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Best gifts, worst gifts: Max Bygraves LP

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Ian Rankin

Best present I’ve given: I ordered a VW Beetle for my wife one Christmas and had it delivered to the hotel where we were staying. Christmas morning we went for a walk. She saw the car and said how lovely it was—at which point I handed her the key and told her to take it for a spin.

Worst present I’ve given: my parents got some rubbish from me when I was young. I still remember the Max Bygraves LP that my mother never played…

Trevor Phillips

When I was 12, being sent thousands of miles away from…

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