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Just Like El Cid's Bloomers

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Jake Pembleton is a singer-songwriter who once killed a man, which still plays on his conscience.

Now he is in real trouble. Ever since returning home to his wife and kids to find his suitcases parked outside his front door, Jake has been holed up in that wild and lawless part of his city known as ‘The Avenues’ with a springy nineteen year old groupie who is so sexy that sh
Paperback, 142 pages
Published November 23rd 2009 by Xlibris Corporation
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S. Burke
Mar 28, 2011 S. Burke rated it it was amazing
My Review:
“{Just like} El Cid’s Bloomers” caught me unprepared, I guess I was expecting something different..what I am not sure, having read other works by this author I should have known better than to have any expectations of any kind other than knowing I was in for a treat.

Author Tim Roux didn’t disappoint me, this book is a fast paced and quirky glimpse into the world of music, love and life in Hull.

Don’t go looking for “sex drugs and rock and roll” This book is far too good to be lumped in
Jessica Degarmo
Dec 29, 2012 Jessica Degarmo rated it it was amazing
Honestly, never having read much British literature, I wasn't exactly sure what I was in for. After reading it, I have to admit that I loved this book!

I think my favorite part of the book was the musical lyrics woven very skillfully into the plot. Each song moved the plot along nicely, and accented what Jake was trying to say in the text. The lyrics added another dimension to the emotion in the book, and in fact, seemed to say what Jake himself couldn't in the narrative. At times, I felt choked
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(That 'date of death' category threw me. What if you don't know yet?)

I am a writer, editor and publisher. I have written ten books, the most acclaimed of which are 'The Dance of the Pheasodile', 'Missio' and 'Girl on a Bar Stool'. The least acclaimed is 'Fishing, for Christians' (I still like it), and then there is one in-between 'The Blue Food Revolution' which is me in flat out magical realist m
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