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the worst POLICE book ever written. DO NOT READ IF YOU ARE A SENSITIVE KITTEN
the worst POLICE book ever written. DO NOT READ IF YOU ARE A SENSITIVE KITTEN
Price: £2.23

3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Rubbish!!, 12 Mar. 2012
Absolute rubbish starting with the title. Delete "Police" and the title will better represent the book.
"Do not read if you are a sensitive kitten". Do not read this if you have an IQ that runs into double digits and you have at least a single GSE - even if it is the "Study of Paint Drying".
No story, no plot, no continuity, no humour, just a load of drivel dressed up with unintelligible jargon to hide the total lack of an education. I doubt that the author is a Police Officer - even they have a minimum standard of education that they require of potential Officers.
I gave it a single star because I failed to figure out how to give it a minus 10! Amazon Kindle should look more closely at this sort of drivel before offering it to their customers.
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Intempo Mode Slimline Panel DAB Radio with NXT Technology
Intempo Mode Slimline Panel DAB Radio with NXT Technology

5.0 out of 5 stars Good product but not for me!!, 2 Jan. 2012
One of the cleanest designs that I have seen for such a product but unfortunately it would not work in the area in which I lived. Have returned it for credit. Excellent vendor, very easy to contact - not always the case with Amazon Market place vendors!!


The Economist - UK Edition
The Economist - UK Edition
Price: £9.99

69 of 73 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars The Economist pricing, 7 April 2011
Rip off Britain is alive and well!!
The pricing for the Kindle version of The Economist is a stitch-up!
More expensive than the hard copy and no access to economist.com and fewer graphs/photos.
When I contacted The Economist I was told that Amazon controls the pricing. When I called Amazon they said that the publisher sets the price!!
This is just taking the customer to the cleaners so I have just cancelled my hard copy subscription in protest. There are other similar magazines on offer on the Kindle from publishers who still value their customers and who are ready to share the savings that result from an electronic edition rather than a hard copy.


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

5.0 out of 5 stars Lovely way to read a book, 19 Feb. 2011
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
Excellent product. Easier on the eyes than the printed version.
One thing that I would like to see incorporated into the design would be a slot through which to pass a loop or strap which one could loop around one's wrist. I, like many others, read in bed. If I were to fall asleep while reading - not too difficult with some authors - I could possibly drop the kindle to the floor. A look around my wrist would save the Kindle from damage.


Get into bed with Google: Top ranking search optimisation
Get into bed with Google: Top ranking search optimisation
by Jon Smith
Edition: Paperback
Price: £12.99

0 of 2 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Not bad, 6 Jan. 2011
A SMALL but helpful book. The operative word being SMALL! There was very little in it that was new to me.


A Journey
A Journey
by Tony Blair
Edition: Audio CD
Price: £20.00

2 of 6 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars A difficult read, 3 Oct. 2010
This review is from: A Journey (Audio CD)
Not the easiest style of writing to read.Having read "Gordon Brown - Prime Minister' and Mandelson's book, both of which slated Brown, I wanted to see just why Blair, as PM, put up with Brown to the point of him becoming PM. Frightening - but it just shows how weak Blair really was and how little real interest in the good of the country New Labour really had. Treason is the word that springs to mind.


Head First JavaScript
Head First JavaScript
by Michael Morrison
Edition: Paperback

7 of 8 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Easy way into Java script, 20 Jan. 2010
This review is from: Head First JavaScript (Paperback)
A good book for someone just starting out with Javascript. A bit 'comicy' but it does take you step by step through the principal features of Javascript. A good book for anyone totally new to the subject.


Gordon Brown: Prime Minister
Gordon Brown: Prime Minister
by Tom Bower
Edition: Paperback
Price: £11.99

8 of 12 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars An eye opener on a control freak who has broken Britain, 2 Oct. 2009
I have read this book and, like many other readers, have been amazed as to how a man with his personality flaws was allowed to, in effect, practically control the entire government while he was Chancellor. Many have criticised the book as being inaccurate but it is interesting to note that with all the claims and criticisms aimed at Brown in the book, many of them potentially libelous, there has not been one word of protest and not one hint of a legal action from Brown. That in itself speaks volumes for the accuracy of this book. That the Labour Party ever let such a man become it's leader shows the fear in which he was held by his colleagues while he was Chancellor. If the British people ever vote him into power again then they only have themselves to blame for the ex GREAT and now BROKEN Britain. I do not envy the next governemnt who have to clear up this mess.


Woodworking with the Router: Professional router techniques and jigs any woodworker can use
Woodworking with the Router: Professional router techniques and jigs any woodworker can use
by Bill Hylton
Edition: Paperback

109 of 109 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The only router book you will ever need, 7 Jan. 2001
I own a number of books on routers. Most of them tell you something that you need to know provided that you can find it amongst the pages and pages of useless data lifted from manufacturers spec sheet just to pad out the book. Here is something ENTIRELY different. A book that tell you what you need to know, in jargon free text is a rarity indeed. Add to that a book that gives you masses and masses of really helpful tips laid out in a many that logically follows your thought processes and you really have a WINNER! Telling you what you need to get started is the cream on the cake! This is a truly useful book. If you have only one book on this subject then this MUST be it. I can't wait to see their next book.


Spindle Moulder Handbook
Spindle Moulder Handbook
by E. Stephenson
Edition: Paperback

18 of 29 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars To much jargon, 7 Jan. 2001
I simply cannot get excited about this book. It is full of jargon - what is "spelching", why do you "sink" a bit? What is a "Whitehill cutterhead"and how does it relate to the cutterheads that I see advertised in the technical press? Sure, I can guess the answers but it would be nice to be told. The illustrations probably mean something to a fellow "expert" but they don't do a lot for a novice like myself. I cannot really see just which market this is aimed at. It is too full of unexplained jargon for the beginner. This is a book for the sake of a book. Sorry I bought it.


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