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The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared
The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared
by Jonas Jonasson
Edition: Paperback
Price: 6.29

5.0 out of 5 stars No wonder they made a film of this ... it's brilliant!, 13 July 2014
If you've seen the film first, and enjoyed it; then this is a must-read! Obviously, the film had to edit a lot out (but for sake of continuity put new bits in), but the book gives a much greater insight to all the main characters' backgrounds, as well as greater details about the various scenarios seen, and many that are not - the police-chief who wanted to blow up Winston Churchill is one great example! (Even the leader of North Korea gets a mention!)

The story tells of the Centenarian's escape from the old-peoples' home and how he seemingly disappears; and it also looks at the past events of his life. And as the story draws to a close, the past catches up with the present, and it is very fitting that the chapter (one side only) that opens the story, is then repeated word-for-word near the end as the past has finally caught up!


HH54P DC 12V Coil 4PDT 14 Pins Electromagnetic Power Relay w DYF14A Base
HH54P DC 12V Coil 4PDT 14 Pins Electromagnetic Power Relay w DYF14A Base
Offered by sourcingmap
Price: 6.06

4.0 out of 5 stars Good quality at a good price, 4 Nov 2013
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
As miniature relays go, this is a good reliable product. It lacks the luxury of a light to indicate when the coil is energised, but for me, one of the 'poles' is for an indicator light, so this is fine. The base is a bit strange, however, where the 'back contact' (normally closed) number 4 is not in line with 1-3, but alongside coil contacts 13 & 14! The spaces next to 3 and 13 are used as holes for fixing screws (for when not mounting on a DIN rail). I would be happier to buy this relay without the base - I have purchased an alternative base to use.


Saab 900 Turbo Convertible, black , 1987, Model Car, Ready-made, Neo 1:87
Saab 900 Turbo Convertible, black , 1987, Model Car, Ready-made, Neo 1:87
Offered by ModelCarWorldUK
Price: 15.95

3.0 out of 5 stars Beautiful model - if not for the packaging, 4 Nov 2013
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This is a nice authentic model, superbly detailed; and for protection, it is screwed into the box that it is delivered in - but it is also glued in, so it is difficult to extract for a diorama without damaging it!


Jensen Interceptor SIII, met. dark blue, RHD , 1975, Model Car, Ready-made, Neo 1:87
Jensen Interceptor SIII, met. dark blue, RHD , 1975, Model Car, Ready-made, Neo 1:87
Offered by ModelCarWorldUK
Price: 15.95

3.0 out of 5 stars Nice model - needs better finish, 4 Nov 2013
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This is a nice authentic model, nicely detailed, and for protection, it is screwed into the box that it is delivered in - but it is also glued in, so it is difficult to extract for a diorama without damaging it!


Box of 20 Amaray clear single dvd cases
Box of 20 Amaray clear single dvd cases
Offered by Atronica
Price: 9.85

5.0 out of 5 stars Useful Spares, 19 Aug 2013
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As with CD cases, DVD cases often get damaged, and until now, all that I have been able to find are black ones, so that I cannot see the inside of the printed cover without having to take it out. These cases are the answer and they are no different to some of the cases supplied with DVDs from new. If I need more, I'll be buying these again.


100 White Sugar - 100 x Individual sachets
100 White Sugar - 100 x Individual sachets
Offered by Sweet Addicts
Price: 3.64

5.0 out of 5 stars Very convenient, 19 Aug 2013
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Having resorted to taking UHT Cream in sachets to work, it made sense to do the same with the sugar (and coffee), and these sachets are OK. I find that two sachets is about equal to one rounded teaspoon, the portions are quite small; but in that respect they're no different to any others that I've seen and used.


Chroma ProductsTM - 10x Premium Grade Single CD Jewel Case With CLEAR Tray (10mm)
Chroma ProductsTM - 10x Premium Grade Single CD Jewel Case With CLEAR Tray (10mm)

5.0 out of 5 stars About time, too!, 19 Aug 2013
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One of life's little frustrations is damaged CD cases - made worse when the printed cover is double sided and you're supposed to be able to see through the case. Until now, I have only found black-backed cases, so these were a delightful discovery. There's no fuss with them, they do the job, and if I need more, I know where to look.


50 x Lichfields UHT Single Cream - 50 x 12ml portions
50 x Lichfields UHT Single Cream - 50 x 12ml portions
Offered by sachets r us Ltd
Price: 5.95

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Good Quality product, 19 Aug 2013
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To prevent milk being pinched from the fridge at work (!), I have started using these little satches instead, and keeping them in my locker. UHT does of course, taste a little different, but I found that fussy as I am, I did get used to it quite quickly.
If buying these for a similar use (that is, a few at a time), then don't buy too many in one go due to the expiry date which seems a bit sooner than with UHT milk. But I have nothing bad to say about them.
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5.0 out of 5 stars An old classic with a few refinements, 19 Aug 2013
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This is an old model! I bought my first Wiking Volvo 264 in the 1980s and this new model is the same. Yet, it looks just as smart parked alongside my more recently produced models, Brekina's 144, for example. The only thing that dates it is the one-piece interior fitting (don't look at the steering wheel) and the front marker/indicator lights which are not to correct profile, but did enable Wiking to make the model easy to assemble. On the plus-side, the back now has painted-on lights and identity badges, the latter quite tiny, but very well done if viewed through a magnifying glass.
Initially, I was annoyed that this new model was being sold as the 244, when the body shape is for the 264. However, after a little research, I found that about 1000 244DLS models were made for the former German Democratic Republic with the 264 front end! (So is this model really at home on my Swedish model diorama?)


Volvo 244DL, light beige , 1976, Model Car, Ready-made, Neo 1:87
Volvo 244DL, light beige , 1976, Model Car, Ready-made, Neo 1:87
Offered by ModelCarWorldUK
Price: 15.95

4.0 out of 5 stars Very good but could be better, 1 July 2013
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The classic lines of this car are reasonably well reproduced, but if viewed from a distance. The 'B' pillar is a little too far forward and the top of the rear passenger doors does not follow the roof profile very well. There is a screw that needs undoing to remove the car from the presentation box, but it is/was also glued down! Curiously, the rear lights are painted incorrectly; quite simply the left and right clusters have been swapped! My final complaint is that the wheels don't go round very well (which would be helpful for when repositioning the model during a photo-shoot). But, being more positive, the overall detail (when compared with many other brands in this scale) is pretty good; the Volvo badges are all there, mirrors are to scale (so be careful not to break them off), interior details are good and very visible, and it even comes complete with registration plates at both ends (not very original though). The wheels are correct for the period as are the large bumpers! Overall, I am pleased with the model, and I will probably get a few others from this manufacturer.


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