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Catalan-English/English-Catalan Dictionary & Phrasebook
Catalan-English/English-Catalan Dictionary & Phrasebook
by A. Scott Britton
Edition: Paperback
Price: £11.99

2.0 out of 5 stars Disappointing, 24 Sept. 2014
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Poorly laid out and difficult to find what you needed. It is particularly short on food-related words, including the names of fish etc. Unfortunately it the only Catalan phrasebook around.


SO-Tech Lift-o-Mat Gas piston 200 N Gas Spring Strut for Kesseböhmer
SO-Tech Lift-o-Mat Gas piston 200 N Gas Spring Strut for Kesseböhmer
Offered by S&O Handelsgesellschaft mbH
Price: £13.50

6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Does the job, fitted in seconds, arrived promptly, 7 April 2014
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Replacement struts for microwave cupboard door. Seemed expensive, but arrived very quickly, fitted in seconds by a total klutz (me!). Works perfectly. I'm considering packing in my job and seeking work as a gas strut refitter.
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Final Days
Final Days
Price: £4.29

3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars One dimensional plodding doomed Earth fantasy, 23 Sept. 2012
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Convoluted but flat space fantasy without characterisation, passion, plausibility or any subtlety at all. If this were the doomed Earth, would anyone care?


Ruth (Oxford World's Classics)
Ruth (Oxford World's Classics)
by Elizabeth Gaskell
Edition: Paperback

2 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Who could be more virtuous?, 13 Jun. 2011
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The biblical Ruth is often held up as a paragon of virtuous womanhood, but Gaskell's Ruth, for all she is a 'fallen woman', exhibits far more consistent perfection than her namesake. Of course, a novelist, and especially a novelist with a political agenda, can always fill characters with as much goodness as she likes, but the danger of creating a 'goody two shoes' which would undermine the novel's credibility, is a deterrent.

This Ruth somehow maintains her credibility in the context of a plot of impossible characters, all of whom exceed realistic experience in their purity or impurity. She may not be totally plausible but she engenders the respect and support of the reader, who comes to believe in her and the heaven we come to see that she deserves. Gaskell may create impossible plots and rely far too much on implausible coincidence, but she involves the reader emotionally whilst demonstrating the flawed values of society. She also illustrates some of the positive aspects of a world with far less moral ambiguity than today's in which duty and responsibility are valued. Does the poor accidental teenage parent of the 21st Century really have a better life experience than Gaskell's Ruth and her child?


Garden Games Cottage Croquet Set in A Storage Bag
Garden Games Cottage Croquet Set in A Storage Bag
Offered by RealSports Ltd
Price: £79.99

6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Cottage Croquet Set, 30 Sept. 2010
= Durability:3.0 out of 5 stars  = Fun:4.0 out of 5 stars  = Educational:3.0 out of 5 stars 
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Excellent garden croquet set suitable for children and adults. First one delivered was extremely dusty and had a broken mallet, but replacement is fine. Only problem is that paint on wooden balls tends to chip off.


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