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a for Amazon - E-mail Amazon.co.uk Gift Voucher
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Price: £50.00

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars it is what it is, 12 Sept. 2015
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It is what it is. Comes by e-mail with the amount you paid for it.

Don't know why amazon needed me to write a review for it


The Name of the Wind (The Kingkiller Chronicle)
The Name of the Wind (The Kingkiller Chronicle)
by Patrick Rothfuss
Edition: Paperback
Price: £6.29

5.0 out of 5 stars Been putting this book off for so long due to ..., 16 Nov. 2014
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Been putting this book off for so long due to it being so main stream at the time. I regret not reading this book sooner!


Bandai Hobby #14 RG Strike Freedom Model Kit (1/144 Scale)
Bandai Hobby #14 RG Strike Freedom Model Kit (1/144 Scale)
Offered by TOY SHOP JAPAN HOBBYONE.
Price: £22.39

5.0 out of 5 stars So far so good! It is every bit as detailed as the ..., 16 Nov. 2014
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So far so good! It is every bit as detailed as the box art! I recommend going on youtube to see video reviews each model so that you know what you are expecting. Recommend getting an action base as it can be rather back heavy which can limit the number of poses you can use.


Bandai Hobby #11 RG Destiny Gundam Model Kit, 1/144 Scale
Bandai Hobby #11 RG Destiny Gundam Model Kit, 1/144 Scale
Price: £22.56

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Awesome value for money!, 31 Mar. 2014
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First thing's first. Product does not come with a stand. You would have to buy that separately.

I've only recently come back into building models as a hobby and recently discovered that Bandai has released a new grade of gundam models - the 'real grade' line.

I have built normal High Grade models before and wanted something that is a bit more of a challenge (though not too challenging and daunting such as the master grade models) and more aesthetic. Hence 'real grade' is a very nice compromise. Not too hard to put together, and not too easy that you can just slap the pieces all together in a few hours. The model has more versatile movement than its High Grade counterparts and still looks stunning. I really recommend this new line and standard of gundam models!


The Way of Kings Part One: The Stormlight Archive Book One: 1
The Way of Kings Part One: The Stormlight Archive Book One: 1
by Brandon Sanderson
Edition: Paperback
Price: £6.99

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars unforgettable, 14 May 2013
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To be succinct. Simply one of the BEST fantasy novels or this generation and a very good contender for all time!
This is by far Brandon sanderson's best work yet! Each character is fleshed out intricately and with utmost care. The world building and magic systems employed is original and immersive. You follow 3 main story lines all interwoven and connected via some means or another. For the first book in the series, this does a good job laying down the foundations and leaving the reader hungry for more as Sanderson brings about plots and twists some of which are predictable, whilst some will most certainly take you by surprise. However, unlike the game of thrones series, a lot of the main characters tend to stay alive a tad too much, and with good reason that eventually explains itself later on in the book. Nonetheless a spectacular read. Highly recommend!


Artemis Fowl and the Last Guardian, 8
Artemis Fowl and the Last Guardian, 8
by Eoin Colfer
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £12.99

4.0 out of 5 stars Ho Chi Minh City in the summer. Sweltering by anyone's standards., 2 Aug. 2012
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Having been captivated by the genius of Artemis Fowl since his first book, I bought and read this book with some relatively high expectations. With the 'Atlantis Complex' (the book prior to the Last Guardian) being a stage setter for this finale, I was hoping for a change of pace that would go back to the roots that made Artemis Fowl such a success. To my personal dismay, this book was good but a little lacking. It did a lot of things right, but the few things it didn't manage to deliver was for me rather crucial.

Yes, we do see a revisiting of all our favourite casts from this series and even if for brief couple of pages, it was enough to sate one's curiosity as to the future of certain characters. As always Eoin Colfer brings each character spectacularly to life with the odd but dynamic group interactions between the humans and fairies. Eoin has upped the pace of this last and final book with the in book time span being a little more than 24 hours. Readers will be held by the fast paced action and won't want to stop reading till the adventure is all done.

However, the disappointments do become more noticeable as you read on. My main issue is with Artemis Fowl himself. It has been great to watch this anti hero grow up across the previous books, but in this final instalment it is disappointing to see his intellect pale in comparison to his younger days. One can argue that his intelligence is still there (as he does pull off, rather spectacularly, one last trick out of the hat in the concluding chapters), but rather he had lost a lot of his initial ambitiousness which truly defined him in the earlier days.

I do not wish to admit this, but the premises that Mulch Diggums just so happens to be at the right (or wrong) place and the right time just doesn't quite explain his increasing presence at Artemis's side. I do love reading when Mr Diggums enters the fray, yet one too many times he 'just so happens' to be there that it can no longer be considered coincidence. I just feel that this lovable character could deserve a different dynamic entry of sorts.

