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  1. Teessidemackem

    Teessidemackem Well-Known Member

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    Im not really a reader at all, but i fly to Zante next week in what will be the first relaxing childfree holiday ive had in 10 years, so i fancy treating myself to a decent book.

    I usually read autobiographys, or books about Gangsters. I have a decent collection at home about the likes of The Krays, Lennie McClean and Roy Shaw etc who were fighting men. I also own quite a few books on a few old school gypsy bareknuckle fighters which are really good. Bartley Gorams is my favourite.

    Can anybody suggest and recommend a book that would fit in this category please?
    I also like books about ex Football hooligans talking about their time on the terraces.
     
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    https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/0752883402/?tag=not606-21

    One of my favourite books great for a holiday read.
     
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    Worth a read if you haven't read this one

    https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B007MCAHES/?tag=not606-21
     
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    The Devil in the Red Dirt by Michael P Smith ( one of our Ozzy posters)
    Reminds me I must pick it up again and get to the end !
     
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    Enjoy mate
    What part of Zante you going too
     
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  6. Teessidemackem

    Teessidemackem Well-Known Member

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    Thanks mate Kalamaki
     
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    Any of any Middleton’s books. All excellent
     
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    Love Kalamki, one of our favourite places the Italian that’s upstairs on the main strip is owned by some people we know Nick and Lisa Cootsis and they are nearly always voted the best restaurant. Where are you staying we stay in Venus suites, cracking place. The Italian by the way is buon amici.
     
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    Thanks for the recommendation mate, we will definitely look out for that. Im glad to hear its a nice resort.
    We're staying at Bitzaro Palace Hotel.
     
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    It’s great there the only down side is they try to get you to eat in every restaurant. If you are walking along the beach to Laganas Nikos’s brother spiros owns the Havana bar on the beach front.
     
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    We generally go next resort argassi
     
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    Great tennis player.
     
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    C19RK73 Red & White army!

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    I know you love your boxing, great read
     
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    Teessidemackem Well-Known Member

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    We're going all inclusive mate, so ill just wave my wristband at them to make them think we’re not looking for somewhere to eat out.
     
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