J. Pitt

Helpful votes received on reviews: 91% (21 of 23)
Location: Hackney, London , UK


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Your Cheatin' Heart by Annie McCartney
Your Cheatin' Heart by Annie McCartney
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
I borrowed this book from my local library because I liked the cover and the information on the back is interesting. The book begins with the ending and I was wondering what was going to happen to the Maggie. Does she get arrested and go to prison? IS she deported back to Ireland? The characters are wonderful and the language must be like southern United States drawl or accent.
Maggie is very innocent and she is often led astray by various people. Zollie V is a peculiar character and I did not like the excessive amount of drug taking in the story. I presume that in the music business a large amount of drugs are taken.
Nate's character is interesting and you learn a lot about his… Read more
Pies and Prejudice: In search of the North by Stuart Maconie
2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
Stuart Maconie is an exiled Wiganer living in the Midlands who goes and explores what it means to come from the North of England.
It starts in the South of England and how some people who come from the south have a romanticised view of what the North of England is like.He says that the BBC has no correspondant for the South of England. He visits towns such as Nantwich and Crewe, Manchester and Liverpool. He has a whole chapter on Yorkshire and the North-East: Durham, Hartlepool, Newcastle and Sunderland.
He writes about historical events such as the Peterloo Massacure in Manchester and how vegetaranism was started by a religious cleric called the Reverend William Cowherd. He… Read more
Margrave Of The Marshes by John Peel
I really enjoyed the book and it is very detailed. John had a good memory and he writes well. It was a shame that he did not finish but his wife Sheila helps to complete a very interested life about John, his love of music, his adventures and his family. He was very close to Sheila who he affectionally called Pig and his four children. They should be very proud of a very talented and honest man. John Peel came across as a man whose feet very always on the ground and he did not become a "celebrity DJ". I like the appendix at the end which is a summary of his life in 4 or 5 pages.
John Peel was a legend.

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