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Adventures of a Currency Trader: A Fable About Trading, Courage, and Doing the Right Thing (Wiley Trading)
Adventures of a Currency Trader: A Fable About Trading, Courage, and Doing the Right Thing (Wiley Trading)
by Rob Booker
Edition: Hardcover
Price: 30.79

1.0 out of 5 stars boring and patronizing, 12 Jan 2012
This book is written in a way that it is, to some extent, unbeleiveable. It is either the ridiculous prose or complete fantasy that renders this book useless. If the credentials of the author can be proven then fine, but what a way to tell a story. You will learn litte from this book. I suspect the fudning to write this book came from retail currency brokers.


How to Get a First: The Essential Guide to Academic Success (Routledge Study Guides)
How to Get a First: The Essential Guide to Academic Success (Routledge Study Guides)
by Thomas Dixon
Edition: Paperback
Price: 19.79

8 of 12 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars read it in the shop but do not buy it, 13 July 2010
the reason i have given this book 2 stars is because it is basically common sense. It is nothing new. Students are getting ripped off reading basic material that they already know. This is a waste of money. We all know that to get a first you have work very hard. How to use word processor and the library - i mean come on, he must think students are thick. We are not we just enjoy uni life so much, but it doesnt mean we dont know how to get feedback if we want to. A waste of money. The only study guide book i have read that has made a difference is margarff- turley's how to write essays.


Writing Essays: A Guide for Students in English and the Humanities
Writing Essays: A Guide for Students in English and the Humanities
by Richard Marggraf-Turley
Edition: Paperback
Price: 20.69

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Will definitely add 5-10+ to your marks, 12 July 2010
Great book. Clear easy to read and only relevant stuff. Also gives you examples of what he means. Best book on how to write essays. Although the last part on essay based exams is quite weak. But otherwise it is worth the investment.


The Exam Skills Handbook (Palgrave Study Skills)
The Exam Skills Handbook (Palgrave Study Skills)
by Dr Stella Cottrell
Edition: Paperback

4 of 7 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Nothing special, 12 July 2010
This book is promises much and delivers little. They are a few good tips but they are hidden in an enormous amount of unneccessary padding. How soya milk and isoflavins aid memory are not important. This book fails to instruct readers how to do well in exams. Okay. But flick through it at the bookshop rather than buying it.


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