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0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Perfectly OK for wall fixing, 24 Nov 2014
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Arrived promptly at half the price of similar racks on this site but note that the screws supplied are only suitable for wall fixing: I had to find 4 smaller screws to fix it to a unit draw but I had them lying around and didn't think it was worth paying double the price just to get the correct screws.

Memorial to the Missing of the Somme
Memorial to the Missing of the Somme
by Gavin Stamp
Edition: Hardcover

22 of 26 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Concise and Excellent !, 1 Sep 2006
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This is an excellent and easy-to-read book that goes into a surprising amount of detail, not only on the memorial itself, but on Lutyens, war memorials in general and the First World War, plus what has happened to the memorial after its completion and contemporary attitudes to it and to war and war memorials in general, even quoting the excellent fourth series of "Blackadder", as well as Sebastian Faulks' "Birdsong" as part of his examination of why people born long after the war are still fascinated by it and why the memorial attracts more visitors today than it did in the years immediately following the war. I'm familiar with Gavin Stamp's other books on architects and architectural history and this book is certainly up there with the best of his work.

The book is part of Profile Books' "Wonders of the World" series and before I read it I was surprised to see Thiepval included in a series that includes the Alhambra, the Colosseum and the Parthenon, but afterwards, taking Stamp's idea that it is a memorial to all those who have died in war, I can see why it was included. I'm looking forward to the volume on St Pancras Station in the same series.

I thoroughly recommend this book !
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5.0 out of 5 stars driving my neighbours mad !, 25 Mar 2001
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a brilliant album with Eros' vocals backed up by Spanish guitars and sweeping strings. Very catchy tunes, I agree with the other reviewers. Even the song to his little daughter Aurora (the last track) which was a bit syrupy at first, has grown on me. Highly recommended !!..

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