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The Knights Templar in Yorkshire
The Knights Templar in Yorkshire
by Diane Holloway and Trish Colton
Edition: Paperback
Price: £12.99

0 of 2 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars sifting through the mud for the grain of gold, 18 Jan. 2012
this book is poorly written to say the least not only with the disjointed sentences you expect from an A level essay but also with wildly and romantically exaggerated view of the Knights Templar. "The Knights Templar became the cream of the fighting militia for Christ and the faith with a discipline second to none." to say that this is both badly worded, in accurately worded and exaggerated is to create the trend which the rest this book follows. to read this book is to be prepared sift through what is considered a romantic and childlike view of what the Templars were actually like. This book in all honesty could have done with more research, and a great deal more polishing.


The Crusades: The War for the Holy Land
The Crusades: The War for the Holy Land
by Thomas Asbridge
Edition: Paperback

0 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great Book, 2 Dec. 2011
Should be standard text for any History Student or any one interested in adding some seriouse scope and depth to their Crusade knowledge.


God's War: A New History of the Crusades
God's War: A New History of the Crusades
by Christopher Tyerman
Edition: Paperback
Price: £19.99

4 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars History Students Dream, 2 Dec. 2011
This book has all you need if you want to add some real depth to any reaserch your doing. It is acedemic it is advance, it is not for light reading or a casual read unless you know a good deal about the crusades. This should be considerd a standard text book for anyone who needs some seriouse crusade knowledge.


Nocturne (Tome of Fire)
Nocturne (Tome of Fire)
by Nick Kyme
Edition: Paperback

1 of 6 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Dull, 14 Nov. 2011
It just didnt seem to go any were. Just dull and pradictable. last two were much better. The only good point was the initiates who got my heart going abit. but acept for them well dull


Inheritance (The Inheritance cycle)
Inheritance (The Inheritance cycle)
by Christopher Paolini
Edition: Hardcover

4 of 6 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars He sold out, 14 Nov. 2011
The last book was split into two books and bulked out too much which = this and Brisinger. Its slow tirsome but if you wanna know you gotta bye it. Shame on Chris, Write for your fans not for your publisher but hay u made more money out of kids right so its ok? if you really want an image of what this guy will do for money look at the film he allowed to be made of Eragon. over all painfully slow.


The Age of Discovery (Waldorf Education Resources)
The Age of Discovery (Waldorf Education Resources)
by Charles Kovacs
Edition: Paperback
Price: £9.98

0 of 5 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Poor, 28 Mar. 2011
I am a fan of siplified simple history with is easy to read and understand. The problem with this book is it removes reality from history, anything non PC or not nice is coverd over ignored or replaced with somthing wich sounds nicer. History for children is all well and good but at this time in their learning development if you give them a grounding in history wich is urealistic it will perminantly affect their view of history in a false light. i would recomend the horrible history books over this any day as they at least tell it how it was not the sunday school lah lah version.


Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II (PC DVD)
Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II (PC DVD)

1 of 5 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars This is Not Dawn of War!!!!, 11 Mar. 2009
Why? This is not a dawn of war game. Dawn of war is charectarised by 3 factors. 1st Mass units smashing into each other and blowing up with a nice amount of blood. 2nd building your base getting the teck to win.
3rd. crushing random peolpe and mates online in brilliant easy online gaming.

This Game has none of these Factors it should of been named somthing else and released as a seprate title.

positive points!

lovly graphics.
Nice interaction. the units combat each other brilliantly.
great campainge.
army painter is good!
Tyranids!!!

Bad Points.

Steam is awfull and it takes hours to install the game! and u cannot then seel on the game or lend it to a friend it is locked to ur acount witch is stupid as the game is now ur property what u do with it should not be constricted.

U must Have an internet conection to use the game without constantly being asked to connect.

u must make a windows live acount.

the costemization seems pointless.

u can only use marines in the campainge.

the multyplayer is painfully slow to start as you now have an engine that serches fopr other peolpe of similar skill level as u. witch can take up to half an hour. also there are only six maps witch is pitifull. the games are far to short. u cannot make bases u start with one building and upgrade it but it only has 2 teck levels!

this is not what a dawn of war game should be or has been. wait for it on whie lable people!


The Ten Thousand
The Ten Thousand
by Paul Kearney
Edition: Paperback

2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars A great time killer, 26 Nov. 2008
This review is from: The Ten Thousand (Paperback)
well what to say. firstly this is not an amazing or great book. it is a good book enjoyable but it will not stick out in your mind as one of those wow i have to get his other works books. this is the equivalent of an action movie kills the time and puts a smile on your face. there arnt to many charectors he dosnet try and develop them deeply and the story line is safe. it baisicly about a greek style phalnx army being hired as mercinarys to help in a coue in a persian style empire. nice blood and killing nice action good story line and worth the read.


Artemis Fowl and the Time Paradox: 6
Artemis Fowl and the Time Paradox: 6
by Eoin Colfer
Edition: Hardcover

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars A lack lustre performance, 9 Sept. 2008
well where to start. this feels like one of those cherned out books just done to keep the people happy as if the vast majority of the creative juices have been used up. if you read this book then the first one you will believe me. in the begining of the book eion gets rid of atemis's magic as if he couldnt deside what to do with this new aspect so just got rid of it. all the aspects that made you beg for the nxt in the series has gone. his relation ship with the girl from the last one. his jenius that you could never predict, the brutality of butler when on the job. it all flys out the window. we have a scraping adventure that grates and grinds were the others flowed. you must read it if youve read the otheres but its not his best work


The Blood King: Chronicles of the Necromancer
The Blood King: Chronicles of the Necromancer
by Gail Z. Martin
Edition: Mass Market Paperback
Price: £7.99

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars like so many books could of been great., 14 July 2008
this is a frustrating book as it is good and teters on the edge of being great. anoyingly so its a good trye but just not quite there in the vast market of great authers out there. and coupled with a lacklustre and unsatisfying ending. it truly frustrates. its acseptable if you want to just read and kill time but dont expect to laugh out randomly or care about the charecters its just ok.


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