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                           My Non-Fiction Book Reviews  

These reviews and abstracts cover just about every book I have read recently. Scroll through the whole alphabetical list of abstracts and reviews below, or look through the following genre and sub-category list

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ALDISS, BRIAN, & WINGROVE, DAVID  – TRILLION YEAR SPREE. (THE HISTORY OF SCIENCE FICTION) *****

Anonymous – I Spy Inn Signs ****

Brian Ash – Who’s Who In Science Fiction *****

BAGHAVAD GITA -*****

DR. DOUGLAS BAKER - SHAKESPEARE THE TRUE AUTHORSHIP*

BALL, DENNIS – THE STORY OF FAILSWORTH*****

IAN BANKS – RAW SPIRIT ****

PETER BARNES – TRADITIONAL PUBS OF OLD LANCASHIRE ***

BARKER, EILEEN - THE MAKING OF A MOONIE  *

BARKER, EILEEN - NEW RELIGIOUS MOVEMENTS  *

 HILLAIRE BELLOC – THE FRENCH REVOLUTION**

BERRY, HAROLD J – WHAT THEY BELIEVE – SECULAR HUMANISM. *

STEVE BERRY - TV CREAM TOYS*****

BOARDMAN, HARRY (EDITOR) MANCHESTER BALLADS *****

BRANCO BOKUN *

DAVID BRANDON - DISCOVERING PUB NAMES AND SIGNS  *****

BEN BRIERLEY – SPRING BLOSSOMS AND AUTUMN LEAVES  *****

SUSIE BRIGHT - HOW TO WRITE A DIRTY STORY*****

BROWNE, JOHN PADDY -(EDITOR) FOLK SONGS OF OLD HAMPSHIRE*****

ANDREW BUTLER – PHILIP K DICK*****

BRYSON, BILL – A WALK IN THE WOODS*****

CAGAN, ANDREA - PEACE IS POSSIBLE *

ANDREW CANN - ADVANCED 17th CENTURY SEX*

ANGUS CARGILL – HANG THE DJ  ***

CARRUTHERS, BOB - THE ENGLISH CIVIL WARS*****

CARTER, ANGELA - THE SADEIAN WOMAN *****

CHAPPELL, ARTHUR - - MY LULU PUBLICATIONS  books by myself issued on the Lulu Press label. LULU PUBLICATIONS

CHARRIERE, HENRI - PAPILLON *****

 

COWIE, JONATHON & CHESTER, TONY ESSENTIAL SF – A CONCISE GUIDE.   *****

R CROSBIE WESTON – CHARLEMAGNE AND THE DAWN OF CHIVALRY   *****

R. CROSBIE WESTON – THE HUNS*****

R. CROSBIE WESTON – THE MONGOLS*****

 

CULT CORNER - PRIVATE EYE  *****

HUNTER DAVIES – WAINWRIGHT – A BIOGRAPHY*****

  RICHARD DAWKINS – THE GOD DELUSION   *****

 

JILL DAWSON (EDITOR) - THE VIRAGO BOOK OF WICKED VERSE*****

  ROGER DEAKIN – WATERLOG *****

LESLIE DUNKLING AND GORDON WRIGHT A DICTIONARY OF PUB NAMES *****

RICHARD ELLMANN - OSCAR WILDE*****

EVE ENSLER - THE VAGINA MONOLOGUES*****

TERRY J. ERDMANN - THE TRIBBLE HANDBOOK***

FALKUS, CHRISTOPHER  - CHARLES 2CD ***

JERRY DELLA FEMINA – FROM THOSE WONDERFUL FOLKS WHO GAVE YOU PEARL HARBOUR *****

JON-STEPHEN FINK - CLUCK! THE TRUE STORY OF CHICKENS IN THE CINEMA*****

TIM FOUNTAIN – RUDE BRITANNIA*****

FOXE, JOHN – FOXE’S BOOK OF MARTYRS ***

FRASER, GEORGE MACDONALD - THE STEEL BONNETS*****

JOSTIEN GAARDER - SOPHIES WORLD*****

 

