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Open Secret: The Autobiography of the Former Director-General of MI5
Open Secret: The Autobiography of the Former Director-General of MI5
by Stella Rimington
Edition: Paperback
Price: 6.99

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Disappointing, 13 Jan 2014
I did dutifully read this in its entirety but it didn't improve.
If you want to read about a woman bemoaning life as a female, how she constantly moved house and the decorating involved, how she farmed her children out to nannies and how she seemed finally to be promoted merely because she was a woman then this is the book for you.

I did not expect to have state secrets revealed but if you want to know anything about the workings of MI5 then strike this one off your list.


VonHaus by Designer Habitat PREMIUM LCD, LED & Plasma Slim TV Wall Tilt Bracket Black Fits All Models - Samsung LG Sony Philips Toshiba - (23 - 37"), Super-Strength Load Capacity 75Kg, 15 Degree Up/Down Tilt Mechanism, Free Spirit Level
VonHaus by Designer Habitat PREMIUM LCD, LED & Plasma Slim TV Wall Tilt Bracket Black Fits All Models - Samsung LG Sony Philips Toshiba - (23 - 37"), Super-Strength Load Capacity 75Kg, 15 Degree Up/Down Tilt Mechanism, Free Spirit Level
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Price: 119.99

3.0 out of 5 stars Multifit but not ideal., 5 Nov 2013
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I purchased this to install a 32 inch Toshiba television to the wall, despite coming with lots screws and of bits in a well presented plastic bag I could not find the right size to fit my TV. I had to resort to cutting some of them in length.
The next problem was when it was mounted in the only position the pre-existing holes in the TV allowed it ended up with some 30 mm of the vertical arms sticking up above the television, looked awful. I had to dismantle it all and cut them down. they are made of steel and no easy job for a junior hacksaw.

It does what is says on the tin, strongly made but beware if trying to use it for anything smaller than 50 inches despite the claims in the advert about fitting all sizes..


A Guide to Keeping Snakes ( herpetocultural ) [DVD]
A Guide to Keeping Snakes ( herpetocultural ) [DVD]
Dvd ~ Della Golding
Price: 14.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Snake keepers friend., 17 Jan 2013
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A good no frills approach to keepimg snakes and full of good tips and advice. Not patronising in anyway, I found it most useful. Well presented.


Deadly Predators - Snakes [DVD]
Deadly Predators - Snakes [DVD]
Dvd ~ Deadly Predators

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Poor cipy, 29 Nov 2012
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I bought this along with another DVD called Killer Instinct Snakes only to find this disc is a poorly made copy of the other title.
I feel tricked and am far from happy.


Killer Instinct - Snakes [2002] [DVD]
Killer Instinct - Snakes [2002] [DVD]
Dvd ~ Rob Bredl
Offered by SOLVITA
Price: 3.99

1.0 out of 5 stars Disappointment double, 23 Nov 2012
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I purchased 2 DVD's from this seller, this one and another titled Deadly Predators, Only to find, despite the different titles,the exact same DVD inside each of the boxes. One being a poorer quality copy of the other.
I am sure this seller must be aware of what he is vending.
So, I am not impressed!


John Christie of Rillington Place: Biography of a Serial Killer
John Christie of Rillington Place: Biography of a Serial Killer
by Jonathan Oates
Edition: Hardcover
Price: 13.59

5 of 8 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Facts not conjecture., 21 Nov 2012
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I confess I have read some of the previous reviews with incredulity, this book sets out to do what so many in the past have failed.
It must be the 9th book I have read on the subject and its the best yet, all the others merely repeat the standard accepted story, Jonathan oates has virtually started from scratch and let the facts speak for themselves, nowhere does he use conjecture about what might have happened or regurgitated what probably/possibly took place. His research is immense and it shows, I learned far more facts about the main characters from this one book than I did from all the others put together.

Sadly many readers have preconceived views before they begin reading, mostly from the film 10 Rillington Place which, sadly is riddled with inacuracies or from the book by Ludovic Kennedy in which he lets his imagination take over from fact and can be regarded as 80% supposition. Read this with an open mind and you will get far more from this work.

This is not a novel, its more an ubiased report based on what has been proven, recorded and contains a lot of newly discovered material. I believe it will become the classic reference material on this subject.
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Foul Deeds and Suspicious Deaths in Ealing
Foul Deeds and Suspicious Deaths in Ealing
by Jonathan Oates
Edition: Paperback

5.0 out of 5 stars A really good read., 19 Mar 2012
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Having purchased the authors book on Foul Deeds and Crimes in Uxbridge I could not resist this book, in fact its better. Its hard to believe I could have worked in Ealing and some of the surrounding districts without knowing all the violence that had occured there.
I also liked the then and now photographs.
I would recommend this to anyone with a attatchment to the area.


Foul Deeds and Suspicious Deaths Around Uxbridge (Foul Deeds & Suspicious Deaths)
Foul Deeds and Suspicious Deaths Around Uxbridge (Foul Deeds & Suspicious Deaths)
by Jonathan Oates
Edition: Paperback
Price: 10.68

5.0 out of 5 stars Very Interesting crime and social review.., 6 Mar 2012
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It was so interesting to read about the crime history of an area near to where I live, the author has obviously put in a tremendous amount of research to complete this book,I can now view the area with new eyes having learned so much about the sinister happenings as well as the interesting social history of the periods covered.
Recommended.


The Brotherhoods: Inside the Outlaw Motorcycle Clubs
The Brotherhoods: Inside the Outlaw Motorcycle Clubs
by Arthur Veno
Edition: Paperback

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Not up to scratch, 28 May 2011
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I was very dissapointed in this book, many facts are wrong, even the most basic, much of the book is filled with comments and phrases attributed to various bikers from different clubs.
He hints at wrong doing but cuts short of actually accusing any of the big MC Clubs of criminal activity as if he is afraid of upsetting them.Just has no bite to it at all.

There are far more, better books about on this subject and much more accurate in their facts.


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