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Righteous Release
Righteous Release
by Richard Gardner
Edition: Paperback
Price: £9.99

1.0 out of 5 stars Good idea, pity about the book, 7 Sept. 2013
This review is from: Righteous Release (Paperback)
What a shame that a better writer didn't get hold of this subject. The story of the difficult journey from a religious sect into 'the world' could have been enlightening, but the author chose to stray into politics, up to the Prime Minister, instead of concentrating on the personal issues related to David's choice, adding nothing to the main subject. There is a lack of insight into the feelings of the main character, or anybody else. Instead we have cardboard characters, banal incidents, cliches and clumsy metaphors. Poor editing - `sort' instead of `sought' and `routes' instead of `roots' - and verbal tics such as overuse of the word 'threesome' over a few pages, made it hard going. However I was amused by my favourite line
`the assortment of bags.....had to fit on the back seat in and around Helen'. `in'??
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Colonel Thomas Rainsborough: Wapping's Most Famous Soldier
Colonel Thomas Rainsborough: Wapping's Most Famous Soldier
by Lincoln S. Jones
Edition: Paperback

2.0 out of 5 stars A lightweight book about a very great man, 6 July 2013
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This book is such a let down. There are many books published about the Civil War, The Leveller Movement and the Putney Debates that carry the same information about Thomas Rainsborough. I was so disappointed , I learned nothing new at all. A bit of research would not have gone amiss


As you were, or, The Lord General Cromwel and the grand officers of the armie their remembrancer wherein as in a glass they may see the faces of their ... apostacy, ambitious breach of promise (1652)
As you were, or, The Lord General Cromwel and the grand officers of the armie their remembrancer wherein as in a glass they may see the faces of their ... apostacy, ambitious breach of promise (1652)
by John Lilburne
Edition: Paperback
Price: £12.99

5.0 out of 5 stars John Lilburne, the man Cromwell feared, 6 July 2013
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It may be written in the language of the day but it's still a first rate read.It's a criticsm of Cromwell from the man I consider to be the first english democrat. Lilburne was always a thorn in Cromwell's side. Twice he had Lilburne tried for treason but the juries would have none of it. This book takes apart all the pronouncements Cromwell made . In a nutshell "Oliver you are a hypocrite!"
Suggest before you tackle this tract you read about The Levellers by Brailsford and then John Lilburne by Grigg.


The grand plea of Lieut. Col. John Lilburne, prerogative prisoner in the Tower of London, against the present tyrannicall House of Lords, which he ... the twentieth day of October, 1647 (1647)
The grand plea of Lieut. Col. John Lilburne, prerogative prisoner in the Tower of London, against the present tyrannicall House of Lords, which he ... the twentieth day of October, 1647 (1647)
by John Lilburne
Edition: Paperback
Price: £12.99

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5.0 out of 5 stars The First English Democrat, 6 July 2013
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Anyone interested in the so called English Civil War who wants to read about the real struggles going on and not the usual "Charles Stuart and Oliver Cromwell" history should read about John Lilburne who Cromwell admitted he feared him more than the King and then read this book . It's in the language of the day but is quite easy to follow. Not a lot has changed about our "Lords and Masters" since then. It's a part of our history deliberately suppressed by the educationalists.We have a lot to thank him for particularly with regards to our judicary. This is a first rate read


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3.0 out of 5 stars Cricket Values of Years Ago, 6 July 2013
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I bought this book for solely nostalgic reasons as it took me back to my childhood. It's very dated and the game has moved on.There are still some interesting articles by the cricket giants of that period.


We Shall Not Be Moved
We Shall Not Be Moved
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5.0 out of 5 stars We Shall Not Be Moved-Pete Seeger, 8 May 2013
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One of the Peace and Labour Movement anthems. Takes me back to the struggles of the 1950's -1980's. Sung with great feeling by a man who ought to have a statue erected in his honour and should have received the Nobel Peace Prize. I defy anyone not to be moved by this rendition.


Behind the stumps
Behind the stumps
by Godfrey Evans
Edition: Hardcover

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Behind The Stumps, 28 Feb. 2013
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I'm prejudiced as Godfrey Evans was a boyhood hero of mine. Although it is a light read I thoroughly enjoyed it, bringing back many memories. This is a must for anyone interested in 1950's cricket


JJC LH-W65B 24mm Lens Hood for Canon EF
JJC LH-W65B 24mm Lens Hood for Canon EF
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Price: £10.39

2.0 out of 5 stars Look For Something Better, 21 Feb. 2013
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Very disappointed with the lenshood. It doesn't fit securely on the lens, particularly when a filter is fitted as well.It is also very fiddley to fit on . There are better substitutes on the market . As the old saying goes" You gets what you pay for"!


Desert Island Discs: 70 years of castaways
Desert Island Discs: 70 years of castaways
by Kirsty Young
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £19.99

4.0 out of 5 stars Desert Island Discs, 21 Jan. 2013
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A good bedtime read to dip into. Nothing demanding. Forgotten many of the people who had been on the programme.


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0 of 6 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars GT Max Camera Strap, 21 Jan. 2013
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It's OK Nothing special. I discarded it . As they say "You gets what you pay for" I've bought another strap much more comfortable and adaptable


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