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Confessions of a Eurosceptic by David Heathcoat-Amory
Confessions of a Eurosceptic by David Heathcoat-Amory
4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars A bit late, 7 Jun 2012
This book shows what happens when politicians stop listening to the people they represent. They wanted the euro for their own purposes and look where that has got us. Unemployment and mass demos, and we haven't seen the end of it. At least we escaped the worst of it, and for that we can thank people like the author of this book.
It's also a good account of how parliament works - or doesn't. And it includes some good snippets about Foreign Office life abroad. The book sets out the case for more engagement with the Commonwealth and the English speaking world, just when we are threatened with a Euro disaster. A pity it wasn't published earlier or more importantly that no one would… Read more
Can We Still Be Friends by Alexandra Shulman
Can We Still Be Friends by Alexandra Shulman
1 of 5 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Great first novel, 24 April 2012
Following the fortunes of three 20 something girls through the early days of their careers and the prism of their friendship, this first novel uses as its backdrop the sophisticated bohemian, quite glamorous London many of us remember in the early Eighties. Can We Still Be Friends is forensically observed as well as being reasonably untaxing - in a good way. As you might expect from its author, the editor of Vogue, the detail in clothes and music is pitch perfect, but more unexpectedly so is the dialogue, the girls' credibly drawn backgrounds and the scrapes they endure - abortion and alcoholism being just two of them. It's way up the foodchain from pink cupcake lit and a lesson in how it… Read more

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