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Stories From The Quiet War
Stories From The Quiet War
Price: £1.08

4.0 out of 5 stars Good Introduction to author and story arc, 3 Nov. 2013
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Very good introduction to the quiet war universe. I bought this on offer for holiday reading partly to see if I liked the style of the author. I expect that I will purchase other books in the series.


Amazon PowerFast Charger for Accelerated Charging, UK (compatible with all Amazon and Android Devices)
Amazon PowerFast Charger for Accelerated Charging, UK (compatible with all Amazon and Android Devices)
Price: £17.99

4.0 out of 5 stars Good but pricey, 3 Nov. 2013
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Works well charges kindle quickly (realistically you will need this, USB charging is very slow). However, it is expensive for what it is, should be about half the price (hence 4 stars rather than 5).


Malta Berlitz Pocket Guide (Berlitz Pocket Guides)
Malta Berlitz Pocket Guide (Berlitz Pocket Guides)
by Lindsay Bennett
Edition: Paperback

7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Malta Guide, 25 Oct. 2010
We purchased this in advance of our first visit to Malta, we wanted a compact but informative guide that would fit in to a pocket. We have been very pleased with this guide, it has just the right amount of information to enable the planning of trips out, it has a useful small map to assist initial orientation (you will very quickly get to know Malta and it's friendly population). The guide gives a fair insight into some of the key events in Maltese history (although this is more by way of a "starter for ten", with such a rich history, however, we found it invaluable in helping us find out which part of such a rich history we wished to explore first). The guide gives some details of suggested places to eat and stay but we found this to be it's weakest area (there are many places to eat, most very good and most not in the guide, similarly the hotel section is light), however, other than that it is a very useful, compact (it will fit into a reasonable pocket) and clear guide and I would recommend it for the first time visit (second time you will know what you want to do & see).


Sony DSCW350B Cyber-shot Digital Camera - Black (14.1 MP, 4x Optical Zoom) 2.7 inch LCD
Sony DSCW350B Cyber-shot Digital Camera - Black (14.1 MP, 4x Optical Zoom) 2.7 inch LCD
Offered by Technomobiles
Price: £148.99

8 of 10 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Almost perfect, 1 Aug. 2010
I normally use a quite heavy DSLR and was looking for a small pocket sized camera for those occasions when it is not convenient to cart the SLR around. I would have no hesitation in recommending the 350B it is really very good, the lens is excellent and it copes very well with a variety of lighting conditions (including very contrasty interiors). Although it is small enough to slip almost unnoticed in to a pocket do not be deceived by its size, the image quality is very good. As a bonus this remarkable toy will also give some fair video recordings although it cannot compete with a dedicated camcorder especially in the sound stakes.

The only slight gripes (and they are slight, especially considering the price of this little gem) is it's lack full manual exposure control, a viewfinder and the lens is only 4 times optical zoom but apart from that it is superb!


The Nazis: A Warning From History
The Nazis: A Warning From History
by Laurence Rees
Edition: Paperback
Price: £8.99

9 of 10 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A chilling Insight, 23 Dec. 2009
This is not an "easy" book to read, not because of the prose, it is well written and well researched with a logical layout. It is not an easy read because it offers some disturbing insights into what is possible when we fail to see others as normal or of equal worth. It is a true warning from history and hopefully a lesson we will all learn before much longer. I would recommend this book and the TV series (if you come across it) to all. The Nazis were an extreme example of a chilling mind set that still exists today, the litany of demonisation and depersonalisation of enemies to justify horror is unfortunately still with us, only the scale and the names of the victims are different.
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Western Digital My Book Mac Edition 1TB USB 2.0 Hard Drive
Western Digital My Book Mac Edition 1TB USB 2.0 Hard Drive

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Back Up drive, 3 Oct. 2009
Very good , very easy to set up and integrate with time machine, takes up hardly any space and works very well. I would recommend this.


Coal
Coal
Offered by Fulfillment Express
Price: £11.28

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Coal, 23 Feb. 2009
This review is from: Coal (Audio CD)
This is without doubt the best work Kathy has produced. It may not be the lightest but it has great emotional power and the simple vocal Black Lung only gets better the more you listen. If you are into light country / folk this is not for you, however, to hear an artist at her best with a powerful subject you will be hard pressed to find better.


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