J. Anderson

(REAL NAME)
 
Helpful votes received on reviews: 87% (60 of 69)
Location: Scotland
 

Reviews

Top Reviewer Ranking: 5,104,749 - Total Helpful Votes: 60 of 69
Gerard Houllier: The Liverpool Revolution by Stephen F. Kelly
5 of 6 people found the following review helpful
This so-called biography does not do justice to Gerard Houllier and is an insult to the intelligence of Liverpool fans who, after all, are the target audience expected to shell out 19 quid for the dubious privilege of reading this error-ridden book.
For the passing neutral, with no great knowledge of Liverpool FC circa 1990-present, the book would probably be given pass marks. It would come across as reasonably informative and give the neutral some sort of insight into a traumatic period where Liverpool went from being the number one team in the country, to a complete laughing stock and back to something approaching potential greatness. The last part largely due to the professionalism,… Read more
The Distant Echo by Val McDermid
The Distant Echo by Val McDermid
4 of 5 people found the following review helpful
"The Distant Echo" takes Val McDermid back to her roots - the book being set in Fife rather than the north of England. Four students discover the body of a young woman and are subsequently thrust into the frame as the prime suspects, however, no evidence is forthcoming and the lads are never charged. Not that the lack of evidence stops the general consensus from being that the four did indeed rape and murder 19 year-old Rosie Duff; obviously they must have been clever enough to cover their tracks sufficiently well, being students an all.
Twenty-five years passes by and within a matter of weeks two of the quartet find themselves murdered - the first in an arson attack and the second in… Read more
The Distant Echo by Val McDermid
The Distant Echo by Val McDermid
9 of 11 people found the following review helpful
“The Distant Echo” takes Val McDermid back to her roots – the book being set in Fife rather than the north of England. Four students discover the body of a young woman and are subsequently thrust into the frame as the prime suspects, however, no evidence is forthcoming and the lads are never charged. Not that the lack of evidence stops the general consensus from being that the four did indeed rape and murder 19 year-old Rosie Duff; obviously they must have been clever enough to cover their tracks sufficiently well, being students an all.
Twenty-five years passes by and within a matter of weeks two of the quartet find themselves murdered – the first in an arson… Read more