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18 May 2013
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^ I thought it was good not amazing but definitely a good read over a day or two. I read it a while back and I have the worst memory but he compares events in George's life to his beliefs, he writes about George's connection with Krishna and a brief history of Krishna and Hinduism. It made me cry at the end :(

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^^ So he gives a biased view of George's life/spirituality?

I think I'll still buy it at some point though. If I remember correctly, it's only about 100 pages or so, isn't it?

 

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The Beatles: A Private View by Robert Freeman

The Beatles by Tim Hill

The Beatles Authorized Biography by Hunter Davies

Wonderful Tonight: George Harrison, Eric Clapton, and Me by Pattie Boyd

John by Cynthia

Beatlesology: A Magical Mystery Tour Discovery Your Inner Beatles by Adam and Roger Jaquette

Paul McCartney: Legend Rocks On by Time Magazine (hardcover)

I also have some magazines too.

 

 

 

 

23 May 2013
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Books ordered a couple of minutes ago they should be here late next week :)

So I have ordered:

"John" -Cynthia Lennon

"The Private John Lennon: The Untold Story From His Sister"-Julia Baird

"We're Going To See The Beatles!: An Oral History of Beatlemania as Told By The Fans Who Were There"-Garry Berman

"John Lennon: The Life"-Philip Norman

"Magical Mystery Tours: My Life With The Beatles-Tony Bramwell

"Date With a Beatle"- Judith Kristen 

 No George books :( Ah well I might get some at Christmas anyways if you're wondering wh all the fan books, I really like reading stories of teenage girls (like myself) and teenage boys during Beatlemania because I like reading of what they were like and compare it to what I'm like now :) And if anybody has read the books above, go ahead and give your opinion on them

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23 May 2013
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Oh and I also got a warning from my mam "No more Beatles books" (haha...a-hard-days-night-paul-7 ...yeah...no ahdn_paul_01 )YOU CAN NEVER HAVE ENOUGH BEATLES BOOKS!!

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24 May 2013
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"Date With a Beatle"- Judith Kristen

I heard about that a few months ago, so once you read it, let me know what you think please! (I couldn't decide whether it was my thing) :)

Sorry, haven't read any of the others (apart from 'John' but there's a thread on that). I think I've heard that the Philip Norman book is quite good too.

EDIT: I've just thought, isn't it PN that apparently has this thing against Paul? I haven't read any of his book so I can't remember. Anyone?

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Apparently he does have a thing against Paul (but I haven't read the book yet though...) but I think it's not meant to be as bad as his previous book on John but I don't know shrug.gif

 (^^^ daaw weren't Dan and Rupert so cute when they were young)

Anyways to stay-on-topic I will definitately tell you how "Date With A Beatle" gets on it was only €7 so I was like oooooh I MUST BUY! And this my friends is why I have no money!

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24 May 2013
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We're talking about this in another thread but yes, Norman worships John to the point of considering Paul, George, and Ringo just along for the ride, and paints Paul as alternatively a brilliant manipulator of everyone and everything, and also an incredibly insecure person who can't even function on a basic level unless he gets reaffirmation on everything he does (including breathing).

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^ Yeah, I remembered that after I posted the above.

And thanks Katie apple01

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I have,

The Beatles: The Days of their Lives

A Life in Pictures

The Walrus was Paul

The Beatles Treasures

The 100 Best Beatles songs

and a couple magazines I can't remember the names of

The Incedibly True Story THat Never Ends. By Sam.

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Just got a copy of Eight Arms to Hold You: The Solo Beatles Compendium the other day from a friend who gave it to me. What an incredible book! I've been after a copy for so long and it's out of print and hard to find for less than $100, and I got it for free from a kind person. I can tell I'm going to be going through this book over and over for a LONG time!

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Boop forgot to tell ye
Julia's book came on Friday morning so I did some study then started to read the book (I'm not meant to be reading them until my exams are over in 2 weeks :P ) I was just getting into it and was on the part where The Quarrymen were just about to become The Beatles when Mam came in and took my book off me :( The rest of the books are on their way except for the fan stories about The Beatles which hasn't been sent off yet :/ Cynthia's book should be here tomorrow!

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a-hard-days-night-ringo-8You have exams for two weeks?! My finals only lasted three days. 

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a-hard-days-night-ringo-8You have exams for two weeks?! My finals only lasted three days. 

Unfortunately they're state exams not school :(

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AppleScruffJunior said
Boop forgot to tell ye
Julia's book came on Friday morning so I did some study then started to read the book (I'm not meant to be reading them until my exams are over in 2 weeks :P ) I was just getting into it and was on the part where The Quarrymen were just about to become The Beatles when Mam came in and took my book off me :( The rest of the books are on their way except for the fan stories about The Beatles which hasn't been sent off yet :/ Cynthia's book should be here tomorrow!

Don't get into trouble - it's not worth it. Just think that in 14 days time you'll have several Beatles books to read :D I can't read anything at the moment because I have to read this long play that I've got an exam on :(

 

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Woohoo all my books are dispatched :D Let the wait begin ahdn_george_06

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I just bought Peter Brown's ''The love you make'' today because it was very cheap and it seemed..interesting. I see a lot of reviews but they're very mixed. What are your thoughts on this book, oh mighty people of this forum?

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Tried to read it. Failed miserably. Couldn't get into it. For some reason I have 2 copies.

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Is it THAT bad?

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I read it when it first came out and thought it was interesting. I think the length of time Brown knew the group makes it important.

There is actually a thread here discussing the book.

http://www.beatlesbible.com/fo.....en-gaines/

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