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Berlitz: Marrakesh Pocket Guide (Berlitz Pocket Guides)
Berlitz: Marrakesh Pocket Guide (Berlitz Pocket Guides)
Price: 4.79

5.0 out of 5 stars Useful Guide, 31 Jan 2014
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A nice compact description of the sights, sounds and history of Marrakesh and its surroundings. As usual in this series it contains lots of useful maps and travel advice.


The Killing of Richard III: Wars of the Roses I
The Killing of Richard III: Wars of the Roses I
by Robert Farrington
Edition: Paperback
Price: 6.29

4.0 out of 5 stars Blood and Thunder, 31 Jan 2014
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Imaginative historical fiction - lots of gore, excitement, sex and guesswork. Historical and fictional personalities well-mixed. A good holiday read but not to be taken too seriously. My GGM was a Farrington and like Richard III, I am half-Nevill - hence my interest


The Last Days of Richard III and the fate of his DNA: the Book that Inspired the Dig
The Last Days of Richard III and the fate of his DNA: the Book that Inspired the Dig
by John Ashdown-Hill
Edition: Paperback
Price: 6.99

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4.0 out of 5 stars The identification of Richard III, 12 Jan 2014
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This is a description of the genealogical techniques used in the identification of the remains of the skeleton found in a Leicester car park following a very detailed discussion of of the events in the daily life of Richard III before and during the Battle of Bosworth Supplemented by detailed appendices and notes. A book for the historian.


La Cafetiere Replacement Beaker 8 Cup Suitable for La Cafetiere Cafetieres
La Cafetiere Replacement Beaker 8 Cup Suitable for La Cafetiere Cafetieres

5.0 out of 5 stars It works, 12 Jan 2014
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Replacing a broken predecessor Fits the previous bits and pieces perfectly as one would hope for a reputable company and was undammaged by delivery through the post


How England Made the English: From Why We Drive on the Left to Why We Don't Talk to Our Neighbours
How England Made the English: From Why We Drive on the Left to Why We Don't Talk to Our Neighbours
by Harry Mount
Edition: Paperback
Price: 6.99

1 of 7 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars A social and scientific study, 12 Jan 2014
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An interesting description of how the behaviour and temperament of the present day English people is related to the geography, geology, topology and history of the various regions of the country.


The King's Grave: The Search for Richard III
The King's Grave: The Search for Richard III
by Philippa Langley
Edition: Hardcover
Price: 17.80

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Details of the search for the grave and the history of the subject, 12 Jan 2014
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A very clearly written account of the events that lead up to the search and finding of the skeleton of Richard III in a Leicester car park interspersed with chapters on the background history, life and final demise of the subject. The science and archaelogical aspects are very clearly set out. It takes a favourable view of the king as a man of his times without setting him up for latter-day "canonisation" A must read for anyone wanting to know the details of this remarkable result.


Richard III: The King in the Car Park
Richard III: The King in the Car Park
by Terry Breverton
Edition: Hardcover
Price: 11.89

5 of 8 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Henry VII Propaganda, 12 Jan 2014
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This book does a better job than Shakespeare's play in smearing Richard's name and achievements. Whilst not denying Henry's achievements and that history would be a lot different without him as related in this book my own opinion is the many of Richard's so-called crimes are (in terms of the Scots type of verdict) "Non proven". Richard was a man of his times and his actions were largely governed by the need to survive in a "jungle" full of equally unscrupulous adveraries. An interesting read counterbalancing the recent promotion of the "Car Park King". The writing is very detailed and occasionally somewhat repetitive.
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Playfair Cricket Annual 2013
Playfair Cricket Annual 2013
by Ian Marshall
Edition: Paperback
Price: 6.39

5.0 out of 5 stars Annual purchase, 26 Jun 2013
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Buy one every year - Concise summary of previous seaons matches and statistics. Easy to check items when watching matches or listening to commentary


Panasonic RP-SDRB32GAK 32GB Class 10 SDHC Memory Card
Panasonic RP-SDRB32GAK 32GB Class 10 SDHC Memory Card

4.0 out of 5 stars Addition to Camcorder capacity, 26 Jun 2013
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Not really had a chance to test it properly as yet but seems to work ok on a brief trial Should now be able to make longer vieo recordings


Berlitz: Australia Pocket Guide (Berlitz Pocket Guides)
Berlitz: Australia Pocket Guide (Berlitz Pocket Guides)
by Ken Bernstein
Edition: Paperback
Price: 5.24

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Useful guide book, 26 Jun 2013
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Useful for visiting Australia. Helpful descriptions of places and travel information. Good reference after return . Essential travel item for visitng down under


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