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Lamentation (The Shardlake series Book 6)
Lamentation (The Shardlake series Book 6)
Price: £5.39

5.0 out of 5 stars Another triumph for C.J. Sansom, 1 Feb. 2015
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If you love the Shardlake stories already, this will please you very much. particularly as it reminds the reader of Matthew's devotion to Catherine Parr.


Life After Life
Life After Life
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5.0 out of 5 stars Ingenious....., 15 Feb. 2014
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This review is from: Life After Life (Kindle Edition)
This has all the usual Atkinson virtues - believable characters, convincing scene-setting, warm-hearted humour, sharp dialogue - plus a new and intriguing twist to the narrative structure which works beautifully and keeps the reader on her toes.

Hugely enjoyable, and makes a clear point about how both our lives and fictional narratives can go in any direction, with diverse results.


Zebra Jimnie Gel Rollerball Pens Black Ref 11651 [Pack of 12]
Zebra Jimnie Gel Rollerball Pens Black Ref 11651 [Pack of 12]
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Price: £6.62

5.0 out of 5 stars Zebra Jimnie Gel pens, 2 Nov. 2012
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These are my favourite pens - smooth, just the right thickness of line and extremely reasonably priced from this source - what's not to like?


How To Stay Sane: The School of Life
How To Stay Sane: The School of Life
by Philippa Perry
Edition: Paperback
Price: £6.39

50 of 53 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Simplicity is the key, 21 May 2012
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Self-help books are often too long and sometimes patronising. This is short, informative, encouraging and practical. It focuses on the way the brain works, and how you can make changes to the way you think, offering a very manageable series of suggestions that you can implement almost immediately. The structure of the book is also clear and sensible: sections on self-observation, relating to others, stress and re-writing your own narratives are followed by a final section of exercises to help you develop in each of these areas. I like the way Philippa Perry has illustrated her ideas with information about research that illuminates human behaviour. She gets the balance right between explaining the theory behind her suggestions, and giving you practical advice about how to go about the pro-active business of living and reflecting on life.

Not only an interesting read, then, but the kind of book which could genuinely change your life.
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Hindle Wakes
Hindle Wakes
by Stanley Houghton
Edition: Paperback
Price: £5.01

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Borderline unreadable, 15 May 2012
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This review is from: Hindle Wakes (Paperback)
If I had known that the text was going to be 'an historic book with numerous typos, missing text, images and indexes' I wouldn't have forked out £7.95 for it. I fail to understand why the page format has been changed from the original; the layout bears little resemblance to a normal dramatic text, so reading the play is a laborious and far from enjoyable experience. Reading the Publishers Note I discover that I may be able to download 'a free copy of the original typo-free scanned book'. Which begs the question why it is apparently not possible to produce an accurate version for people to buy in the first place. Is my frustration apparent? I'm going to have a look at the website mentioned ([...]) to see if I can salvage something from this little disaster, but my advice to anyone who doesn't want the hassle is, don't buy this book.
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