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Panasonic ES-RT51 Wet and Dry Triple-Blade Men's Shaver
Panasonic ES-RT51 Wet and Dry Triple-Blade Men's Shaver

2.0 out of 5 stars Disappointing, 30 Dec 2013
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I bought this razor on the basis of good reviews here, and at first I was happy with it. After six months or so I changed my mind, as it started to loose its charge and to stop shaving when the display showed it still had 60% left. At best it shaves for a week at a charge.


Alan M. Turing: Centenary Edition
Alan M. Turing: Centenary Edition
by Lyn Irvine
Edition: Hardcover
Price: 17.99

3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars A collectors' item for Turing enthusiasts, 5 May 2012
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It is good to have Sara Turing's biography of her son made available in his centenary year, even if it perhaps tells the reader as much about her as about him. His brother's attitude to Alan's homosexuality is a frightening reminder of attitudes in what I assume were the 1950s, though there seems to be no indication of when the memoir as published here was written. [Reference is made (page xiv) to an earlier version of the document, but only one brief extract is provided.]

Though beautifully produced, I was disappointed to find a book from a distinguished academic press lacking an index. I was also surprised to see two different expansions of the abbreviation OBE (pages viii and 76) - neither of them correct.

Overall, this is something all Turing collectors will want for their libraries.


SearchByVerseTM Bible (KING JAMES VERSION): Fully Searchable By Book, Chapter and Verse: SEARCHABLE KJV BIBLE WITH COLOR ILLUSTRATIONS [Illustrated] (SearchByVerse ... Bible | Search By Verse Bible Book 1)
SearchByVerseTM Bible (KING JAMES VERSION): Fully Searchable By Book, Chapter and Verse: SEARCHABLE KJV BIBLE WITH COLOR ILLUSTRATIONS [Illustrated] (SearchByVerse ... Bible | Search By Verse Bible Book 1)
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11 of 22 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Missing items, 29 May 2011
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It would have been helpful to have told potential purchasers that this version of the KJV is incomplete.
Compared with the Holy Bible as published in 1611, not only does it leave out all the introductory matter - such as the dedication to King James and the essay from "The Translators to the Reader" - but it also omits all fourteen books of the Apocrypha.


Quest for Justice: Towards Homosexual Emancipation
Quest for Justice: Towards Homosexual Emancipation
by Antony Grey
Edition: Hardcover

5.0 out of 5 stars A key source for gay history, 12 Aug 2010
This is the classic account of the way the law criminalizing male homosexual acts in England and Wales was decisively changed in 1967. It was written by the Secretary of the Homosexual Law Reform Society - to which, says Harrison's 1951-70 volume of 'New Oxford History of England', "his rare combination of high-serious commitment, shrewd political effectiveness, and total lack of self-advertisement was precious indeed".
But the book is not just a dry legal and parliamentary account. It ranges far more widely over Grey's own life and activist career, before and after 1967, and is thus described in Harrison's bibliography as the most important of the studies of individual homosexuals too.
Commended, therefore, to anyone wanting to learn about the reality of gay men's life in the second half of the twentieth century as well as to social and legal historians and to gay people wanting to explore their community's own history.


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