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The Last Farewell
The Last Farewell
Offered by Giant Entertainment
Price: 2.35

2.0 out of 5 stars Bit disappointing, 28 Oct 2013
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This review is from: The Last Farewell (Audio CD)
If you're a Roger Whittaker fan I'd give this edition a swerve as it's far from his best compilation and the quality of some of the tracks is questionablel. Also, the "live" track is tediously presented.


Flextec Graphite Carbon Fibre Sumo XS Fly Rod for Trout Reservoir Lake River Stream Fly Rod 4 piece Fly Fishing Trout Rod, Sea Trout, Salmon Grilse fishing Rod 9ft and 10ft in sizes 5/6, 6/7, 7/8
Flextec Graphite Carbon Fibre Sumo XS Fly Rod for Trout Reservoir Lake River Stream Fly Rod 4 piece Fly Fishing Trout Rod, Sea Trout, Salmon Grilse fishing Rod 9ft and 10ft in sizes 5/6, 6/7, 7/8
Offered by Tackle Discounts
Price: 49.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Good value, 28 Oct 2013
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I bought this rod mainly to replace a similar two-piece rod, wanting the convenience of the three-piece in transit.
I've awarded 4 stars on the basis of the price; if it had been at the supposed 249.99 price (not sure if one was ever sold at that price?) then it would probably have been 2, or at most 3, stars.
That's not a serious criticism, as it does most of what it says it should.
It's a good distance caster but not great. During the two outings I've had with it I've had six very protracted and spirited battles with rainbow trout, and the rod performed very well during playing the fish, bending almost double on each occasion at times.
The butt end is good, with a nice reel seating, fighting butt and cork finish.
It packs away nicely into a sturdy case.
All in all, not bad at all.


Lacuna
Lacuna
Price: 0.00

0 of 3 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars I read it, so you don't have to., 28 Oct 2013
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This review is from: Lacuna (Kindle Edition)
(Spoiler warning!)
How can one feel short changed by a novel that was zero cost (on kindle)?
I have a weakness for books in general, such that I rarely finish reading one before the end. This one tested that to the Nth degree, as it should have been clear from the clunky writing and awkwardly developing plot that this was going nowhere. However, some way into the story the interesting concept developed that by a ship going into hyperdrive (or whatever) then a singularity would/could result (this being the supposed reason why aliens attack earth, to stop such eventualities). Great, some real Sci-fi in prospect. After that, however, the issue never arose again, despite ships repeatedly going into and out of hyperdrive. The tedious and totally unbelievable romance storyline did recur however, on, and on, and on. Totally irrelevant to what the story should and could have become. It made me suspect that "David Adams" is female. (No slight intended to female writers, just that some things emerge from their writing that doesn't from most men's).
Total rubbish; one star awarded because zero stars isn't an option.


The Casual Vacancy
The Casual Vacancy
Price: 2.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant, 20 Oct 2013
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I downloaded this because I was short of something to read on holiday and for the flight home. I'd read some mixed reviews so expected it to be ok. It wasn't, it was absolutely fantastic. Anyone who doubts that Pagford could be so snotty, the Fields so sh*tty, or parish councillors so petty, simply hasn't been there! The emotions, language, sentiments, in-marriage cruelty, teen-angst, pomposity and sheer pointlessness are all spot-on. This is not for Harry Potter fans, it's for grown ups.


The Best Of Lindisfarne
The Best Of Lindisfarne
Price: 6.42

3.0 out of 5 stars Foggy Tyne memories, 20 Oct 2013
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This review is from: The Best Of Lindisfarne (Audio CD)
Having been part of the north east scene in the 70/s and 80/s this should have been on my shelf long ago. Not because it's brilliant, because only two or three tracks are, but it's still a collection from a classic band of the time that epitomised the era.


Dan Dare: Spacefleet Operations Manual (Owner's Workshop Manual) (Haynes Owners' Workshop Manuals)
Dan Dare: Spacefleet Operations Manual (Owner's Workshop Manual) (Haynes Owners' Workshop Manuals)
by Rod Barzilay
Edition: Hardcover
Price: 11.89

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Nostalgia, 20 Oct 2013
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Bought it simply for nostalgic reasons and it delivered handsomely. Well illustrated throughout, plenty of backstories etc. Worth it for any ex-Eagle fan.


Magnet (Lacuna)
Magnet (Lacuna)
Price: 0.00

1.0 out of 5 stars Life's too short, 20 Oct 2013
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This review is from: Magnet (Lacuna) (Kindle Edition)
Even given the fact it was free on kindle, this (very) short story was simply unbelievably bad. They should pay you to read it (and edit, correct etc as is badly needed).


The Notice
The Notice
Price: 0.77

4.0 out of 5 stars Novel perspective, 9 Nov 2012
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This review is from: The Notice (Kindle Edition)
For those, like me, who'd only read historical documentation about the Balkans conflicts this short novel is a useful and interesting opportunity to try to feel what it must have been like to live in that civil war zone, and to escape from it.
Worth the time and small cost.


Yorkshire's Flying Pickets
Yorkshire's Flying Pickets
by B Elliott
Edition: Paperback
Price: 8.66

3.0 out of 5 stars Earthy, 9 Nov 2012
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I'd read accounts of the 84-85 dispute from the chairman of the NCB and heard multiple accounts from the G/Sec of the NUM, so this "street level" account was a good complement to those. I didn't expect a literary work, so was not disappointed on that score, although the editor could have been a little more effective. Well worth a read for anyone interested in the social history of industrial relations.


FLY FISHING BASICS - 101 FLY FISHING TIPS AND TRICKS on A CD
FLY FISHING BASICS - 101 FLY FISHING TIPS AND TRICKS on A CD
Offered by The_HouseShop
Price: 3.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars How basic is basic?, 23 Aug 2012
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All in all I was not dissatisfied with the purchase, but mainly because of the freebies (extra documents in pdf etc) that accompanied it.
The main purchase was a bit too basic. It was also irritating in making many assumptions about the reader's level of knowledge, which if genuinely aimed at the newcomer were ill-founded. It was also badly written; a couple of hours under the eye of an experienced editor would have made it so much better.


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