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Glad News from Mark A translation of the Greek text
Glad News from Mark A translation of the Greek text
by Mary Phil KORSAK
Edition: Paperback

5.0 out of 5 stars Refreshingly New Translation of Mark's Gospel, 4 Feb. 2015
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This translation is Glad news indeed and a totally unexpected experience. Such a different approach to a well known text. Reading it I felt that this translation was probably my best chance to be as close to Mark's Gospel as it gets. Spare style, no clutter. Fast pace, dramatic language. You could almost hear the narrator's voice. I would love to hear this voiced by a good actor.
The illustrations are very cleverly done: double-sided, mirror images, portraying the scenes and inviting you to turn to the next page.
The translation is a jewel, and the Postscript is yet another achievement, packed with many answers to questions in my mind as I was reading. It touches on the translator's many linguistic dilemmas, on historical and religious backgrounds. The translator's original ideas are especially valuable, e.g. the connection she makes between Jeshua's shroud and the linen cloth that covers the young man's body. Also the interesting (courageous?) decision to separate the Resurrection scene from the main text, presenting it as an Appendix, with a different rhythm and verse setting.
Brilliant.


Bose ® IE2 Audio Headphones
Bose ® IE2 Audio Headphones

5.0 out of 5 stars Some very good headphones, 17 Dec. 2013
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Wanted good quality comfortable h/phones to sit reasonably unobtrusively and securely in the ears providing very good sound across the whole spectrum evenly and yet still provide sufficient sound from the external environment to hear cars approaching and also hear station announcements.
These seemed to fit this well(reviews etc).The price is a little high but the quality is very good and fits all my requirements .Bought a pair and was so pleased with its performance that I bought a second pair!!


Hostess Alficionado large hot tray
Hostess Alficionado large hot tray
Price: £52.22

3.0 out of 5 stars Large hot tray, 17 Dec. 2013
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Needed a replacement for an old but very good glass topped hot tray of similar size.
This one looked suitable and generally is. But the SS surface scratches fairly easily and has only one heat setting but otherwise works reasonably well within these limitations.


Crank Brothers Multi-19 Tool  Bike tools & maintainance - Gold, Each
Crank Brothers Multi-19 Tool Bike tools & maintainance - Gold, Each
Offered by Rosy's Shop
Price: £20.37

4.0 out of 5 stars Bike tool, 7 Nov. 2013
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Supplier did not have the "gold" version but e-mailed asking if the "grey" would do. This is the same as gold but diff. colour. I accepted as time was of essence. Goods arrived very promptly; well pleased. product very good.


Reverse parking sensor
Reverse parking sensor

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Recommended, 4 Sept. 2013
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This was a replacement for one of the sensors of an identical unit the eventualy failed after 8yrs and fitted to 2 different cars.Works extremely well,would hate to be without it as the view to the rear in our Audi is somewhat limited.
Prompt delivrery,good price,easy to fit;what is not to like? Recommended.


Bose ® StayHear ® Medium Tips (Two pairs)
Bose ® StayHear ® Medium Tips (Two pairs)
Price: £5.95

5.0 out of 5 stars BOSE me2I AND TIPS, 2 Feb. 2013
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Very comfortable,stay securely in ears and while of the open variety they hardly leak any sound.
Sound quality and clarity excellent.Having had 12 headphones/earphones previously (Grado,Sennheiser,Sony,Philips,Panasonic,Beyer,AKG),these are my favovourite-I mean the Bose ME2i with the StayHear tips!!


For Your Freedom and Ours: The Kosciuszko Squadron - Forgotten Heroes of World War II
For Your Freedom and Ours: The Kosciuszko Squadron - Forgotten Heroes of World War II
by Lynne Olson
Edition: Paperback
Price: £9.99

3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars For your freedom and ours, 29 April 2009
A piece of forgotten history that is worth recalling.
Well written and easy reading.Explains a few puzzling events.


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