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Jeremy Charles Robert Clarkson is an English broadcaster, journalist and writer who specialises in motoring. He is best known for co-presenting the motoring programmes Top Gear, from 2002 until 2015, and The Grand Tour alongside Richard Hammond and James May.
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Losing the Battle, Winning the War
How we can all defy the odds we're given
Ben Parkinson - 2022-03-08
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"Overcoming Adversity: The Inspiring Story of a Soldier's Resilience" shares the incredible journey of a young soldier who faced the most devastating injuries during the Afghanistan/Iraq conflicts. Despite doctors' predictions, he defied the odds and not only survived, but learned to walk, talk, and cope with his disabilities. Lance Bombardier Ben Parkinson's remarkable story of perseverance will inspire readers to find strength in their own hardships and remind them of the power of the human spirit."
Jeremy Clarkson
A great and inspiring book from Doncaster’s bravest son. Read it in a day.      source
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A Brief History of How We F*cked It All Up
Tom Phillips - 2018-07-26
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Explore the highs and lows of human history in this witty and entertaining exploration of our species. From our earliest ancestors to present-day fails, Humans delves into the most creative and catastrophic mistakes in politics, science, pop culture, and more. This unique and panoramic exploration of humankind is filled with brilliant insight and is one of the most entertaining reads of the year.
Jeremy Clarkson
This book is brilliant. Utterly utterly brilliant. Apart from the epilogue which is idiotic.      source
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In Search of Genghis Khan
Timothy Severin - 2003-07-14 (first published in 1991)
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"Discover the legacy of Genghis Khan and the enduring Mongolian culture in this fascinating book. Follow the tracks of the Great Khan's horde as they built the largest empire in history and learn about the legends that surround his life. This book is a captivating journey through time, tracing the influence of Genghis Khan's legacy that still resonates in modern-day Mongolia."
Jeremy Clarkson
@wyodog Tim Severin. In search of Ghengis Khan. A very good book.      source
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A Novel of the Vietnam War
Karl Marlantes - 2009-04-01 (first published in 2010)
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A gripping war novel set in Vietnam, Matterhorn tells the timeless story of a young Marine lieutenant and his comrades in Bravo Company who must fight their way into manhood. Facing not only the North Vietnamese, but also the harsh jungle terrain and their own demons, this epic tale of courage, camaraderie, and sacrifice will leave a lasting impact. Written over thirty years by a highly decorated Marine veteran, Matterhorn is a visceral and unforgettable testament to the redemptive power of literature.
Jeremy Clarkson
If Matterhorn is not the best book ever written, what is?      source