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Diana by Sarah Bradford
Diana by Sarah Bradford
Well balanced and well researched, I am actually in the middle of reading this for the second time. This is the only book on Diana I have bought, because I wanted to avoid the cheap and easy biographies that so often come out about people, and as Sarah Bradford is a Royal biographer, I was confident this would be a book that not only read well, but was not biased one way or the other.

It is an excellent book, and I feel very well rounded. My only gripe is the ending. It is bleak and miserable. Bradford does not allow the reader any comfort after Diana's death, and does not mention the wonderful legacy left in her sons; how good they are with people-which has to be in part thanks… Read more
The Cinderella Syndrome by Joanna Studdert-Kennedy
The Cinderella Syndrome by Joanna Studdert-Kennedy
5.0 out of 5 stars Fantastic!, 27 Jan 2014
This is a brilliantly written and very funny book. Though clearly aimed at children, it will appeal to adults as well (and I am an adult!) It is a clever twist-as the title suggests- on the Cinderella story, but with a boy in place of Cinderella.
A book that is a lot of fun.
The Legend Of Zorro [DVD] [2005] [2011] <b>DVD</b> ~ Antonio Banderas
2.0 out of 5 stars A poor sequel, 17 Aug 2013
Having just watched the original film again, I was reminded of just what a dreadful disappointment this sequel was. I was expecting the same excitement, action, humour and adventure as the first, and instead I was left feeling let down. It has some good elements, but the humour, which felt so natural in the first film, has been replaced with over the top slapstick which just doesn't fit in.- the silly cartoonish expressions on Zorro's horse, Tornado for example look out of place, and as for his son...oh god just throw him out of the nearest window!!
There is good chemistry between Banderas and Zeta-Jones, but ultimately this just does not match up to the first film. It lacks so much… Read more

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