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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time
by Mark Haddon
Edition: Paperback
Price: 5.59

4.0 out of 5 stars reread, 11 Aug 2013
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Reread this book after reading it when it first came out. Still found it an excellent read and marvelled at the insight of mark Haddon into the autistic mind.
Would like to see the play .


A Street Cat Named Bob: How One Man and His Cat Found Hope on the Streets
A Street Cat Named Bob: How One Man and His Cat Found Hope on the Streets
by James Bowen
Edition: Paperback
Price: 3.85

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars not a pet lover, 11 Aug 2013
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this was a Book Group book, and would not have been my choice, not being an animal lover BUT I was interested in the new insights to homelessness that I found in the book.
Not riveting prose.


The 5:2 Diet Book: Feast for 5 Days a Week and Fast for just 2 to Lose Weight, Boost Your Brain and Transform Your Health
The 5:2 Diet Book: Feast for 5 Days a Week and Fast for just 2 to Lose Weight, Boost Your Brain and Transform Your Health
by Kate Harrison
Edition: Paperback
Price: 4.50

3.0 out of 5 stars interesting, 11 Aug 2013
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found the book useful to explain the concept of 5:2 dieting but was frustrated by having to go to other sources to find the calorific value of foods that I want to eat on the fasting days.


Toby's Room
Toby's Room
by Pat Barker
Edition: Paperback
Price: 5.59

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars new to Pat Barker, 11 Aug 2013
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read this book in our Book Group, completely captivated by the story, thought the style of writing excellent, will get hold of more Pat Barker.


The New Church Kneeler Book: A Step-by-step Guide to Canvaswork Kneelers
The New Church Kneeler Book: A Step-by-step Guide to Canvaswork Kneelers
by Angela Dewar
Edition: Paperback

3.0 out of 5 stars useful, 11 Aug 2013
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this book will be useful in our church where we are considering a project to provide special kneelers for wedding ceremonies.


The Jane Austen Collection: The Complete Works (Includes Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, Mansfield Park, Emma, Northanger Abbey, Persuasion, Lady Susan & more. Plus Audiobooks)
The Jane Austen Collection: The Complete Works (Includes Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, Mansfield Park, Emma, Northanger Abbey, Persuasion, Lady Susan & more. Plus Audiobooks)
Price: 0.77

4.0 out of 5 stars all in one place, 11 Aug 2013
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good to have all the Jane Austen in one place to reread and compare.
the books still have a timeless quality.


The Detective's Daughter
The Detective's Daughter
Price: 2.09

4.0 out of 5 stars new , to me , author, 11 Aug 2013
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a very good read. the story was pacey and engaging, you wanted to find out what would happen.
the characters were well drawn and believable.


Middlemarch
Middlemarch
Price: 0.49

5.0 out of 5 stars timeless Eliot, 11 Aug 2013
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still an excellent read , with many resonances relevant to today's society.
the language can be a bit wordy but it is well worth the effort to continue reading.


Life on the Old Railways: Personal Memories of the Steam Age & Beyond
Life on the Old Railways: Personal Memories of the Steam Age & Beyond
by Tom Quinn
Edition: Hardcover

4.0 out of 5 stars Gift for rail fan, 21 July 2013
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As far as I know , as this was sent directly to Australia , it was well received and enjoyed.


A Handful of Dust
A Handful of Dust
by Evelyn Waugh
Edition: Paperback

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Book Group book, 21 July 2013
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This was our chosen book, it was a great insight to life & times in the 1930's, Evelyn Waugh at his most succinct.


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