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The History of English Literature (Naxos AudioBooks Histories series)
The History of English Literature (Naxos AudioBooks Histories series)
by Perry Keenlyside
Edition: Audio CD
Price: £17.35

4.0 out of 5 stars Very good, although the chapter on the 20th century was ..., 1 Oct. 2014
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Very good, although the chapter on the 20th century was short and didn't offer much - but I guess that's not this author's fault.


The Best of Simple (American Century)
The Best of Simple (American Century)
by Langston Hughes
Edition: Paperback
Price: £15.00

5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant. Witty, 1 Oct. 2014
WHY HADN'T I HEARD OF THIS BOOK YEARS AGO!

Brilliant. Witty. Insightful. Thought provoking. Subtle. Intelligent.

It's so good I have stopped reading it so fast as I won't know what to do with myself once I have reached the end.


Africa Is Not a Country
Africa Is Not a Country
by Margy Burns Knight
Edition: Paperback
Price: £6.55

5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars, 1 Oct. 2014
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Perfect for children, and I even learned a few things as an adult!


Gone Girl
Gone Girl
by Gillian Flynn
Edition: Paperback
Price: £3.85

19 of 23 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Those no good lying reviewers who said that this was an 'excellent ..., 1 Oct. 2014
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This review is from: Gone Girl (Paperback)
I am upset that I read this book to the end!

Those no good lying reviewers who said that this was an 'excellent literary thriller'.

There are a few excellent moments and some witty insights into contemporary relationships, but these do little to redeem this unnecessarily long, often vulgar, and at times poorly written story which carries no overarching theme or moral or principle, but just tries too hard to excite and shock at the expense, or in lieu, of writing three dimensional characters and a coherent and believable third act.

Now I'm upset that I have taken this much time to write about something I disliked so much.
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Darwin Deez
Darwin Deez
Price: £6.74

5.0 out of 5 stars Classic album - shame about the second one., 30 Sept. 2014
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Classic album - shame about the second one.


Supa Dupa Fly
Supa Dupa Fly
Offered by westworld-
Price: £8.03

5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars, 30 Sept. 2014
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I don't think Timberland will ever out-do the beat he made for 'beep me 911'


Jamaica My Island Home
Jamaica My Island Home
by Adrian Mandara
Edition: Paperback
Price: £5.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars This is an excellent book for parents of young children who want them ..., 30 Sept. 2014
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This is an excellent book for parents of young children who want them to learn about Jamaica (due to te illustrations it's great for 2-8 year olds). I bought a children's book about Africa for my niece but her mother wanted something Jamaica too. I searched and searched and finally found this book. It is so simple yet informative and fun! I even learned a couple of new things about the island my parents were from.
This book was so good I bought twice - one for each niece!


I Am Love [DVD] (2009)
I Am Love [DVD] (2009)
Dvd ~ Tilda Swinton
Offered by BTR Direct Ltd
Price: £6.93

3 of 13 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Complete toilet water!, 15 Oct. 2013
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Arrogant, pretentious garbage! I call even call it style without substance as the share absurdity of the film distracts from the few moments of nice camera work. The director is was using his camera as a surrogate for a body member he probably feels he needs to overcompensate for, and proceeds to pleasure himself and expect us all not only to watch it but also to like it. 'I Am Love' - how pompous


Leaving Las Vegas [DVD]
Leaving Las Vegas [DVD]
Dvd ~ Nicolas Cage
Price: £5.70

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Before Cage became a douche, 15 Oct. 2013
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A brilliant piece of American film noir. very dark, very, very dark and touching and sad and beautiful. Oh Nicholas... what happend


To The Lighthouse (Vintage Classics)
To The Lighthouse (Vintage Classics)
by Virginia Woolf
Edition: Paperback
Price: £5.99

5.0 out of 5 stars One oif my most favourite books, 15 Oct. 2013
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I believe this is Woolf at her finest and most insightful. There is a lull two thirds in, but before and after that point it's simply sublime


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