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{THE SCREAMING STAIRCASE (LOCKWOOD & CO. #01) } BY STROUD, JONATHAN ( AUTHOR ) SEP - 17 - 2013[ HARDCOVER ]
{THE SCREAMING STAIRCASE (LOCKWOOD & CO. #01) } BY STROUD, JONATHAN ( AUTHOR ) SEP - 17 - 2013[ HARDCOVER ]
by Jonathan Stroud
Edition: Hardcover

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Just a great read, 23 May 2015
If you have read any of Jonathan Stroud’s other works such as the books in the Bartimaeus Sequence you know you are onto a winner. If you are new to his work then you’ll find in this offering that there is Ghost hunting, - where Ghosts kill, cause murder and mayhem. From the get go the book is great read, and once again the Mr Stroud’s abilities to generate some quirky but always well rounded and interesting characters is amazing. Really what is there not like about this book? In short this very good story telling and please do not pigeon hole yourself over which age group may read it, whether you in your teens or your sixties this book covers all.


Law: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions) by Wacks, Raymond (2008) Paperback
Law: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions) by Wacks, Raymond (2008) Paperback
by Raymond Wacks
Edition: Paperback

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Does the job nicely, 23 May 2015
A well done and concise primer, that attempts to answer the most fundamental tenets of the Law, by looking at structure and function of the legal system. This AVSI edition is done in a very manageable fashion that is readable without getting technical in its approach. Cram packed with a plethora of information, without going into `overload, any person new to the subject matter will not be daunted with this edition. While useful for those interested in the subject for its own sake, as well as those that maybe looking into a career in Law as a career path. This is a rather well done edition that espouses the very ethos of the `A Very Short Introduction' series.


Davidoff Cool Water Men After Shave Fragrance Splash Skin Care For Him 125ml
Davidoff Cool Water Men After Shave Fragrance Splash Skin Care For Him 125ml
Offered by ONLYuniform
Price: £26.00

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Cool and refreshing fragrance, 22 May 2015
A cool and refreshing fragrance that's not overpowering. I have been using this fragrance off and on for 20 years and its great. Its longevity could be better - but it is not bad, as it wears very well and it really does smells divine and is very masculine fragrance. All in all works a real treat. It is compact enough for your travel bag - equally well placed at home. If you shop around you can get this for good a price.


The Sleepwalkers: How Europe Went to War in 1914 by Clark, Christopher (2014) Paperback
The Sleepwalkers: How Europe Went to War in 1914 by Clark, Christopher (2014) Paperback

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars "We all muddled into war." (Lloyd George on 1914), 22 May 2015
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As we approach the first 2014 and, what will be the first centennial, I am sure there will be a plethora of academic publications that will deal with all aspects of the `Great War' also known as the `First World War'. Mr C Clark's book at some 697 pages long is not a light read by any means that said it is readable, with good referencing and research. The start of the book deals with an exploration, in depth, of the players and triggers which brought the Balkans situation/crisis as the pre-eminent catalyst that lead to World War.

Two thirds of way through the book the language of the narrative, for me seemed to get convoluted and I seemed to have stumbled in the arena of a chauvinistic nature of early 20th century male dominated areas of power play and politics of Europe, while I could understand the need explain and flesh out the greater background, I found narrative flow was way off course. I guess I will need to re-read this book. Still this a well done piece of research and presented not in dry and mundane fashion, as some I have read. If this period of history is something that interests you, then I would recommend purchasing this book, or at the very least, getting it from your local library.

Lastly returning to Lloyd George, who was Prime Minister during the WW1, his comments some 22 years later on Hitler and his leadership of Germany was very supportive to say the least, in `Appeasement of Germany', 1919-1945 (published 2011) page 247 Lloyd George says Hitler was "the greatest living German". So maybe quoting him, as my title for this review may not have been such a good idea?
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Perixx PERIPRO-402, Mobile Safe Case - Store Safely SIM Card and Micro SD Card - Includes Micro SIM Adapter, Nano SIM Adapter, and Remove Pin for iPhone, Nexus, and Galaxy
Perixx PERIPRO-402, Mobile Safe Case - Store Safely SIM Card and Micro SD Card - Includes Micro SIM Adapter, Nano SIM Adapter, and Remove Pin for iPhone, Nexus, and Galaxy
Offered by Perixx UK
Price: £14.90

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars A pretty good product that will keep your sim cards safe, 22 May 2015
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This is a pretty good and rather useful sim safe, which is small compact and lends itself to portability. It is made from plastic; the tray part has a nice snug reassuring fit, and it will not accidently open during transit. Perixx have also included a few other handy gadgets that sit, or rather to “stick” to the floor of the tray, which reduces any movement or loss of the objects contained. The included items are; micro SIM adapter, a Nano SIM adapter and a SIM remove pin which are all good to have.

