A. Morrison

Helpful votes received on reviews: 76% (56 of 74)
Location: Glasgow


Top Reviewer Ranking: 4,613,076 - Total Helpful Votes: 56 of 74
Tescopoly: How One Shop Came Out on Top and Why It&hellip by Andrew Simms
10 of 24 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars An absolute farce...., 30 July 2007
I got this book as I am a student currently writing an essay on the big UK grocery retail stores, but I wouldn't bother touching this drivel unless you are politically motivated against not just Tesco, or supermarkets, but capitalism as a whole.

For a start, by page fourteen the author has ruined his credibility by harking back to the Thatcher government of the 1980's and it's mistakes. He manages to sneak this in by quoting how his Dad supported that government and was betrayed because it only supported the rich and the big businesses. While sections of Britain became less economically well off, this is not a proper academic assertion and there is a great deal of strong… Read more
Perception Of Death by Louise Anderson
Perception Of Death by Louise Anderson
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
Being male, I expected a nice gritty book that requires some thought and logic. Approximately one third into the book, I realised this was not what I was getting - indeed the novel did seem aimed at the female market.

I finished through to the end anyway; at least by the end I may have an idea of how professional and aspirational 'career-type' women work if not nothing!

I liked the twist at the end of the story however, and this will lead me to buy the sequel when it's released [soon].

There is promise in this author and I will look forward to her up and coming works to see how her talent develops. I recommend others do likewise, as Louise's output is… Read more
The Death of Right and Wrong by Tammy Bruce
13 of 17 people found the following review helpful
This book makes a fantastic read, and is a real eye opener to both the Rightwing and those who don't take a particular interest in the daily yah-boo of politics.
Far from becoming a 300-odd page Richard Littlejohn style rant against the Left, Tammy sensitively outlines her own past and uses personal experience to expose a growing sector of society who wishes to destory the very fabric by which we live our daily lives.
Special cases used to illustrate what is becoming the norm are analysed in the book, with cross reference to third party articles and media to back up her points.
A real eye opener.
Leftists should read this book also, and perhaps use the arguments… Read more