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The Man Without a Face: The Unlikely Rise of Vladmir Putin
The Man Without a Face: The Unlikely Rise of Vladmir Putin
Price: £6.99

4.0 out of 5 stars Insider view of Russian aspirations, 24 Aug. 2015
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Fascinating book about Putin's background and state of Russia today. A disturbing account of self-aggrandisement and corruption.


Intex Swim Center Family Inflatable Pool, 103" X 69" X 22", for Ages 6+
Intex Swim Center Family Inflatable Pool, 103" X 69" X 22", for Ages 6+
Price: £18.99

4.0 out of 5 stars Fun pool for youngsters, 24 Aug. 2015
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You need electric inflatable pump or it takes ages to blow up the two sections ....otherwise it,s good size and Seems robust. The green rather startling!


Angerer A-Frame Protective Cover for Swing Seat (Swing not included)
Angerer A-Frame Protective Cover for Swing Seat (Swing not included)
Price: £54.36

3.0 out of 5 stars Misleading colour, 24 Aug. 2015
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.looked greenish in photo but...is corn yellow so rather bright. Rather stiff material but very sturdy and does the job ok.


Along the Enchanted Way: A Story of Love and Life in Romania
Along the Enchanted Way: A Story of Love and Life in Romania
by William Blacker
Edition: Paperback
Price: £12.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Unknown land, 30 Dec. 2013
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Rumania is a country little known to the majority of readers. This charmingly innocent story follows its hero into the vanished world of the Rumanian peasant and shows us the happier side of rural life before materialism drew the younger generation to the bright lights of the city.


Leonardo da Vinci : The First Scientist
Leonardo da Vinci : The First Scientist
by Michael White
Edition: Paperback
Price: £9.99

5.0 out of 5 stars The other side of Leonardo, 30 Dec. 2013
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After reading this book the real Leonardo came alive. The paintings are peripheral to his great search for answers to how the world functions scientifically. During this mighty endeavour we are taken into court and papal intrigues and finally to his close relationship with the King of France.


The Defeat Of The Spanish Armada
The Defeat Of The Spanish Armada
by Garrett Mattingly
Edition: Paperback
Price: £12.99

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A real classic, 30 Dec. 2013
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Fantastic book ....great prose and a spell-binding subject. The characters emerge with all their human failings and foibles. The tale cannot quite hold its fascination after Gravelines when the Spanish fleet falls apart on its return to Spain but that's the fault of history....until then it's a rip roaring adventure.


Z-WINDUPS - Charley The Clown
Z-WINDUPS - Charley The Clown
Offered by Catfish Kids
Price: £4.01

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars ingenious Charley, 16 Jun. 2013
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natty little toy which causes much amusement and fascination to our youngster - probably a hazard to babies still putting everything in their mouths but with parental care a great little toy. It has 2 different actions- one whizzing round on his bottom , the other with his legs in the air.


Early Rider Spherovelo Red
Early Rider Spherovelo Red
Price: £62.30

14 of 14 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Engineers' delight!, 14 Jan. 2013
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Ingenious toy - our baby boy (just 1 yr.) enjoys working out the different mechanisms of the roller balls on the bottom almost as much as riding on it (which requires a deal of concentration for his age and small size, and abundant parental guidance!).
This will ease as his legs get stronger and more co-ordinated - it's a terrific machine - he also uses it to practise walking by holding onto the handle and pushing it backwards! It arrived in good time and well packaged.


Mulholland and Bailie Push Along Dalmatian Baby Walker Small
Mulholland and Bailie Push Along Dalmatian Baby Walker Small

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars prompt & perfect, 14 Jan. 2013
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Soft & friendly - comfy & safe. Stable & not too fast - a little difficulty turning corners for smalls but good for learning!
We all love it - and it arrived before expected.


Treason of the Heart
Treason of the Heart
by David Pryce-Jones
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £17.99

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars disappoihtment, 15 Nov. 2012
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This review is from: Treason of the Heart (Hardcover)
This looked like a really interesting project - but having laboured through chapter after chapter of lists of people who were "traitors of the beart" I wondered 1) if it was an expanded thesis 2) if a bit of judicious cutting might have improved it 3) if he wouldn't have done better to take fewer cases and developed each one more thoroughly. Some of the characters showed potential and likewise books about them cited in the text. It was a non fiction book club choice - but reading it turned out to be a bit of a labour.


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