Mr. M. Boniface

"Vince Westward"
(REAL NAME)
 
Helpful votes received on reviews: 71% (5 of 7)
Location: Bristol
 

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Top Reviewer Ranking: 1,124,151 - Total Helpful Votes: 5 of 7
Armchair Nation: An intimate history of Britain in&hellip by Joe Moran
5 of 7 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Armchair Nation, 12 Nov 2013
In its early chapters the book is evocative and engaging - it does capture the early years of television very well and those of (at least) middle age will enjoy the unfolding drama of a brand new media landing, increasingly, in the homes of ordinary people for the first time. It is however a book of two parts - on page one the author tells us he was born at the beginning of the 70's - it is, perhaps, reasonable to assume that he couldn't bring a first hand critique to bear for another fifteen years or so. Unfortunately the moment the author has cogent memories the book goes downhill - prior to, it is a work of organised modern history and does quite well but once Moran has personal… Read more

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