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Gustav Klimt - The Complete Paintings
Gustav Klimt - The Complete Paintings
by Gustav Klimt
Edition: Hardcover
Price: 135.00

5.0 out of 5 stars terrific book, 25 Feb 2014
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If you are interested in Klimt just buy it. It is wonderful quality with amazing reproductions and worth every penny.


Hanns and Rudolf: The German Jew and the Hunt for the Kommandant of Auschwitz
Hanns and Rudolf: The German Jew and the Hunt for the Kommandant of Auschwitz
by Thomas Harding
Edition: Hardcover
Price: 13.60

2 of 4 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars The capture of the Kommandant of Auschwitz, 25 Feb 2014
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John le Carre apparently described this book as 'a gripping thriller' - it is no such thing. It is a long winded and tedious account which adds little new to what was already known of this story. It is a long book (350 pages) which goes around the houses, seemingly for ever, and the vast majority of it is not about the hunt nor the capture of Hoess.
I found myself skipping whole chapters which added no meat nor interest to the story.
A real disappointment.
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Valencia 3/4 Classical Guitar
Valencia 3/4 Classical Guitar
Offered by Normans Musical Instruments
Price: 43.50

18 of 21 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great product at a great price, 16 Nov 2011
Bought for my 10 year old grandson's birthday and it is a brilliant product that looks wonderful and sounds wonderful. The supplier (Normans) turned out to be the best people I have ever dealt with in many years of buying from Amazon. Don't hesitate and don't be put off buy the seemingly cheap price - this is not a cheap product and goes well with the Amazon combined offer of Guitar, digital tuner and picks.


Stan Anderson: Captain of the North
Stan Anderson: Captain of the North
by Mark Metcalf
Edition: Hardcover
Price: 17.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars A Unique Footballer, 1 Mar 2011
Stan Anderson was my boyhood hero - he had great ability with real style. If he had been born in a different period when Bobby Moore did not reign supreme he would have been an England regular. Jim Baxter, who also played for Sunderland, is often thought of as being world class but I believe that Stan was just as good. I have met Stan on a number of occasions in the recent past and he is a real gentleman. His book covers a time now gone in the north east where he played for the big three and it is a unique story that anyone with an interest in this period, area or the clubs should read.


Munich: The 1938 Appeasement Crisis
Munich: The 1938 Appeasement Crisis
by David Faber
Edition: Paperback

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Marvelous history, 1 Mar 2011
David Faber has crammed in lots of information but somehow has managed to tie it all together to make the story of this grey period of our history riveting. It paints a clear picture of the individuals concerned, particularly Hitler and Chamberlain and you see how people in power can make momentous decisions, which can affect the whole world, and are sometimes made against the advice of those around them for reasons of personal glorification. It has parallels with the Blair days but at least Chamberlain was shoved out of the way instead of going on make millions in further self promotion. I was sorry that the story finished in 1938 and hope that Faber covers the rest of the story up to the outbreak of war. Wonderful.


Cleartex Ultimat Polycarbonate 119cm x 89cm Rectangular Chair Mat Floor Protection Mat For Low/Medium Pile Carpets - Clear
Cleartex Ultimat Polycarbonate 119cm x 89cm Rectangular Chair Mat Floor Protection Mat For Low/Medium Pile Carpets - Clear
Price: 38.18

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars carpet saver, 20 Dec 2010
This mat does just what it claims. It is an excellent product particularly if you are using an office chair on new soft carpet/underlay


Gun Button to Fire a Hurricane Pilot's Dramatic Story of the Battle of Britain
Gun Button to Fire a Hurricane Pilot's Dramatic Story of the Battle of Britain
by Tom Neil
Edition: Hardcover

6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Well written personal history, 22 Nov 2010
Tom Neil is still a bright well spoken chap as evidenced by his September Battle of Britain TV appearances. His book is interesting and very readable and if you like this sort of thing it is up there with the best.
Great men who risked all for us all.


1962-1966 [The Red Album]
1962-1966 [The Red Album]
Price: 13.15

2 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars great - more please, 22 Nov 2010
This a great addition to the Beatles catalogue that sounds like it was recorded yesterday, not in the sixties.
I despair at people who reviewed this and complained about it being a money making scheme. It is an improvement of an existing part of a collection and is not intended as a new release, where admittedly more tracks could have been crammed in. At the price Amazon charge this is good value by any standards. Amazingly another reviewer called the Beatles the most over-rated band ever - well why buy it in the first place if that is what you believe? Attention seeking nonsense? - "look at me, I called the Beatles rubbish"
If you have collected the Beatles work then add this if you don't like them don't - simples.
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The Goon Show, Series 4, Part 1 (The Golden Age of BBC Radio Comedy)
The Goon Show, Series 4, Part 1 (The Golden Age of BBC Radio Comedy)
by Spike Milligan
Edition: Audio CD
Price: 13.25

2 of 10 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars dreadful quality, 19 Nov 2010
I have all previous volumes of Goon shows released by the BBC and they are all of a very good standard, even ones from the same period as these episodes. These however are of dreadful quality and sound as if they are being broadcast from inside a dustbin with the lid on. I am not sure why the BBC have put their name on this release and hope that they go to the trouble of remastering any future ones.
A real disappointment.
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Bicycle Handle Bar End Fitting Mirror
Bicycle Handle Bar End Fitting Mirror
Offered by Roaduserdirect
Price: 6.99

7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars looks good but poor design, 1 Sep 2010
This mirror has recd some very good reviews but I suspect that these were submitted before it was used for any length of time.
First the fitting was an issue as it did not fit the hole in my bar end and it took a good while to open up the hole.
In service it was very good but it had to be kept tight to withstand all the bumps of hybrid biking and after a few weeks the main tightening screw broke as it was of very small diameter. It may be OK for smooth road cycling but it is difficult to find any smooth roads anywhere these days.
Returned for a refund and also contacted Oxford who make the mirror and they have not bothered to reply so I suspect that this is a common problem.


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