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Talbot Butler Ward Charity Quiz Book: Over 150 questions to test your brain and raise cash for cancer care
Talbot Butler Ward Charity Quiz Book: Over 150 questions to test your brain and raise cash for cancer care
Price: 1.80

5.0 out of 5 stars ... little over a penny a question this book represents great value for money, 31 July 2014
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At a little over a penny a question this book represents great value for money. The questions are excellent and the cause is well worth supporting.


Selection Criteria For Dental Radiography
Selection Criteria For Dental Radiography
by K Horner
Edition: Ring-bound

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Invaluable guidance for any dental professional, 11 Feb 2014
This update edition is more comprehensive than previous editions and it goes without saying that it is much more up to date. It is easy to use and provides essential guidance. If you find yourself up before the GDC, make sure you have the comfort of knowing you have followed the FGDP(UK)'s guidance.


Pugin (Lifelines Series)
Pugin (Lifelines Series)
by John Harries
Edition: Paperback

3.0 out of 5 stars Not bad, 10 Aug 2013
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If you are looking to buy a Pugin biography buy Rosemary Hill's "God's Architect". This isn't bad (there are a few errors) but it doesn't really compare with Hill's seminal work. If you already own Hill's book you really can live without this, and would be better off buying Atterbury's "A Gothic Passion".


Jenny Plague-Bringer (The Paranormals, Book 4)
Jenny Plague-Bringer (The Paranormals, Book 4)
Price: 2.45

3.0 out of 5 stars A book too far?, 10 Aug 2013
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This isn't a bad book, and it could have been very good. But it felt very much like it was rushed out to cash in on the success of the trilogy (which itself felt like 1 book split into 3). My abiding memory of the book is that the proof reader needs sacking. At points the formatting is messy. When dealing with the parallel timelines, time after time the names are muddled and the text says Seth when it is referring to Sebastian etc. With a little more care from the proofreader and perhaps a redraft or two by the author this could have been a much better realised book.

Having said all that it was eminently readable and anyone who has read the previous 3 books will enjoy seeing how the saga concludes.


Dr Who Tardis Bath Robe
Dr Who Tardis Bath Robe
Offered by Gaming Chairs
Price: 23.30

4.0 out of 5 stars More sizes please, 24 April 2013
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This is a lovely product. But it drowns the small person I bought it for. Despite that they love it. Smaller sizes would be a good idea.


Science Quiz Book
Science Quiz Book
by Rajeev Garg
Edition: Paperback

2.0 out of 5 stars shocking, 24 April 2013
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Poorly written in bad English, full of inaccuracies.

Written by an Indian so there are many questions relating to Indian scientists, which is good for the hardcore quizzer but not really anyone else.

Give this a miss


Pugin: A Gothic Passion
Pugin: A Gothic Passion
by Paul Atterbury
Edition: Paperback

5.0 out of 5 stars Beautiful and sumptuous, 24 April 2013
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This book is a weighty and attractive tome with interesting chapters on Pugin's areas of work. Well illustrated, this is one to delight Pugin fans and fans of the gothic revival


Mojo Max 8 inch Double Holographic wristband - Black/Blue
Mojo Max 8 inch Double Holographic wristband - Black/Blue
Offered by Mojodiscount
Price: 29.90

1 of 4 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars The power of placebo, 24 April 2013
Use your brains. There is no scientific evidence for the claims made about this or any hologram wristbands. Nor is there any way it can do what it claims. It's just you convincing yourself of what you want to believe.

But please wear it, as it makes spotting the gullible so much easier. When I see someone wearing one I realise I have a chance of selling a timeshare.


God's Architect: Pugin and the Building of Romantic Britain
God's Architect: Pugin and the Building of Romantic Britain
by Rosemary Hill
Edition: Paperback
Price: 10.49

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A superb account of a brief but spectacular life, 27 Feb 2012
What Rosemary Hill achieves in this book is remarkable. Pugin fitted more into 40 years than most people could achieve in double that time. He lived through a time of rapid change, and to a degree helped shape that change. The Victorian civic architecture of the 2nd half of the 19th Century is in no small part due to Pugin's influence.

Hill makes an excellent job of helping us to understand the factors that formed Pugin the man. Shaped by his influences Pugin soon forged his own course. His religion and his work going hand in hand. This is no hagiography. Hill shows that Pugin was not always a sympathetic character, and his treatment of Mary Amherst after the break-up of their affair was harsh and unpleasant to say the least. Yet through it all we see a man who inspired incredible devotion from his friends. A genius, flawed perhaps, but nontheless a genius whose early death was an incalculable loss.

Others came after Pugin. Arguably others implemented his vision better than Pugin himself. We shall never know what the mature Pugin might have given us. We are left with many flashes of genius and hints of what could have come next. The strength of Rosemary Hill's book is that it leaves us wanting more, and the pangs of regret that come with knowing that there is no more.

I loved reading about Pugin, and through this book I learned to appreciate his work and the broader worlds of 19th architecture, politics and religion. Kudos to Rosemary Hill!


Spooks: Code 9 (BBC Series) [2008] [DVD]
Spooks: Code 9 (BBC Series) [2008] [DVD]
Dvd ~ Joanne Frogatt
Offered by WorldCinema
Price: 19.99

4 of 7 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars A show that improved, 9 Oct 2008
The first episode was poor. The premise was interesting - nuclear bomb in London, MI5 needs new ways of working etc. But a whole team of youngsters? It risked becoming Hollyoaks with guns.

However as the series progressed it got better and better. Stand-out performances from Liam Boyle, Georgia Moffett and Andrew Knott went a long way to counter the frankly wooden emotion-free acting of Ruta Gedmintas.

The final episode had genuine tension and left me hoping for a second season, as long as they learn their lessons as well as Torchwood did for its second outing.
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