Simon C McCrum

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Last Tango in Buenos Aires by Tracy Johnson
Last Tango in Buenos Aires by Tracy Johnson
9 of 10 people found the following review helpful
"My life as a benefits cheat and serial liar" and "A Year of Porridge"? Perhaps a self-help book on how you successfully cured your agoraphobia?
The Inn at the Top: Tales of Life at the Highest P&hellip by Neil Hanson
I have just finished this book and enjoyed it; its a fun, entertaining, at times very informative book which I think does good justice to a very special part of England.

I am puzzled though why the author wouldn't name the Inn nor any of the surrounding area. Even if you didn't know that the highest Inn in England is the Tan Hill Inn it wouldn't take much time on google to find out its name?! Given how stunnignSwaledale is and how beautiful some of the villages and towns are nearby I think not naming them is a great shame.

I enjoyed the deviations from the narrative of running the Inn; the pieces on the drovers, the horse-fairs and the lead and coal mining I found very… Read more
You've Gone Too Far This Time, Sir! by Danny Bent
5.0 out of 5 stars absolutely loved it!, 8 Feb 2013
delight of a book, an amazing story of an extraordinary journey told beautifully and with real compassion. restores one's faith in humanity.

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