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Njal's Saga (Classics)
Njal's Saga (Classics)
by M. Magnusson
Edition: Mass Market Paperback

5.0 out of 5 stars the best translation, 1 Dec 2014
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This is the translation to get of one of the greatest works of pre-modern literature. Clear, but immensely powerful.


Nokia Lumia 920 SnakeHive Branded Luxury Leather Black Wallet Case for Nokia Lumia 920 & Free Premium Screen Protector
Nokia Lumia 920 SnakeHive Branded Luxury Leather Black Wallet Case for Nokia Lumia 920 & Free Premium Screen Protector

4.0 out of 5 stars I like this case - looks smart and protects the phone ..., 1 Dec 2014
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I like this case - looks smart and protects the phone very well. And the seller was a delight to deal with.


Philosophy: The Basics (Basics (Routledge Paperback))
Philosophy: The Basics (Basics (Routledge Paperback))
by Nigel Warburton
Edition: Paperback

4.0 out of 5 stars A great place to start ..., 1 Dec 2014
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Very clear, but also, necessarily, rather shallow. The point is to give a taster, and it does that incredibly well. Also shows the reader where to go next.


In Love and War
In Love and War
by Alex Preston
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £11.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Preston's finest book - a wonderfully compelling narrative told with panache ..., 1 Dec 2014
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Preston's finest book - a wonderfully compelling narrative told with panache and delicacy. The research is lightly worn, but gives a profound resonance to the whole novel.


Semi-Invisible Man: the Life of Norman Lewis
Semi-Invisible Man: the Life of Norman Lewis
by Julian Evans
Edition: Hardcover

3.0 out of 5 stars Quite good ..., 1 Dec 2014
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Well enough written, but the best bits are cribbed from Lewis's autobiography. Read that instead. No, that's not fair. Read it instead of the first hundred pages. The rest is fine. Fascinating, enigmatic man.


HP Officejet 6700 Premium e-All-in-One Printer
HP Officejet 6700 Premium e-All-in-One Printer

4.0 out of 5 stars Does the job, 1 Dec 2014
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Like it, so far. Does a lot, and does it all quite well. Shakes about in a palsied sort of way when printing, but then most of them do. Sheet scanner with paper feeder particularly useful.


A Cab at the Door. An Autobiography: Early Years
A Cab at the Door. An Autobiography: Early Years
by V. S. Pritchett
Edition: Hardcover

5.0 out of 5 stars Perfect prose, a lost age ..., 1 Dec 2014
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Just a great, great book. Pritchett gives us a vivid portrait of a vanished age and a superb account of a mind growing in a strange family environment. The story is compelling, but what grips even more is the power and precision of Pritchett's prose. He really just writes the most perfect sentences.


I Came, I Saw: an Autobiography
I Came, I Saw: an Autobiography
by Norman Lewis
Edition: Paperback

4.0 out of 5 stars Strangely wonderful, to begin with ..., 1 Dec 2014
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The first half of this book, in which Lewis relates his upbringing at the hands of a bizarre collection of eccentric relatives is one of the funniest strangest pieces of autobiographical writing I've ever read. After that it loses its way, a little, but it's never boring. Buy it for those first hundred pages - honestly, you'll love it.


Sony ICFC218S Clock Radio (Silver) (discontinued by manufacturer)
Sony ICFC218S Clock Radio (Silver) (discontinued by manufacturer)

3.0 out of 5 stars Works OK, but the sound is very tinny. ..., 1 Dec 2014
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Works OK, but the sound is very tinny. If you just want something to wake you up, it does the job.


Dust Cleaner for Keyboards, Mobile Phones, Computers etc
Dust Cleaner for Keyboards, Mobile Phones, Computers etc
Offered by Betron Limited ( VAT Registered)
Price: £14.99

0 of 2 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Three Stars, 1 Dec 2014
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A bit crappy and pointless, really.


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