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Gordon Ellis White & Mint Prima Grab Bars - Angled 16"
Gordon Ellis White & Mint Prima Grab Bars - Angled 16"
Offered by Mobility Choices
Price: 15.14

5.0 out of 5 stars Great colour and texture, 17 May 2014
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Good idea, delivered quickly. Nice texture and the ridges give it an excellent grip, good shape and attractive colours will suit most bathrooms.


Jeeves and the Wedding Bells
Jeeves and the Wedding Bells
by Sebastian Faulks
Edition: Hardcover
Price: 8.49

5.0 out of 5 stars A great read and fine tribute, 8 April 2014
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Written with great gusto and aplome this book does in deed make a fitting tribute to Wodehouse. Well in the style, the text flows effortless and frothily from the page. Thoroughly enjoyable.


Come and Go: A Ghostly Comedy
Come and Go: A Ghostly Comedy
by Manning Coles
Edition: Paperback
Price: 8.16

5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant light humour, 8 April 2014
This book is wonderful, happy, playful froth. This was my first meeting with the Latimers, but I'm now looking forward to reading the other two books in the series thanks to Rue Morgue Press.

A highly amusing and charmingly witty book, written with the usual effortless brilliance of Manning and Coles.


A Toast to Tomorrow (Rue Morgue Vintage Mysteries)
A Toast to Tomorrow (Rue Morgue Vintage Mysteries)
by Tom Schantz
Edition: Paperback
Price: 8.96

5.0 out of 5 stars Original UK title was Pray Silence, 4 July 2011
My parents introduced me to the Tommy Hambledon series a long time ago. They have, I believe, the complete series in various editions and bindings dating from first editions through to well-thumbed second-hand paperbacks.

Things are complicated by the fact that some of the US editions have different names. Check out the Wikipedia article to sort them out.

All of these books are stunningly good. This one gives an amazing feeling for what it was like to live through the period between the first and second world wars in German and the rise of National Socialism.

Sympathetic, often humorous, but with a hard edge, these all make great reads. Happily lacking in both explicit violence and modern communications, these books are deeply engaging. Tommy Hambledon himself is painted as being both kindly and very dangerous, looking after those he cares for while occasionally calming killing or having killed his enemies.


Henderson`s Boys: The Escape
Henderson`s Boys: The Escape
by Robert Muchamore
Edition: Paperback
Price: 5.24

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant, gripping realisation of the horror of war, 27 Feb 2011
Like several other reviewers I read this book in one sitting. It is a brilliant visualisation of what it is like for a child to be alone in a war zone coupled up with some very exciting actions sequences to make this a brilliant adventure story.

The historical context is painted well without excessive detail that would get in the way of the roller coaster ride that sweeps the main characters along.

Suitable for older readers than Cherub, this series makes an ideal follow on read.


Dandy Gilver and an Unsuitable Day for a Murder
Dandy Gilver and an Unsuitable Day for a Murder
by Catriona McPherson
Edition: Hardcover
Price: 17.80

2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars A dark and dour Dandy, 27 Feb 2011
This complex book has none of the froth and fun of the previous Dandy Gilver novels. It is a much heavier read with a dour gloom hanging over the characters that wouldn't be out of place in imagined Gilverton. I also felt that it could do with a good edit, thinning out some of the very dense prose.

The story itself is very good, but it isn't quite what I was expecting. I hope Dandy's next outing will be a somewhat less grim and that Alec will have a larger role. Hugh's tiny contribution to this novel was, however, one of the high points.


Lensbaby Muse Plastic Canon Lens
Lensbaby Muse Plastic Canon Lens

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Strange, special and clearly not for everyone, 3 Feb 2011
Anyone buying this without knowing what to expect is in for a big surprise. It is like nothing else you'll have ever used in photography.

Completely manual, fiddly and very unpredictable, this lens offers a ton of possible creative approaches. You need to have the time to play about and find what works. Expect to throw away an even larger number of images than normal. But the keepers are spectacular if like that style of image.


Flash Shoe Holder Swivel Bracket Mount Light Stand for Canon 380ex,420ex,430ex,550ex,580ex,Sigma,Pentax,Olympus & other Flashgun.
Flash Shoe Holder Swivel Bracket Mount Light Stand for Canon 380ex,420ex,430ex,550ex,580ex,Sigma,Pentax,Olympus & other Flashgun.
Offered by BV-electronics
Price: 2.99

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Not as described but well made, 5 Sep 2009
Most of the comments here are true, specifically that this device does not have screw threads - it fits over the top of the flash stand and tightens up, hence it is not suitable for use with a regular tripod. It is also true that the Canon 580EX doesn't fully fit without some manipulation - but it's not like it won't fit at all.

Looking on the positive side, this fitting is very well made with a positive click-action swivel and a nice groove in the top of ensure that the hot-shoe terminals don't short out.

For the price I think this is pretty good.


The Lady and the Squire
The Lady and the Squire
by Terry Jones
Edition: Hardcover

5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant adventure, 3 May 2009
This book is extremely educational about a period of history that very few people know, however the education is all wrapped up in a breathless whirl of adventure so you can't wait for more.

As another reviewer commented, this contains one truly horrifying moment that would not be suitable for young children (all the more because it was probably based on real events) and some deeply sad moments amid the madness.

The language is exquisite and it reads very well out loud.

Please Terry, can we have another Squire story?


The Secret of the Black Moon Moth
The Secret of the Black Moon Moth
by John Fardell
Edition: Paperback
Price: 6.42

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Fascinating story of discovery, 29 April 2009
I love the Seven Professors books for three reasons - one is that they are part set in my home town of Edinburgh, the next because the cast is always kids and the elderly, and lastly because of rip roaring non-stop action.

This third outing is very fresh and inventive, swapping Edinburgh for the Indian Ocean (or thereabouts), but has a much slower start than the proceeding two. But don't let that put you off.

Can't say much without giving away the story, but it's a great adventure in the grand old style, spiced up by removing normal parental supervision and replacing it with cranky cranks. Very empowering for the active elderly, good for kids, and with a long literary tradition.

Very enjoyable. Let's have a fourth book soon John!


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