a journey in India. Sadly, I’ve read a lot of bad travel writing too but my June freebie from the Kindle Own ...

koshkha 29.06.2014 · Read full review
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Review of Kevin and I in India - Frank Kusy

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Trains, cricket and diarrhoea

Advantages: Very funny, very accurate observations
Disadvantages: Left me wanting to read more from this author

God bless the Kindle One of the great things about having a well-stocked Kindle is that you don't need to think too much about what books to take away with you on holiday. You can finish a book and just pick whatever takes your fancy next inst ...

koshkha 17.05.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Not Very Bollywood At All - Richard Beeching

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Driving on.......and on.........and on

Advantages: Fascinating if you've always wanted to drive round Europe in an elderly vehicle
Disadvantages: A bit repetitive and some of the humour gets rather tired

...It's wizard! No it's not 'Marie Potter and the Campervan of Doom' by Brian Burke is a sometimes entertaining and sometimes irritating account of the author's attempt to spend two years travelling around Europe with his wife Marie (she's Irish so it's ...

koshkha 22.01.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Marie Potter and the Campervan of Doom - Brian Burke

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"I Came, I Saw, I Drank Cocktails and Judged Other People"

Advantages: Occasionally she writes something insightful and authentic
Disadvantages: If I had to travel with this woman I would get locked up for violence.

Free and worth exactly what I paid A couple of months ago I discovered that membership of the Amazon ‘Prime’ scheme entitles Kindle owners to use the ‘Kindle Owners’ Lending Library’. This means that anyone who pays for the fast delivery scheme calle ...

koshkha 18.02.2013 · Read full review
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Review of I Come Alone - Michelle J Coote

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At 86p I still feel ripped off!

Advantages: I didn't have to waste long reading it
Disadvantages: Totally superficial. Like reading a kid's school holiday report

Electronic-publishing – saviour of the universe or propagator of junk? One of the best things about the growth of Kindles and other e-readers is the encouragement it has given people to self-publish. Writers and books that might have really struggled ...

koshkha 21.12.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Awkward Memoirs from Actual India (Kindle Edition) - Romi Moondi

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