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Book Reviews – May 2016 roundup

No Way But Gentlenesse: A Memoir of How Kes, My Kestrel, Changed my Life’ by Richard Hines

Published by Bloomsbury

Reviewed by Steve Earles

“Richard communicates his passion for falconry and the landscape of his home town with great warmth. He played a great part in training the three kestrels who played ‘Kes’. Ken Loach

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Book Reviews Pen & Sword October 2015

Gilliamesque: A Pre-posthumous Memoir’ by Terry Gilliam (who else?!)

Published by Canongate

Reviewed by Steve Earles

It is fair to say that this book is unique, unless Terry does another one, this is a true one-off-for it could only come from the mind of a man so imaginative that the word ‘Gillimaesque’ was coined to describe both what he does and what he inspires.

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