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Grunwerg 300ml Drinkpod Stainless Steel Vacuum Flask Flame Red - HCF-300R
Grunwerg 300ml Drinkpod Stainless Steel Vacuum Flask Flame Red - HCF-300R
Offered by WOWOOO
Price: £9.10

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Hot coffee for hours!, 15 Jun 2014
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Tea and coffee still almost too hot to drink after 3 or 4 hours in the pod. Went for the slightly larger size which hold a mug of coffee. Very neat and easy to carry around.


The Railway Detective (Railway Detective 1)
The Railway Detective (Railway Detective 1)
by Edward Marston
Edition: Paperback
Price: £5.59

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Nothing much to report, 15 Jun 2014
Thin plot, shallow characters. At least it didn't take long to read as it just gallops along from one thing to the next without any suspense. Rather like a heritage-themed railway excursion.


The Lost Luggage Porter (Jim Stringer)
The Lost Luggage Porter (Jim Stringer)
by Andrew Martin
Edition: Paperback
Price: £5.59

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Lost Luggage Porter, 26 Feb 2012
I like Andrew Martin's detective. I am not a great fan of the genre, but this one appeals to me. He is not really a maverick or outsider in the usual style, apart from an over-fondness for railways and a tendency to act or speak his mind when it might be wiser not to do so. The storylines might not be particularly sophistocated, but what makes these books work is the atmosphere Martin creates, the array of odd yet recognisable characters, and the earthy sense of humour. The Edwardian era is conjured up without excessive detail but with just the right balance of description and an authentic-feeling dialogue. It probably helps to be fond of railways and steam engines, but it is not essential. I think the best works have been the Lost Luggage Porter and the Last Train to Scarborough, and I am enjoying Somme Stations at the moment.


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