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Miracles (C. S. Lewis Signature Classic) (C. Lewis Signature Classic)
Miracles (C. S. Lewis Signature Classic) (C. Lewis Signature Classic)
by C. S. Lewis
Edition: Paperback
Price: 5.59

5.0 out of 5 stars Present for a friend, 7 Jun 2014
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This is, and has been for many years, a brilliant book. it is a splendid source for those (believers and unbelievers) who want to tackle serious questions through the use of ruthless reason. Be careful if you don't want your mind changed.


Mozart the Dramatist: The Value of His Operas to Him, to His Age and to Us (Faber Finds)
Mozart the Dramatist: The Value of His Operas to Him, to His Age and to Us (Faber Finds)
by Brigid Brophy
Edition: Paperback
Price: 9.86

4.0 out of 5 stars Present for my musical wife, 7 Jun 2014
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My wife tells me that this was a good read, although she preferred to select the subjects of immediate interest to her. She did feel that quite a good knowledge of Mozart's operas was the best starting point


Apple iPod nano with Camera 8GB - Silver - 5th Generation
Apple iPod nano with Camera 8GB - Silver - 5th Generation

5.0 out of 5 stars Scarely tested yet, 7 Jun 2014
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I bought this to ensure that I had a 5th generation Ipod (much better than more recent models) before my old one gives up the ghost. Not supplied directly by Apple, it came as described in a sealed Apple box. Delivery was well within the time forecast.


Faber Castell Graphite Aquarelle 5 Grades Pencils with Brush
Faber Castell Graphite Aquarelle 5 Grades Pencils with Brush
Price: 8.88

5.0 out of 5 stars Does what it says on the tin., 7 Jun 2014
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Delivered promptly. High quality. What I expect from a top name in pencils.

I have found that the use of aquarelle pencils (and coloured crayons) extends my capacity to draw a variety of subjects. (author of "Drawing Techniques", Search Press)


Radio replies in defence of religion given from the Catholic broadcasting station 2 S M, Sydney, Australia
Radio replies in defence of religion given from the Catholic broadcasting station 2 S M, Sydney, Australia
by Leslie Rumble
Edition: Unknown Binding

5.0 out of 5 stars No Apologies for Apologetics, 8 Oct 2011
I know nothing of the modern editions of Radio Replies but the three volumes produced in the 1930s are a tour de force. At that time opposition to the Catholic Church was primarily from anti Catholic Christians. Thus arguments for and against often shared the common ground of Scripture.
The questions and objections came in from the general public, There were 4,374 questions in the three volumes. They were clearly in the words of the questioners and they pulled no punches. The answers were masterly, and as charitable as one might expect from authors who did not suffer fools gladly.
The outcome is a comprehensive survey of Catholic belief, and the reasons which might be given in defence. No doubt such a book would, in our ecumenical times, be expressed less directly. Certainly some emphases would be different today (2011) - but far fewer than one might expect. It remains a most useful reference which, as a Catholic writer, I use frequently.


Kindle Keyboard, Wi-Fi, 6" E Ink Display
Kindle Keyboard, Wi-Fi, 6" E Ink Display

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars What it says on the tin, 25 Mar 2011
The product is easy to use and appears to do everything that it claims. Having had some recent eye trouble the ability to modify text presentation was very valuable. The "voice over" text can be useful, but it is too computerised to use without following on the machine at the same time.I shall continue to use Kindle extensively -- particularly for items I would have otherwise have to read off a computer scheme. However I still remain wedded to the physical book. Kindle helpline is excellent.


Panasonic DMR-XW380EBK 250GB HDD DVD Recorder with Twin Freeview HD Tuners
Panasonic DMR-XW380EBK 250GB HDD DVD Recorder with Twin Freeview HD Tuners

7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars OK in the end, 25 Mar 2011
Ultimately I found that this equipment worked very well. Functionally it was a great improvement over Panasonic's plain jane DVD player. I could have lived without High Definition before, but not after trying it.I had some difficulty sorting the equipment out initially. The instructions are not always immediately clear, and the Amazon helpline gave me very confusing information.


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