S. A. GARDINER - HISTORY OF THE GREAT CIVIL WAR*****

GAUNT, PETER - THE CROMWELLIAN GAZETTEER*****

GRAVES, ROBERT – THE GREEK MYTHS. VOLUMES 1 AND 2.   ***** 

GREER, GERMAINE - THE FEMALE EUNUCH *****

CHARLES B GRETCH – RAIDERS PASSED *****

CHRISTOPHER GREYLING - THE STORY OF JOSEPH HOLTS *****

JOHN GRINDROD – SHOUTING AT THE TELLY ****

THE GUINNESS BOOKS OF BRITISH HIT SINGLES AND ALBUMS*****

THE HINDU ART OF LOVE*****

HITLER, ADOLPH - TABLE TALK    ***   

GLYN HUGHES - MILLSTONE GRIT*****

THE IDLER BOOK OF CRAP HOLIDAYS  *****

THE IDLER BOOK OF CRAP TOWNS*****

CURT JOHNSON – THE DECLINE OF THE KNIGHT*****

PETER JONES – THE TRUE CONFESSIONS OF A LONDON SPANK DADDY*****

KING, STEPHEN - DANSE MACABRE *****

KNIGHT, STEPHEN - JACK THE RIPPER: THE FINAL SOLUTION.*****

CHARLES HOLME – PEN, PENCIL AND CHALK *****
NICK LAMBERT - GREATER MANCHESTER WALKS WITH CHILDREN*****

MADELEINE AND ROWLAND MAINSTONE - 17th CENTURY ART ***** 

MARTINDALE, ADAM  - THE LIFE OF ADAM MARTINDALE*****

McCLOUD, SCOTT – UNDERSTANDING COMICS – THE INVISIBLE ART.*****

MEDIA - METRO NEWS - SIXTY SECOND INTERVIEWS.***

MEDIA – SUNDAY TELEGRAPH – 10/01/2006 -FOR WILL, ENGLAND AND SAINT GEORGE.   *****
MOLCHER, DAN, MIKE & SMS – THE END IS NIGH***

G I Monson-Fitzjohn – Quaint Signs Of Olde Signs *****

MOORE, ALAN - WRITING FOR COMICS  *****

ARTHUR MORELAND - HUMOURS FROM HISTORY  *****  

DOUGLAS MURREY - BOSIE*****

NEWMAN, KIM - MILLENNIUM MOVIES.    *** 

NEWMAN, P R - ATLAS OF THE ENGLISH CIVIL WAR     *****  

NEWMAN P R - A COMPANION TO THE ENGLISH CIVIL WAR  *****  

NEVELL, MICHAEL & WALKER, JOHN - DENTON AND DUKENFIELD HALLS  .         *****

LEONARD NIMOY - I AM SPOCK   ****    

RICHARD OLLARD -THE IMAGE OF THE KING*****

 

WWW. ORANGE BROADBAND     ***

GEORGE ORWELL – THE MOON UNDER WATER     *****                                                         

NICK PAGE – LORD MINIMUS*****

HARVEY PEKAR – EGO AND HUBRIS  *****

PLATO - THE SYMPOSIUM *****

ROGER PROTZ – CAMRA AT  FORTY*****

REID, STUART - SCOTS ARMIES OF THE 17th CENTURY. 1/.  COVENANT FORCES 2/. SCOTS COLOURS. 3/. THE ROYALIST ARMIES***

KATE REW – WILD SWIM*****

ROCKETT, KEVIN-IRISH FIM CENSORSHIP   *****

ROSALIND K RUSSELL – HENRIETTA MARIA – THE INTREPID QUEEN*****

MARJANE SATRAPI – CHICKEN WITH PLUMS*****

SHELLEY ROHDE – A PRIVATE VIEW OF L S LOWRY*****

SIR WALTER SCOTT - A LEGEND OF MONTROSE**

SEALE, FR. BRIAN - THE MOSTON STORY *****

LORD SHANG – THE BOOK OF LORD SHANG***

ALAN SHEPPERD – THE THIRTY YEARS WAR *****

JACQUELINE SIMPSON GREEN MEN AND WHITE SWANS *****

ART SPIEGLEMAN – IN THE SHADOW OF NO TOWERS    *****

ART SPEIGLEMAN – MAUS*****

JOHN SYMONDS  – THE GREAT BEAST  (Aliester Crowley)*****

TAKEKAWA - MANGA *****

DITA VON TEESE - BURLESQUE     *****

DITA VON TEESE - FETISH   *****

THOMSON, OLIVER – THE GREAT FEUD*****

RICHARD TOPPING – MONTY PYTHON – FROM FLYING CIRCUS TO SPAMALOT *** 

NIGEL TRANTER - THE MONTROSE BOOKS*****

HELEN TSE – SWEET MANDARIN*****

Turner And Stockley – The Sad Cavalier *****

SUN -TZU – THE ART OF WAR*****

GORE VIDAL - PERPETUAL WAR FOR PERPETUAL PEACE  *****

.EDUARD WAGNER – EUROPEAN WEAPONS AND WARFARE 1618-1648*****

NICHOLAS WALTER – HUMANISM – WHAT’S IN THE WORD****

KEITH WARRENDER – MANCHESTER ODDITIES ****

C V WEDGEWOOD – THE KING’S PEACE/WAR/TRIAL *****

JO WELDON – THE BURLESQUE HANDBOOK *****

H. G. WELLS – FIRST AND LAST THINGS  **

DENNIS WHEATLEY (OVERVIEW) ***

W F WHITEHOUSE - A REALISTIC CONCEPTION OF HISTORY**
COLIN WILSON (OVERVIEW)**

WILSON, COLIN & WILSON DAMON - WORLD FAMOUS CULTS & FANATICS **


WISHART, BISHOP GEORGE - JAMES, FIRST MARQUESS OF MONTROSE.
 ***

THE WRITERS AND ARTISTS YEARBOOK*****

YOGANANDA PARAMHANSA - AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF A YOGI  ***

ROB YOUNG – ELECTRIC EDEN *****  

                                          

Arthur Chappell

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