A pretty good product that will keep your sim cards safe.


Rexel A5 Mesh Bags and Transparent Casing with Black Zip (Pack of 10)
Rexel A5 Mesh Bags and Transparent Casing with Black Zip (Pack of 10)
Price: £15.68

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A useful set of storage bags, 22 May 2015
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The Rexel A5 Mesh Bags are a useful set of storage bags, which have a myriad of uses. In our case we have used some them to hold insulin pens, the corresponding needles, testing needles and small blood sugar note book for our son who has diabetes. The fact that they are reasonably tough as well as transparent enables our son to have this important medication and testing paraphernalia too hand and safe. Some of the other bags were used by my partner for her cosmetics, and the last two used by our youngest nephew and niece as a pencil case holder.

So far these versatile mesh storage bags have been robust, but only long term use will determine their longevity, otherwise these storage bags are highly recommended.


Igenix DF1210 Portable 3-Speed Fan with Tilt Action/Quiet Operation and Mesh Safety Grill, 12-Inch, 35 W, White
Igenix DF1210 Portable 3-Speed Fan with Tilt Action/Quiet Operation and Mesh Safety Grill, 12-Inch, 35 W, White
Price: £24.29

4.0 out of 5 stars A good fan, 21 May 2015
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Once assembled, which is fairly easy, you get a good desk fan. The fan gives the user the expected range movement. There are variable speeds, on the highest there is some noise but nothing to keep you awake at night. As others have mentioned the owner gets a two-year guarantee, which is good to have.

This is a good fan that does its job well, and the pricing seems to be in line with other similar fans. Please note, as the bumf says not wall mountable.


The Cutting Room by Hoffman, Jilliane (2013) Paperback
The Cutting Room by Hoffman, Jilliane (2013) Paperback

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Depraved world of inflicted suffering and snuff clubs, 21 May 2015
Before I get into the review of this crime fiction novel it is important note that while the author gives background to her significant characters that have appeared previously in other books, I believe to `fully enjoy' this novel, one needs to have read `Retribution' and `Last Witness'. While these books cannot be called a true series, the characters such as CJ Townsend and Bill Bantling, seem to `populate' all three books with their traits, working practice and have their own narrative framed within the text of each story told.

That said I found this a pretty high strung thriller set against a frame work of the sick and depraved world of inflicted suffering and snuff clubs. Some of the main ingredients are very good attention to detail by using some sharp dialogue, well researched legal and forensic practice. The narrative is `crisp' and the relationships forged between the lawyer Daria di Bianchi and detective is well managed and convincing.
In part the story takes one to the edge-of-the-seat. For me the ending was a genuine surprise.


[(Nitty Winnie)] [Author: Laura Owen] published on (August, 2012)
[(Nitty Winnie)] [Author: Laura Owen] published on (August, 2012)
by Laura Owen
Edition: Paperback

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Humorous tales with amazing illustrations, 21 May 2015
Nitty Winnie is a fun book that contains a number of little stories encapsulated in one book. Winnie is a witch and is presented here with her cat Wilbur. Winnie goes to a wedding and does a lot more as she such as goes through dancing ribbons and getting nits. Another narrative `dinosaur collecting cards', and being a sand princess and getting puffed out while arranging a wedding.

The character Winnie is a rather funny and I would recommend her stories on the comedic value alone. The age range for these tales 5-9 year olds. I particularly the way the author has put lots of stories in one book and coupled them amazing and quirky illustrations in it.


Business Vocabulary: Student Book + Audio CD Pack by Paul Emmerson ( 2009 ) Paperback
Business Vocabulary: Student Book + Audio CD Pack by Paul Emmerson ( 2009 ) Paperback

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars This is very good, 21 May 2015
This is a book of two halves - that tackles business language. The first part deals with confident and competent usage of vocabulary in a business environment. While the last half is aimed at effective and targeted business communications - so that the student has the talents at hand to deliver effective language resources whether they are on the telephone, communicating over the internet, be that be in writing or audio visual context, using their business vocabulary when tackling written correspondence and being able to positively `navigate' meetings and seminars etc.

To this end the narrative and layout is precisely aimed to help business English students enhance and increase their vocabulary, allowing the student to express themselves more assuredly in a professional context. The materials contained allow for individual study, or in groups. The materials are designed to be used by candidates who are at intermediate level or higher.


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