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Hi-Tec Eurotrek Waterproof, Men's Hiking Boots, Dark Brown, 9 UK
Hi-Tec Eurotrek Waterproof, Men's Hiking Boots, Dark Brown, 9 UK
Offered by Coast and Country Soles
Price: £39.50

3.0 out of 5 stars Are they the same shape., 3 Nov. 2013
I bought a pair with the same serial number and size as these a few years ago from a shop. I have wide feet and after trying them on they were very, very comfortable. The ones I bought in October from amazon were definitely narrower. They are tight on my feet. If I had tried these boots on in a shop I would not have bought them!!
Also the laces are too short to tie properly!


Remanufactured CL-41 Colour Ink Cartridge for Canon Printers
Remanufactured CL-41 Colour Ink Cartridge for Canon Printers
Offered by Printer Basics
Price: £7.74

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars ink refill, 18 Feb. 2012
this remanufactured ink cartridge fitted the printer which is always a worry when you have a fairly old printer and you aren't getting the manufacturers part. prints perfectly and the colours are fine. good value for money. efficient service from the company. would use again.


2 X Cooker Hood Filters With Grease Saturation Indicator (UNIVERSAL) Filter Size: 570 x 470mm Superior Quality BIODEGRADABLE
2 X Cooker Hood Filters With Grease Saturation Indicator (UNIVERSAL) Filter Size: 570 x 470mm Superior Quality BIODEGRADABLE
Offered by Suds-Online
Price: £1.85

5.0 out of 5 stars cooker hood filter, 6 Jan. 2012
arrived promptly and as advertised. no problems and would recommend the product. easy to fit. can't say how long it will last as we have only had it for a month.


HP Copy A4 Paper - 80gsm
HP Copy A4 Paper - 80gsm
Price: £17.08

3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars not so cheap copy paper, 18 April 2011
thought this was cheap when buying but have seen the exact same paper in many places now including tesco at a cheaper price. paper itself is good quality and amazon delivery and service was excellent as usual.
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The Weed That Strings the Hangman's Bag (FLAVIA DE LUCE MYSTERY)
The Weed That Strings the Hangman's Bag (FLAVIA DE LUCE MYSTERY)
by Alan Bradley
Edition: Paperback
Price: £8.99

4.0 out of 5 stars the weed that strings the hangman's bag, 16 Mar. 2011
The weed that strings the hangman's bag by Alan Bradley.

Set in rural England in 1950 The weed that strings the hangman's bag by Alan Bradley very deliberately recreates the feel of classic English detective fiction but with a modern twist. The heroine and 'detective' is Flavia de Luce a precocious eleven year old girl with a passion for poisons and chemicals of all sorts. Flavia is never surprised by anything with a scientific foundation. Everything from pregnancy to cannabis is dealt with in an unshocked and logical manner, which at times is a little hard to totally believe in. Even though Flavia's family is unconventional she can't be immune from the social norms of her class and time. However, when it comes to matters of emotion she becomes an endearing and very believable child again. Flavia's mother is dead and her father pre-occupied with stamp collecting. Her two older sisters Daffy and Feely find their refuge in books and tease Flavia quite cruelly that she is adopted or that their mother rejected her. Chemistry is at once her own refuge and her means of revenge for these taunts. The village of Bishop's Lacey is the archetypal English village of vintage detective fiction with its cast of odd characters and people with a past. These flit on and off the stage playing their appointed parts in giving clues and background. Their virtue in this book is that Alan Bradley makes them relevant to us 60 years distant from their setting in a way that the original books of the genre can't. The centrepiece of the book is a puppet show; another thing now vanished from our calendar of modern entertainments. The master puppeteer crashes to the floor in the middle of the performance and Flavia, in the audience, is quick to realise that it is no accident. The rest of the book is, as you would expect, devoted to the solving of the mystery with Flavia rendering the 'real' police investigation basically irrelevant. There is a fine line, for a mystery writer, between giving too much away and making the plot so convoluted as to be meaningless. Mr Bradley straddles this divide with confidence and credibility. The outcome is satisfying for the attentive reader and here too we have a modern twist to the vintage tale in the technical abilities of the murderer and how they were acquired. It's hard to portray this to the reader of this review without divulging the murderer's identity. I enjoyed the symmetry of murderer and sleuth as technical experts unusual for their time and society.

This is the second book in the Flavia series and I have not read the first - The sweetness at the bottom of the pie. In The weed that strings the hangman's bag Flavia comes to us a well-developed character with a history and personality. Her extended family and their retainers are also interesting and the author has a good ear for dialogue and speech patterns. There is plenty of scope for everyone to develop in further novels and as long as the author keeps the omniscient side of Flavia's personality in check she will remain an endearing mix of intuition and logic, worldliness and innocence.


Gelert Ascent Trekking Poles(pair) - Royal/Yellow Trim
Gelert Ascent Trekking Poles(pair) - Royal/Yellow Trim
Offered by RAVIDAY

5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars walking poles, 28 Jan. 2011
cheapest i could find and they do the job. telescopic in 2 parts not 3 so still quite long even when at their shortest. material seems sturdy and i've used them quite a few times now. the anti shock mechanism rattles a bit as you walk which is a bit annoying but all in all does what it says on the tin.


Amefa Vintage Harley 16 Piece 4 Person Cutlery Set - Gift Boxed
Amefa Vintage Harley 16 Piece 4 Person Cutlery Set - Gift Boxed
Offered by Emporium Cookshop & Homewares
Price: £14.32

4 of 6 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars cutlery, 27 Dec. 2010
prompt delivery from amazon as always. item as described. fairly good quality for the price i paid. not as bendy as other cheapies i have tried.


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