32 of 32 people found the following review helpful
If a humble (British) male is permitted a view on this, I'll say forget all those 'Mars' & 'Venus' theories. Read this book and a few more males may get to understand why we guys so often just don't understand!
Having just viewed the movie, it's prompted memories of reading the book about a year ago. Both experiences were thoroughly enjoyable - in a vividly coloured, brightly populated, emotionally roller-coasting kind of way.
I've never been to Louisiana, but I felt I could bathe up to my chin in the lushly sensual atmosphere created here.
I have, though, experienced something of the colourful/dysfunctional personalities of some of the main characters, and there are… Read more
20 of 21 people found the following review helpful
At long last! An intelligently researched and cogently presented argument which systematically challenges the often questionable propaganda of the vested-interests-based cosmetics industry - responsible for distorting the general public's attitude to the sun and its health-giving poweers for far too long.
Richard Hobday is to be applauded loud and long for taking this whole issue to task and patiently working through the arguments, citing specific experience, research programmes, and case histories, of which so much appears to have been shamefully forgotten or overlooked by so many in the medical professions.
His patient rationalisations calmly counter the paranoid priests of… Read more