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Member Name: hazelwalton87
At My Mother's Knee ... - Paul O'Grady
Advantages: Real, witty
Disadvantages: Sad Ending
I LOVED this book!
what an absolutely great read, another one I got for Christmas, but one of the last I read as I didn't think I'd enjoy it as much as the others, how wrong I was.
I didn't really know much about Paul O'Grady, I had seen Lily on Blankety Blank when I was young and then had caught his Channel 4 a few times (which I'm now addicted to!).
His life was hard, but at no point does he try and make you feel sorry for him, he tells it like it is and I think he realises without the life he had he probably wouldn't be where he is now. The characters he grew up with, his parents and aunts have really inspired his creativitity and alot of Lily too!
The ending is really sad, and I get the impression there are more books to come!
Paul is a very real person, you can see this on his show and definately feel it when reading the book.
Summary: Great read, for fans and non-fans
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