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Double Cross: The True Story of The D-Day Spies
Double Cross: The True Story of The D-Day Spies
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0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Far too long, 1 Dec. 2013
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After a third of the way through this book I was feeling quite positive about it but then it became more and more repetitive until I felt I was just reading more of the same old same old. Just after the half-way mark I finally gave up - life is too short.


Alex's Adventures in Numberland
Alex's Adventures in Numberland
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Dull, 13 Nov. 2012
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A begrudging 2 stars. Life is too short to keep on ploughing through material presented as boringly as this when there are authors around like Simon Singh and Richard Dawkins.


Downton Abbey - Series 1 [DVD]
Downton Abbey - Series 1 [DVD]
Dvd ~ Hugh Bonneville
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Price: £5.04

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Attention-holding drama, 9 Jun. 2012
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Very good pre-world war drama about the privilrged class and their (too) many servants. A good storyline with no boring bits, well acted and presented
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Early Doors - Series 1 & 2 Box Set [DVD]
Early Doors - Series 1 & 2 Box Set [DVD]
Dvd ~ Craig Cash
Price: £9.57

2 of 55 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars A cure for insomnia, 9 Jun. 2012
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Mind-crushingly awful. I suppose you might get some laughs from it after 5 or 6 pints when your critical faculties have been dissolved in however much alcohol it takes.
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4 PAIRS OF READING GLASSES +4.0 STRENGTH bay004
4 PAIRS OF READING GLASSES +4.0 STRENGTH bay004

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Eye strain., 2 Nov. 2011
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They gave me eye strain and headaches. I have thrown them away and replaced them with synoptic glasses which are altogether better.


Even The Sounds Shine
Even The Sounds Shine

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A lovely surprise, 13 July 2011
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This review is from: Even The Sounds Shine (Audio CD)
I was familiar with Dave Douglas and Marty Ehrlich but wasn't prepared for such a thoroughly interesting and entertaining CD. The playing and invention are fascinating and exhilarating throughout and I would recommend this to any jazz fan who is not stuck in the world of trad jazz.
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Deewaar (1975) [DVD]
Deewaar (1975) [DVD]
Dvd ~ Amitabh Bachchan
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Price: £19.99

1 of 5 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars A warning., 13 July 2011
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Don't let the 5-star reviews cajole you into buying this DVD unless you are already a Bollywood fan. This was my first essay into the Bollywood world - and my last. I found the acting terrible, the plot simple-minded and although the picture was in "glorious technicolour" all the emotions expressed were in black and white with no shades of grey inbetween.


Martha Argerich: Début Recital (DG The Originals)
Martha Argerich: Début Recital (DG The Originals)
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Price: £7.38

3 of 12 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Dexterity., 6 July 2011
As is customary with Argerich the spotlight is on her and the composer comes a poor second. No one could deny her skill and her ability to hammer out the notes at great speed but nearly all poetry and musicality are lost in the process. If you like firework displays then maybe she is the pianist for you but not if it is the music itself that you value.


Scrubs : Complete Season 1 [DVD]
Scrubs : Complete Season 1 [DVD]
Dvd ~ Zach Braff
Offered by HarriBella.UK.Ltd
Price: £9.85

3 of 11 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Yawn., 19 Jun. 2011
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Funny for a short while, a very short while, and then it becomes so slick, repetitive, relentless and boring, boting, boring - and just unfunny. And smug. As another reviewer indicated - one of the most overrated TV shows.


The Complete Village Vanguard Recordings, 1961
The Complete Village Vanguard Recordings, 1961
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Price: £16.40

5 of 18 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Too much Scott Lafaro, 6 Jun. 2011
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A note of caution. I am second to no-one in my love and admiration of Bill Evans' piano playing and Paul Motian's contribution cannot be faulted. But - Scott Lafaro was no doubt a great bassist but I can only take so much solo bass playing especially when it is as obtrusive as it is on this CD. 50% less of him and if he could have receded more into the background then I would have no hesitation in giving this Scott Lafaro Trio (sorry, Billl Evans Trio) recording 5 stars.
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