Roger Risborough

 
Top Reviewer Ranking: 2,907
Helpful votes received on reviews: 79% (469 of 592)
Location: Richmond
 

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Top Reviewer Ranking: 2,907 - Total Helpful Votes: 469 of 592
That Close by Suggs
That Close by Suggs
Structurally, this is a strange book. It starts as a conventional autobiography, then loses its chronological thread to become a memoir, and ends-up as a sort of collagey scrap-book of essays about family, friends and holidays. So quite off-beat, a bit like Suggs himself, who goes out of his way to avoid revealing too much about the true dynamics of Madness and its various members. I'm sure this would have been a very different book if it had been written in Madness's wilderness years (1987 to 1992), when perhaps some of the inevitable tensions in a seven man band would have been revealed, but instead it's been written in the golden glow of the Madness revival, when Suggs can't afford to… Read more
A Street Cat Named Bob by James Bowen
A Street Cat Named Bob by James Bowen
5.0 out of 5 stars It has, I do, it is., 23 Aug 2014
Any (audio)book that makes you think differently about people (and animals), has got to be worth 5 stars, hasn't it?
It has, I do, and it is.
Downhill [DVD] [2014] <b>DVD</b> ~ Karl Theobal&hellip
Downhill [DVD] [2014] DVD ~ Karl Theobald, Jeremy Swift, Ned Dennehy Richard Lumsden
4.0 out of 5 stars West to East up North, 15 Aug 2014
Loved it. A well-worn footpath, maybe, (former college-mates reunion, rambling west to east up north), but a wonderful walk in heart-warming company.

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