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65W Apple Power supply A1021. Replacement apple power supply for apple laptops that need a 7.3mm diameter plug including Most G3 & G4 IBooks and PowerBooks
65W Apple Power supply A1021. Replacement apple power supply for apple laptops that need a 7.3mm diameter plug including Most G3 & G4 IBooks and PowerBooks
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Price: 10.79

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Replacement Charger Without the Steep Price, 23 Jan 2011
After my old charger had finally worn away with too much use, my dad decided to buy this a present. And it was the best present I could get.

It's really robust and does the job well. Attention has been paid to ensuring the connectors are securely attached to the cable and it works just like an official cable.

With one exception, the price tag. At well over half the price of the official charger, you'd be better off buying this and spending the difference on a bottle of wine.

Contraception: A Users' Handbook
Contraception: A Users' Handbook
by Anne Szarewski
Edition: Hardcover
Price: 20.01

4.0 out of 5 stars Good buy but get it 2nd hand, 12 Oct 2008
This book is an essential read particularly when you find out that condom failure is about 3%, rising to 10% for those under the age of 30. It's good to browse over before you head off to the family planning clinic to give you the grounding in basic contraception. I was, frankly, stunned by what I didn't know. The text is easy to understand and clearly marks out the pros and cons of various methods of contraception. Sensible, sensible advice for those who like their information expertly presented. However, being published in 2000 it could do with more up to date information, so buy it 2nd hand get yourself up to speed and then head to the clinic. Best book I ever bought.

The Rough Guide to Conspiracy Theories
The Rough Guide to Conspiracy Theories
by James McConnachie
Edition: Paperback

8 of 9 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great book for those obessed by obsession, 17 Aug 2006
I have always been into conspiracy theories not because i believed in them but more because i was into who believed what, why did they believe and for how did this fit into the world around them. This book fufilled this and more. It is not for conspiracy theorists, it's about conspiracy theorists. What do they believe, why do they believe it and what effect has it had on the world? it includes the outlandish (David Icke), the genuine (Watergate) and the disturbing (Holocaust deniers). It makes no distinction between theories taking an even-handed approach to the subject matter. it presents it with a little bias as it can muster. It provides further reading, lists of people who write for and against these theories. I found it fascinating in the way that by viewing these theories you can see what scares people the most throughout the years be it women, Jews or the government. It's a dipping book you can pick it up and read about who believes the freemasons run the country and the next day you can learn the different takes on Diana's death. I think that anyone interested in society and how people see the world should buy this book to view the edges of society that normally get ignored. You might find something out about humanity that you didn't know.

Ideas That Changed the World
Ideas That Changed the World
by Felipe Fernandez-Armesto
Edition: Paperback

2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars It'll help you see the world a little more clearly, while fuzzing up other things., 17 Aug 2006
Though I can't improve on the previous post in terms of describing this book, i just want to put in my own opinion. I borrwed this from our local library and have not stopped borrowing it. It is a fantastic book for clearing up concepts that drive this world, if you have sat and thought what exactly makes an idealist, just how old is the idea of nationalism (younger than you think)and what is this "free market" I keep hearing about? This is a graet book for the intellectual and the amateur (if anyone can really be called that). You find that thoughts you have actually have a name and that often the concept of one idea has radically altered over the years (capitalism). It introduces you to topics and leaves you to do the further reading (while also telling you where to find the contrary opinions as well). Perfect starter to any field of thought. Though be warned you may find that what you know you, don't know so to speak. I found this true when it came to the section on Anarchism (the theory and the practice don't appear to match). Keep it as a constant companion whenever you watch the news or read someones opinions. Honestly you'd be wise to spend your money on this treasure trove of knowledge.

Narrative Discourse: An Essay in Method (Cornell Paperbacks)
Narrative Discourse: An Essay in Method (Cornell Paperbacks)
by Gerard Genette
Edition: Paperback

10 of 13 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars An Excellent Book For Both Academics And Amateurs, 3 July 2006
This book was used by me in a university essay that looked at literary theory. It was a pleasure to have such a book to read, unlike many academic books Gerard Genette has made this book readable, understandable without compromising the intelligence of the thoughts. This and a proper translator (who worked with Genette in translating it) made an excellent resource that changed the way I wrote essays (no more using difficult words when a simple one would do).

His discussion of the constructiion of narratives is enlightening to say the least, he also explores the concept of digesis which is hard to find in any other book or article of this age.

Buy this and read it occainsonally and you may find yourself thinking things that you never thought before.

The Encyclopaedia of Cult Children's TV
The Encyclopaedia of Cult Children's TV
by Richard Lewis
Edition: Paperback

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Better title would be Cult Children's TV of the 70's, 1 May 2006
I am a great reader of this type of book and looked forward to maybe having somthing a bit definitive. However this book did not give what it's title so readily declared. The author seems stuck in the nostalgia of the 1970's and seems to ignore most of the later children's programmes. He mentions that he will not review Henry's Cat because nobody he talked remembered it. That's not being an encyclopedia. It would have been better if he had spent his time examining just one decades T.v. merits maybe going into a bit more depth.

The bias in this book is also astounding, it appears that he believes that his tastes are everybodies tastes. Occasionally you boggle at the attitude and wonder how this managed to get published.

My advice is borrow it from the library and spend your money on something a bit more professional.

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