Overall, a good book, but not necessarily one that would captivate a first time reader of the Artemis Fowl series thus author Eoin Colfer deploys a rather genius technique towards the end(as hinted by the last few line of the ending). Albeit a bit rushed, this book does a nice job wrapping up most loose ends. An interesting ending(?) to the series.


Klipsch Image X1 Headphones
Klipsch Image X1 Headphones

3.0 out of 5 stars Not quite a CX-300 but not quite at the lower end of earphones, 11 July 2012
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This set of earphones are a bit of a mixed bag.

In terms of sound quality it does not compare to that of the CX-300 series. Yet it is still better than your standard factory provided iPod headphones or any other headphone at the lower end of the price range. Personally, it is worth it to fork out the little bit extra for the CX-300s.
As other reviews have mentioned, there is a definitive lack of bass.

The sound from this set of earphones initially was surprisingly quiet. I speculate this is most likely a design feature in anticipation of the extent of noise these earphones were able to isolate.
Noise isolation is probably the greatest selling point of these earphones. It offers very good noise isolation in the sense that this set of earphones literally act as ear plugs.

Final verdict is that these earphones aren't anything spectacular to be praising it about, yet it isn't a poor build either. It seems to try too hard to be of a quality that would rival sennheiser, but it fails to perform when it comes to it. Just a little bit better than the bog standard head/earphones, but not quite good enough to compete with those at the slightly higher end of the spectrum in the similar price range.


Stand Case Cover Shield Red for iPHONE 4S and 4+ Two FREE Front LCD Screen Protectors
Stand Case Cover Shield Red for iPHONE 4S and 4+ Two FREE Front LCD Screen Protectors

4.0 out of 5 stars Good enough!, 17 April 2012
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This Iphone case is not only stylish but also practical (for those wishing to have a portable stand for their phone). The stand woks as shown in the display picture on the product page. The only issue with the stand is that it is a minor (but not one that compromises on function) protrusion from the case, therefore do not expect your phone to lie completely flat when placed on a surface. Despite this, the phone will still lie securely where its placed and will not roll or slide unless it is under extreme circumstances.

I have on occasions dropped my phone, and the case does do a good job in protecting it from being scratched/damaged. On the other hand, the case itself is not as durable as one might initially thing. It doesn't break easily and it hasn't broken for me yet (which is good), but do expect some minor cosmetic damage to the case (i.e. scratches to the case whereby the colour has come off following a hard fall).


iGadgitz Black Eva Hard Case Cover for Western Digital My Passport Essential USB Portable External Hard Drives 160gb, 250gb & 320gb
iGadgitz Black Eva Hard Case Cover for Western Digital My Passport Essential USB Portable External Hard Drives 160gb, 250gb & 320gb
Offered by iGadgitz
Price: £12.99

4.0 out of 5 stars Does what its made to do!, 3 July 2011
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Have had this case for around 2 years now and its still carrying out its main function (protection of product) well.
Very durable and very easy to use.

My only discrepency with this product is that my case did not come with the two straps as shown in the pictures to hold the external hard drive in place. So instead I resorted to placing the hard drive in the fishnet pocket which so far has done the job well enough. Whether there was a problem with the batch I received I have no idea, but did not really notice it till it was too late.

Some people may find that this case can come across as a bit bulky for what it protects, but otherwise it is a fantastic product and a worthwhile investment.


The Way Of Shadows: Book 1 of the Night Angel
The Way Of Shadows: Book 1 of the Night Angel
by Brent Weeks
Edition: Paperback

6 of 7 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars A hope for a movie adaptation, 11 Jun. 2011
This book fails to deliver in many areas. I am not even sure if one can argue that this is actually a novel!
It begins well....very well in fact. The quality at first was enough to draw the reader in, but after the first few chapters or so the quality of the writing became more and more incosistent.

However, the shortcomings came hard and fast after those first few chapters. Instead of descriptives to paint a vivid picture of the world of "the way of shadows", it moved much of its focus on the dialogue, thus turning the entire 'novel' to read very much like a play. In between each dialogue, you get a small description on the actions that each character took. Nothing elaborate, and nothing elegant. Nothing that really makes much of this 'novel' memorable. If I wanted to read dialogues, I personally would rather watch the film of it. There was even this scene where the story flips back and forth between two different scenes/events simultaneously to show that these two events were happening at roughly the same time. This would work well in a movie. It would also work well in a book, but it was poorly exectuted to say the least. Which led me to conclude that this 'novel' appears to be a poor attempt by the author to make a quick buck in hope that someone would make a movie adaptation of this trilogy.

In all fairness, the plot is the only main selling point of this 'novel'. Though I must advise all who wish to read this book should atleast be prepared to read through masses and masses of less than innovative literature. I would also advise one to have a very open mind, and a very broad imagination as certain scenes like the one mentioned above will require one to fill in much of the blanks and incosistencies that this novel fails to fill in.


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