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Re: Richard Weight Book Review
« Reply #21 on: March 31, 2013, 08:12:54 PM »
The review in The Mail on Sunday by Dylan Jones was very good. According to Jones there are too many mistakes. His last paragraph sums it up "Weight ultimately does mods a disservice by misunderstanding one of the cults salient truths: mods were about detail, and when you start getting things wrong, you cease to be interesting I've got the book still going to read it but I do have some misgivings now

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Re: Richard Weight Book Review
« Reply #22 on: April 01, 2013, 05:17:01 PM »
The review in The Mail on Sunday by Dylan Jones was very good. According to Jones there are too many mistakes. His last paragraph sums it up "Weight ultimately does mods a disservice by misunderstanding one of the cults salient truths: mods were about detail, and when you start getting things wrong, you cease to be interesting I've got the book still going to read it but I do have some misgivings now

That last paragraph is perfect. I'll read it, of course.. but I too will do it with a grain of salt.
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Re: Richard Weight Book Review
« Reply #23 on: April 01, 2013, 06:05:54 PM »
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Re: Richard Weight Book Review
« Reply #24 on: April 01, 2013, 06:39:12 PM »
Blimey go and read the Amazon reviews for it....it's all kicking off!

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Re: Richard Weight Book Review
« Reply #25 on: April 01, 2013, 07:28:04 PM »
Photos from the book launch, bizarrely of the same 3 or 4 people though!

http://www.monstersandcritics.com/books/features/article_1713730.php/Richard-Weight-s-MOD-A-Very-British-Style-Book-Launch-Pictures

none of them really look like modernists mind do they? look more like hoxton hipsters

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Re: Richard Weight Book Review
« Reply #26 on: April 01, 2013, 08:12:21 PM »
Photos from the book launch, bizarrely of the same 3 or 4 people though!

http://www.monstersandcritics.com/books/features/article_1713730.php/Richard-Weight-s-MOD-A-Very-British-Style-Book-Launch-Pictures

none of them really look like modernists mind do they? look more like hoxton hipsters

Sorry, was that pictures for a Mod book release? That was... just.. strange?

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Re: Richard Weight Book Review
« Reply #28 on: April 04, 2013, 06:43:05 PM »
This book is currently sat staring at me on my settee ... do I start or not???

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Re: Richard Weight Book Review
« Reply #29 on: April 04, 2013, 07:40:59 PM »
This book is currently sat staring at me on my settee ... do I start or not???

Of course. Far better to read it and form an opinion yourself.
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