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Face to Face with Evil: Conversations with Ian Bra&hellip by Chris Cowley
41 of 44 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Scraps to work with, 23 Jan 2011
This has to be the most misleading book title ever.

As every other reviewer has said, it is not the inside story of Ian Brady, gleaned from extensive insider interviews. Rather, it is a few quotes from him presented in a sycophantic way by the author who, for some bizarre reason, seems to revere the monster.

The vast majority of the book is pseudo psychological babble about American serial killers, almost all of which is well known by anyone interested in true crime.

At one point in the book, Cowley talks about American killers Ted Bundy and Gerard Schaefer and says that because they're both dead, anyone examining their crimes has "only scraps to work with"… Read more
ITV Christmas Comedy [DVD] <b>DVD</b> ~ Sid James
ITV Christmas Comedy [DVD] DVD ~ Sid James
16 of 17 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Pure Xmas TV GOLD, 5 Dec 2006
How anyone could not settle down to this in the run-up to Christmas and feel full of festive joy is beyond me. It is funny, nostalgic, cosy and just what your dad needs in his stocking.
Why Does That Man Have Such a Big Nose? by Mary Beth Quinsey
0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars I have a big nose, 24 Oct 2003
It's not just that man who has a large conk.
I've got a bloody whopper!

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