Reviews of books

A - Your Chinese Horoscope 2003

Astrologer Neil Somerville suggests the Year of the Goat will be one of healing. It was a Goat year that the first human organ transplant was performed and it appears that there will be more medical breakthroughs
Graeme Berwick
B - Start Me Up

For someone leaving the safety of full-time employment to face the risks and challenges of running their own business, Start Me
Up by Toney Fitzgerald is not a bad learning tool.
Maggie Hamilton
C - The Autobiography of Pat Cash
The book covers Pat Cash's tennis career from junior Davis Cup member to Wimbledon champion. Cash also frankly shares his opinion on all matters relating to professional tennis.
Gordon Bain
Gardens by the Sea showcases gardens all over the world. Some are grand, some are humble, but each of these stunning creations bears witness to the gardener's dedication in the face of the harsh realities of seaside living.
Joanne Dover
E - Walking Home with Marie-Claire
This is a story about Pauline in Grade 6 at a primary school in the 70s. She meets a new friend, Marie-Claire with a very unusual family. But why won't Marie-Claire let Pauline meet her family? The book portrays the lives of families struggling to understand each other's points of view.
Myffanwy Bryant
F - Splendours of an Ancient Civilisation
This book is the perfect coffee table book for lovers of Ancient Egypt. Its appeal lies in the colour photography and the illustrations. They include detailed close-ups of the most impressive and well-known objects and buildings of the time.
Merle Morcom
G - Never Count Out the Dead
Police Officer John Sully is tricked into driving thirteen-year-old Shay Storey to an isolated spot, where her mother, Dee, is waiting to kill him. Sully miraculously survives and Dee flees to Mexico, where she abandons her daughter. Sully is contacted by a journalist who offers to help him catch Dee and find her daughter.
Gordon Bain
H - Fresh Flavours of India
This is a mouth-watering book packed with innovative ideas that reflect the author's passion for his homeland's cuisine. The author offers dishes from contemporary India with straightforward recipes that burst with flavour and aroma.
Phillip Knowles
Reviews are adapted from reviews first appearing in Good Reading (magazine)

Questions 1-5

Look at the reviews of books (A-H).

Match each question 1-5 with a boob review (A-H). Write your answers in boxes 1-5 on the answer sheet.
You may use any letter more than once.

Which books deals with cooking?
1 Which book is detective fiction?  
2 Which book handles commercial matters?  
3 Which book teaches about past history?  
4 Which book is written by a sporting personality?
5 Which book attempts to predict future discoveries in the field of medicine?

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