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The Story Behind The Greatest Ever Haircut: David Bowie's career-electrifying "red mullet"

Issue 50 of Strong Words – out now – is full of recommendations and features about great new books, guaranteed to play havoc with both your bookshop budget and your opinions about everything.


  • Plus! Some of the highlights of fifty issues of Strong Words
  • Plus! An outstanding investigation into secret agents within the IRA
  • Plus! The role of the Damned's Rat Scabies in the legend of the Holy Grail
  • Plus! A breathtaking account of Captain Cook's third – and one-way – voyage

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