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Irène (The Camille Verhoeven Trilogy)
Irène (The Camille Verhoeven Trilogy)
by Pierre Lemaître
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £9.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Book 1 not 2, 16 July 2014
This is the first book of the trilogy and should be read before Alex which is book 2 and gives away the end of this book.
This is a gripping, although sometimes gruesome tale. There is a great twist.


Alex (The Camille Verhoeven Trilogy)
Alex (The Camille Verhoeven Trilogy)
by Pierre Lemaître
Edition: Paperback
Price: £5.99

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars This is book 2 not book 1!, 16 July 2014
This is a gripping tale with many twists and turns. However this is the second book in the trilogy not the first and it gives away major plot suppliers for Irene the first book. Irene is an even better read with a staggering twist. Amazon should correct the numbering and not spoil the first book for readers


The Rod Stewart Sessions 1971-1998 (Rarities/Sessions Box)
The Rod Stewart Sessions 1971-1998 (Rarities/Sessions Box)
Price: £31.84

24 of 24 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Forgotten how good he was!, 2 Oct 2009
This is a truly amazing box set comprising a mixture of unreleased early versions of songs, and some unreleased mastrerpieces.

The early version of Maggie May keeps the same tune but the lyrics are totally different.
Highlight of the first disc is a pared down version of I'd Rather go Blind which, along with many other tracks, demonstartes what a great soul singer yer man is.

On disc 2 there is an unreleased track, Innocent, which is a sequal to Killiing of Georgie which looks at the events from the killers point of view and what happenned next to him.

Other highlights include an all star recording of In a Broken Dream including Dave Gilmour and John Paul Jones. There are also some great stripped back tracks such as Scarred and Scared and a lovely version of the late John Martyn's May You Never.

This is a must for not just Rod Stewart fans but for anyone who wants to hear a true rock legend in his prime and without many of the bells and whistles that later producers added to the tracks.
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Nicola Benedetti
Nicola Benedetti
Price: £9.86

32 of 36 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A Stunning Debut, 23 May 2005
This review is from: Nicola Benedetti (Audio CD)
I was lucky enough to be at the Usher Hall in Edinburgh when Nicola won the BBC Young Musician of the Year and on this album she easily matches the performance of the Szymanowski Violin Concerto. This is a piece which pulls you in and grabs hold until the gentle finish.
The othe highlight of the album is the Havanaise by Saint Saens, which is played beautifully.
Nicola has a long career ahead of her and I am looking forward to her next recording already. I am so please she has avoided the populist route. BUY THIS ALBUM you will not be disapointed


As Time Goes By - The Great American Song Book Vol 2
As Time Goes By - The Great American Song Book Vol 2
Offered by DVD Overstocks
Price: £4.79

12 of 16 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Stewarts silver tounge has a touch of gold, 25 Oct 2003
I am not a big fan of this type of music, but Rod's voice has rarely sounded better. This follow up to The American Songbook is possibly better than last years album. I'm in the mood for love makes you understand why women seem to fall at his feet, and his duet with Cher is another highlight of many.
Rod has put his own twist on these classic songs and shows Robbie how it really should be done. He does not try to imitate the oldies....he just sings them and sings them superbly.
However for the next album Rod lets have some of your own songs!


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