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Funny Face [Special Edition] [DVD] [1957]
Funny Face [Special Edition] [DVD] [1957]
Dvd ~ Fred Astaire
Price: 6.26

5.0 out of 5 stars Funny Face, 1 Jun 2011
A real classic. An era gone by and unrepeatable- a perfect fusion of a popular fable, music, lyrics and cinematography. Full of natural charm, great to watch from a charmless world of today.


Sverre Fehn: The Pattern of Thoughts
Sverre Fehn: The Pattern of Thoughts
by Per Olaf Fjeld
Edition: Hardcover
Price: 36.28

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Lone wolf, 3 Jan 2011
Great sensitive architect pursuing own vision.
The vision was of honesty and beauty irrespective of fashion but his own response to the world and some of the basic questions. Very well produced book.


The Complete Short Stories of Ernest Hemingway
The Complete Short Stories of Ernest Hemingway
by Ernest Hemingway
Edition: Library Binding
Price: 21.08

1 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Less is more, 3 Jan 2011
Unrepeatable style of austerity but imbued with meaning and nuances. painstakingly produced art that had a very few followers- mainly unsuccessful. Great art.


A Sudden Dawn: A Martial Arts Novel: 1
A Sudden Dawn: A Martial Arts Novel: 1
by Goran Powell
Edition: Paperback
Price: 8.45

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A Sudden Dawn by Goran Powell- An Appreciation, 19 Oct 2010
The reading of Sudden Dawn by Goran Powell was effortless, making the reader getting engrossed in the subject so vividly depicted through rich dialogues. The enjoyment stemmed mainly from the way chapters smoothly lead from one action to another in a brisk way as if watching a film.
As in the previous book "Waking Dragon" but perhaps more in this novel that is firmly based in history, "Sudden Dawn" succeeds in tying together the morality and the philosophy of martial arts by subtly interweaving them throughout the narrative.
To live through the achievements of legendary character of Budhidharma with Kuang growing up through suffering to follow "The Way" and some unforgettable scenes like the travel through Tibet towards Shaolin Temple in China through ragged mountains but amazingly beautiful landscape, was a treat.
The fight for life in the rapids of Yangzee river and new rebirth of the main characters, the charming and tender account of the tea time with the Chinese lady, the lovely profile of Liang , her bravery , intelligence and her self-sacrifice tend to remain buried in one's mind for a very long time . Highly recommended.
Nevena Simovic


United Nude Women's Mono Eamz Heel Purple 5 UK
United Nude Women's Mono Eamz Heel Purple 5 UK

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars sense of wonder, 5 May 2010
there is a proof how every field of human creativity contains room for exciting innovation. Keep an open mind and one thing leads to another.


Dans Paris
Dans Paris

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Film Music for Dans Paris, 5 Feb 2010
This review is from: Dans Paris (Audio CD)
When Miles Davis demonstrated the importance of film music by writing the score for Lift to the Scaffold he sat some very high standards.
Dans Paris came near to offering a score that not only enhances the mood of the basic theme but stands on its own as a melee of jazz piano and vocal pieces that are of exceptional quality.
This record is well worth having for all the subtle jazz enthusiasts.


Waking Dragons: A Martial Artist Faces His Ultimate Test
Waking Dragons: A Martial Artist Faces His Ultimate Test
by Goran Powell
Edition: Paperback
Price: 4.91

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars An unexpected way to Wisdom, 13 Aug 2006
Not having known anything about Martial Arts until I opened this book I could not lay it down until I finished reading it.

Goran Powell's style and the sheer informality and simplicity of presentation contributed to the nobility of the subject.

The book quietly celebrates reaching the satisfaction through perserverance, struggle against all odds, discipline and concentration.

Well done and I thoroughly recommend it.


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