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Approaching Zero: Data Crime and the Computer Underworld
Approaching Zero: Data Crime and the Computer Underworld
by Bryan Clough
Edition: Paperback

5.0 out of 5 stars Hack the Planet!, 9 Sep 2013
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Classic book about hacking, it has the origins of hacking, phreaking etc and it is an interesting and well written book. It is old but it does the job educating one about the history of how it all started with the taking advantage of the dial tones to get free calls to dumpster diving for information to access servers illegally. I loved it I think if you have an interest in this so will you. I especially loved the handles used by the hackers Fry Guy is my favourite. I first read this book years ago in secondary school lent to me by a real IT geek and I am glad I got my hands on another copy. Do check it out well worth the money.

ZP


Hallways Bean Bag Refill 6 Cubic Feet Of Polystyrene Beans Hallways ®
Hallways Bean Bag Refill 6 Cubic Feet Of Polystyrene Beans Hallways ®
Offered by HallwaysHouseholdTextiles
Price: £10.01

5.0 out of 5 stars Just want it says on the order, 9 Sep 2013
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Arrived on time by Royal mail so I had no problems at all receiving it, it filled up my beanbag prefectly and there was loads to spare. Kept the shape so far so good and the price was amazing it was three times the amount I got for less the price I paid for one of the leading shops on the high street.

Thank you for the excellent service and fast processing.
I recommend them if you need to fill a beanbag up and have some more to spare.

ZP


Louis Vuitton: 100 Legendary Trunks: The History of the Travel Trunk
Louis Vuitton: 100 Legendary Trunks: The History of the Travel Trunk
by Pierre-Leon Forte
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £45.50

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars If you love LV trunks this is just trunk porn, 9 Sep 2013
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I saw this book while I was in Harrods and flicked through the pages in amazement, I have seen quite a few LV trunks in collectors hands and love the amount of detail put into them. I knew they were used in the days of liners and stored outside of cars. But the amount of vintage and modern designs do blow my mind, I can imagine people putting medical equipment into one of these but I saw one with designed as a shower it is something you expect Jeeves to pull out for Bertie Wooster to use when he somewhere that requires such an over the top item. It is a lot cheaper to buy it on Amazon compared to a normal bookstore, shipping was free and it arrived quickly as predicted.
This is a great investment as the photos are of high quality and extremely detailed. I can't rave more about this book, I love it and I am sure if you are interested in trunks LV is the one brand which most people collect. If you can't afford the original trunks you might as well settle for second best this beautiful book.
Thanks for reading ZP


Savile Row: The Master Tailors of British Bespoke
Savile Row: The Master Tailors of British Bespoke
by James Sherwood
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £38.50

8 of 9 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Amazing photos and write up of the tailors of savile row, 9 Dec 2011
I kept a close eye on this book when it was being written and launched. I was really excited as there are not a lot of books about men's tailoring out there and this was a bold piece of writing that had a lot going for it. I was not disappointed, the photos are stunning, the brief history of each tailor was just enough to teach you something personal about the different tailors on the row.

It also mentions famous tailors such as Mark Powell who is not on Saville row, I went to check out his shop which is near Carnaby street and it was really nice to see this book in his collection of books about mensware. If you are interested in mens clothing from the black tie to casual suits in a funky style this is a great book to add to your library.

It is well worth it and you wouldn't be disappointed.


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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Amazing soap that leaves your skin nice and soft, 4 Dec 2011
Amazing soap that leaves your skin nice and soft without a perfume scent and it is lovely. I wish it was just bigger so it would last longer as I use it so often. The quality of the soap is amazing it is worth the money and on my sensitive skin it does the job perfectly.

I would advise people to buy it and feel the difference after you have used it.


100 Years of Menswear
100 Years of Menswear
by Cally Blackman
Edition: Paperback

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Amazing historical menswear book, 4 Dec 2011
This review is from: 100 Years of Menswear (Paperback)
If you are a normal bloke that wants to dress up as a Dandy and would like a better idea what to wear. This book is the book for you, it gives an excellent write up about the history of Menswear and the illustrations are spot on.

I wanted to bring it to my tailor and show him the illustrations and say I want that one :D

It is hard to find a good menswear book and to see this book it brings me smile to my face as I love seeing what men wore in the past. Sometimes a certain style of jacket will last throughout the ages and you can look at the different styles and know that you would look great with such a lovely book.

You can't go wrong with this purchase.

Buy it!


The Little Book of Ties (The Little Book Series)
The Little Book of Ties (The Little Book Series)
by François Chaille
Edition: Paperback

5.0 out of 5 stars What an excellent little book full of information, 4 Dec 2011
I love this little book, it has some great illustrations and they are funny from a great style point. The information is there and it is to the point and not excessive in some other books I have read. It has the history and evolution of the tie, the different types of ties and the advice on how to tie a tie :D

The photos are great and the detail of the different types of ties gives me ideas on what I should buy next time I am in the tie department of a luxuary store.

I hope this helps.


Aurora 13-inch Moomin Soft Toy
Aurora 13-inch Moomin Soft Toy
Offered by MMP Living
Price: £17.83

4.0 out of 5 stars Cute, cuddly and lovely toy my GF loves it, 4 Dec 2011
= Durability:4.0 out of 5 stars  = Fun:4.0 out of 5 stars  = Educational:4.0 out of 5 stars 
The price is amazing, I have seen this Moomin in a local shop and the price was a bit high so went onto Amazon to check it out and found this seller. The shipping was fast, the quality is what I expected and it is cute as hell... The fact I saved on the moomin via Amazon pleased me and the final result from my gf is that she loves it and I am very pleased.

I have had it for a while now and it is still in great shape as my gf loves to cuddle it in bed lol


Preppy: Cultivating Ivy Style
Preppy: Cultivating Ivy Style
by Jeffrey Banks
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £25.00

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Lots of photos and good as a reference book, 4 Dec 2011
Lots of photos of different US clothing companies that love that Preppy look, good reference and images are of a high res. If you are into the Preppy style and would like to know a bit more than this book is for you. It talks about the origins of the style and how it has had changes through the years and finally what has made it so popular in fashion for it to last.

I quite like the book as a simple straight forward book about the preppy style. As always a book like this the images speak for themselves. If you collect Men's fashion books this would be a good addition.


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