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Microsoft Windows 7 Professional inkl SP1 32 Bit UK - Refurbished Full Version (PC DVD), 1 User - Win7 Pro 32 Bit [DVD-ROM] Windows 7
Microsoft Windows 7 Professional inkl SP1 32 Bit UK - Refurbished Full Version (PC DVD), 1 User - Win7 Pro 32 Bit [DVD-ROM] Windows 7
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Price: £38.00

5.0 out of 5 stars Quick and easy, reliable, 30 Aug. 2014
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As it said on the box. Came quickly, easily installed, validated online on the second attempt. Working well after a month - as a replacement for Vista. Delighted with purchase.

Rusalka, Op. 114: Song to the Moon
Rusalka, Op. 114: Song to the Moon
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5.0 out of 5 stars Exquisite & captvating, 25 April 2014
This is the wonder of music. A single piece can polarise opinion.

I love the song and have heard it by many renown singers and enjoy them all. Howevcer I also find this version captivating, moving and not a lyric in sight.

This is exquisitely played with excellent backing. There is great tonal quality about this artists playing none more so than in the final ‘low’ passage where I think his love of the piece comes through.

For me spine chilling. Beautiful.

Defintiely give it a listen and you might agree.

Jeeves and the Wedding Bells
Jeeves and the Wedding Bells
by Sebastian Faulks
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £15.18

5.0 out of 5 stars Spot on, 26 Dec. 2013
Whatever the intention of the author, the story, characters, dialogue, general descriptions are for me spot on. There is so much which seems familar whist being brand new. The story fits in so well with PGWs and it is a book you will not put down until you are finished. If there are more to follow then I am certainly on the waiting list. Buy it and I don't think you will be disappointed. It has spurred me on to start on the 'original' books again from the beginning. Well done.

Underneath the Tree
Underneath the Tree
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5.0 out of 5 stars 80's or what! Brilliant, 9 Dec. 2013
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This review is from: Underneath the Tree (MP3 Download)
This is a tremendous Christmas song. It may not win any classical awards but if you want an lifting pop song just right for Christmas this is it - alto saxophone solo as well. Buy it. It will become a Christmas stalwart.

The Trinity Six
The Trinity Six
by Charles Cumming
Edition: Hardcover

4.0 out of 5 stars Tantilising glimpse, 11 Mar. 2012
This review is from: The Trinity Six (Hardcover)
The start of the book is a little slow going and I didn't really get much of a handle on the characters, but it picked up and I thoroughly enjoyed the journey.

It covers an intriguing period of Britain near-history and the premise of the book is solid and hints at some real 'facts' to make it belivable. There are some really excellent passages - the sending of the section head out down-under, the pursuit of the hospital orderly - which keeps the story trotting along.

Perhaps not a classic in the vein of others set around those events in the '60s, but a good well written story.

If you have an interest in those Cold War antics then this will not disappoint in my view.

Would I re-read it, probably not. Am I pleased I bought it and read it, most certainly.

Will definitely look into other books by this author.

Game, Set and Match: Berlin Game, Mexico Set, and London Match
Game, Set and Match: Berlin Game, Mexico Set, and London Match
by Len Deighton
Edition: Hardcover

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Full set, 4 Mar. 2012
This is an excellent series which takes you back to the cold war. Well written and engaging right from the off.
If you like your spy series with a bit of thought then this is for you. It is not the high tech car chasing jumping off buildings that is characteristic of more modern books (nothing wrong with those mind you) but this is atmospheric, and provides a great insight to this time.
Don't be afraid of getting all three (and look then for the 'Spy' series - Hook Line & Sinker).

Requiem for my Friend
Requiem for my Friend
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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Stunning, 13 Sept. 2009
This review is from: Requiem for my Friend (Audio CD)
I came across this work through ClassicFM and was so impressed by the one piece they played to buy the CD. Whilst familiar with some of the films he has scored he was otherwise unknown to me - I was not disappointed.

Whilst the circumstances of its creation are a little sad (the death of his friend the director Kieaelowski curtailing a bigger project), the result is a stunning work.

To quote two fellow reviewers there are pieces which genuinely make the hairs stand out on the back of your neck and at times you just have to stop and listen.

Whilst technicans may be able to pull the indiviudal pieces apart and comment on their construction etc, for me it is just perfect.

The voices are clear and the production atmospheric where it needs to be (part one was recorded in Warsaw Cathedral).

There are a variety of instruments (nice to see the alto sax get some credit) and beautiful voices, the music flows throughout. The two distinct halves complement each other from loosely familiar Sanctus, Agnus Dei and haunting Lacrimosa (I challenge you to play that quietly) to the stirring Apokalipsa sections which all show, I think, their comtempory roots.

Buy it. You will not be disappointed.

I will be exploring this composers other works very soon.

Fumbling Towards Ecstacy
Fumbling Towards Ecstacy
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Why haven`t we heard....., 17 Oct. 2008
Why haven`t we heard of this beautiful singer in Europe?
I picked this album up in the USA in the summer - on sale in a record store. Attracted primarily to the unusual cover and a bit of blurb on the back.
Then took a while to listen to it when we got back - then wow straight back on when it finished.
A great voice and some really mellow tracks - Mary in particular is very much worth listening to the lyrics, Circle is a strongly sung song.
Hard to compare her to anyone really but if you like some strong vocals by a good singer, with some good acoustic and electric backing, buy this album and look out for some others - she is a bit hit in the USA (she is from Canada)

Point [DVD] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
Point [DVD] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]

15 of 15 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Right to the Point, 24 Oct. 2005
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As with other reviews I think this is a great coming together of beautiful music, witty words and of course some excellent animation.
Despite first being aired on BBC2 back on Boxing Day 1970 (grey cells may have let me down but I am pretty sure it was then) this stands that test of time.
Harrys playful songs fit well with some of the more serious lyrics and he uses his superb voice to tremendous effect to both. In the original he narrated it himself, although I think in this DVD Ringo has the pleasure.
The film has two levels - a fun cartoon with jolly music, and a serious message which is still relevant (and needed ?) today.
It is about time the BBC dusted it off, paid the royalities to his estate and let more people enjoy what was a unique talent.
Poly high

1983 FA Cup Final Manchester United v Brighton Hove Albion [DVD]
1983 FA Cup Final Manchester United v Brighton Hove Albion [DVD]
Dvd ~ 1983 Fa Cup Final
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13 of 14 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Not so much the Final......................, 31 Dec. 2004
This is not so much the FA Cup Final as the FA Cup Final REPLAY.
Was the editor a Manchester United fan?
The whole of the Replay is here which United won 4-0, but only glimpses of the actual Final - a game where United were at times exposed by lowly Brighton (also relegated that season) and nearly lost it after leading 2-1 at one time.
If only "and Smith must score..." (famous commentators comment at the time) had come true, this Final would have been remembered for much more (and the United FA Cup Final Box Set might have had one less DVD in it).
Good for the goals (4-0 hides a good game in truth and not as one sided as the score line suggests).
The presentation is good as you would expect.

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