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Kodak Printhead Original (No 30) for C110 C310 C315, 1.2 3.2 Hero 3.1 4.2, 5.1, ESP Office 2100 Series.
Kodak Printhead Original (No 30) for C110 C310 C315, 1.2 3.2 Hero 3.1 4.2, 5.1, ESP Office 2100 Series.

5.0 out of 5 stars very easy to fit and sorted the problem immeditaley, 29 Sept. 2015
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Had had problems with the black ink printing and saw other reviews of this product so thought I'd se if it would solve the problem. I ordered it and it was delivered two days later, very easy to fit and sorted the problem immeditaley, printer now prints both black and colour perfectly! A lot cheaper than buying a new printer!


Economy Webcam - Logicam Easycam Webcam - USB Webcam, Built-in Microphone, Plug & Play Webcam, 6 LED lights, Plug and Play USB Web Camera which does not need any driver - Ideal Chat webcam and Ideal Gift [Price reduced]. Good Quality Webcam
Economy Webcam - Logicam Easycam Webcam - USB Webcam, Built-in Microphone, Plug & Play Webcam, 6 LED lights, Plug and Play USB Web Camera which does not need any driver - Ideal Chat webcam and Ideal Gift [Price reduced]. Good Quality Webcam

5.0 out of 5 stars good webcam, good value, 31 May 2013
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Bought the webcam a while ago now, it arrived promptly, was easy to install and very easy to use. Recommend both supplier and camera.


Eleanor Of Aquitaine: By the Wrath of God, Queen of England
Eleanor Of Aquitaine: By the Wrath of God, Queen of England
by Alison Weir
Edition: Paperback
Price: £9.48

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars great read, 16 Dec. 2011
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Bought this having seen 'The Lion in Winter' (a play about Eleanor, husband Henry II and their dysfunctional family) and wanting to know more. Really enjoyed this book, it's well-written, pacey, sensational in places but not sensationalist. Tells Eleanor's story (what an astonishing woman!) but in the context of a hugely important era in English and European history, so plenty of detail about Henry II, Richard the Lionheart and John, and the Crusades. Excellent read; well-balanced, critical appraisal of characters and events; well worth the price. Highly recommended.


DK Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide: Singapore
DK Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide: Singapore
by Jennifer Eveland
Edition: Paperback
Price: £7.99

4.0 out of 5 stars good guide, 29 May 2011
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I'm a big fan of DK guides and the Top 10 range is very good. Does what it says, a guide to the 10 best of everything, so ideal for a short break. Easy to use, compact, excellent value.


Vax Turbobrush Tool for Vacuum Cleaners
Vax Turbobrush Tool for Vacuum Cleaners

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars poor performance, 2 Aug. 2010
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This product is not very good and certainly doesn't warrant the title 'turbo'. Not recommended.


Caravaggio: A Life Sacred and Profane
Caravaggio: A Life Sacred and Profane
by Andrew Graham-Dixon
Edition: Hardcover

49 of 52 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars comprehensive and authoritative, and an excellent read, 25 July 2010
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This is an excellent book. A must for lovers of art and art history. The author explains in the introduction that his focus is on the artist's paintings, and this is indeed the case with comments and interpretations of virtually all of Caravaggio's extant works, but the particular strength of the book lies in situating the paintings in their contemporary context. Graham-Dixon explains the social, economic and particularly religious environment of late-16th and early-17th century Italy in fascinating detail, enabling the reader to understand the context in which Caravaggio worked and produced his art. The opening chapter deals with the least documented period of his early life in Lombardy and is perhaps necessarily the most speculative, but it is nevertheless consistent and entirely convincing. It also establishes a firm foundation for an understanding of Caravaggio's religious beliefs and allows the author to build a consistent interpretation of Caravaggio's religiosity. The chapters on his life and work in Rome constitute the main body of the book, painting a compelling picture of a complex and troubled man in complex and troubled times. Much speculation, much of it lurid, has surrounded Caravaggio's life especially following his flight from Rome after the murder of Tomassoni. Graham-Dixon handles this exceptionally well, giving a full account of the murder and the aftermath, pulling no punches in describing the hopes and final failures in Naples, Malta and Sicily, and finally providing an excellent account of his final days, again laying to rest many of the more lurid speculations. There are almost 90 full-colour illustrations including all the artist's major works plus many examples of other works which either influenced him or were produced by his major competitors. A minor irritation is that the illustrations are not consistently ordered as they are referred to in the text and there is no cross-referencing so tracking them down and flicking backwards and forwards between text and illustration is cumbersome. Assessing Caravaggio's influence and contemporary relevance is difficult, especially as his work was forgotten or ignored for so long, and the last few pages of the book where this is attempted, especially through references to the cinematic work of Martin Scorsese, are not particularly convincing. (Scorsese is one of my favourite directors and Harvey Keitel one of my favourite actors, but not even a plea to Caravaggio is enough to save The Last Temptation of Christ from its rightful place in the Hall of Cinematic Shame.) These are minor quibbles though. This book provides a fully comprehensive, consistent and authoritative account of the life and work of a truly great artist.


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