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Not The End Of The World
Not The End Of The World
by Kate Atkinson
Edition: Paperback
Price: £6.39

5.0 out of 5 stars Just excellent, 16 Dec 2014
I read some of the one star reviews of this book in amazement. In my opinion this is the best book I've read this year, or maybe for several years.

Each and every story is beautifully and cleverly written. The stories are wholly original and engaging. It is excellent in every way. The stories are not always neat and rounded with a 'happy ever after' (or even not happy), and sometimes there are loose ends. But good writing should make you think. I don't want to be spoon fed mass market pap. If you don't either then read this book.


The Geneva Trap: A Liz Carlyle novel (Liz Carlyle Novels Book 7)
The Geneva Trap: A Liz Carlyle novel (Liz Carlyle Novels Book 7)
Price: £4.80

3.0 out of 5 stars So so, 14 Nov 2014
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I hope she was a better spy than she is author. She's no Le Carre that's for sure.


Lanzarote Tour & Trail Super-durable Map
Lanzarote Tour & Trail Super-durable Map
by David Brawn
Edition: Map
Price: £8.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Essential for the independent traveller to Lanzarote., 14 Nov 2014
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Super durable, great for walking and navigating the island by car. Well worth the money


Chipotle Chilli Dried Whole - 100g
Chipotle Chilli Dried Whole - 100g
Offered by CHILLIESontheWEB
Price: £2.99

1.0 out of 5 stars Don't buy, 14 Nov 2014
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Dry, crumbly and almost no discernible chilli flavour. I've thrown them out.


10 x Ceramic MR16 MR11 12V Low Voltage Lampholders - Wire Connector Sockets for Lamp Light Recessed Downlights
10 x Ceramic MR16 MR11 12V Low Voltage Lampholders - Wire Connector Sockets for Lamp Light Recessed Downlights
Offered by Magic&Gorgeous
Price: £1.87

5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars, 14 Nov 2014
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Took a long time to arrive (from China/Hong Kong), but they're as described, they work and they're very cheap.


From the Cradle
From the Cradle
Price: £3.99

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Rubbish, 23 Oct 2014
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This review is from: From the Cradle (Kindle Edition)
Very poorly written. Cliche ridden, preposterous plot and some wildly unbelievable characters. At times it made be laugh out loud (not because what I'd just read was intentionally funny but rather because it was so bad).

I did make it to the end, so 2 stars rather than 1, but - do yourself a favour and buy a book written by someone who can write and leave this nonsense on the shelf.


Trouble with the Curve
Trouble with the Curve
Dvd
Offered by Lovefilm UK Limited
Price: £0.00

5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant Eastwood, 9 May 2014
This review is from: Trouble with the Curve (DVD)
Clintwood shows (yet again) what a superb actor he is. He makes it look so easy and so natural. A great film.


The Simpsons and Their Mathematical Secrets
The Simpsons and Their Mathematical Secrets
by Simon Singh
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £15.19

2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars A drop in form for Simon SIngh, 15 April 2014
I love maths, I like the Simpsons and I'm a big fan of Simon Singh's previous work. However this book is poor. There isn't enough material for a book one third the length. It feels contrived and stretched. It's a book which probably sounded like a great idea, but which unfortunately didn't work out in practice. Come on Simon, you're better than this!


Mayday
Mayday
by Nelson DeMille
Edition: Paperback
Price: £7.99

1.0 out of 5 stars Utter garbage, 30 Jan 2014
This review is from: Mayday (Paperback)
This is one of the worst books I have ever read. It's so badly written, the plot is absurd and the characters a long way short of believable. I have honestly never read anything worse - it's a miracle I made it to the end (but a relief when I did).


Elixir 80/20 Bronze Acoustic Sets Ultra-Thin Nanoweb Coating - Custom Light (0.011 - 0.052)
Elixir 80/20 Bronze Acoustic Sets Ultra-Thin Nanoweb Coating - Custom Light (0.011 - 0.052)
Price: £13.64

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Quality strings, 15 July 2012
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OK so not the cheapest guitar strings I've ever bought, but almost certainly the best. They are a little 'bright', but that's grown on me. I'll be buying some more (but not for a while hopefully!)


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