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Human Game: Hunting the Great Escape Murderers
Human Game: Hunting the Great Escape Murderers
Price: £7.49

4.0 out of 5 stars A great story of diligent detective work and persistence that bought ..., 2 Jan. 2015
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A great story of diligent detective work and persistence that bought the Nazi murders to justice - unless they were protected or of more use to someone else. A good read.


Melkco Mix and Match Jacka Type Leather Case for Apple iPhone 5 - Vintage Black/Vintage Brown
Melkco Mix and Match Jacka Type Leather Case for Apple iPhone 5 - Vintage Black/Vintage Brown

3.0 out of 5 stars It never claimed to but this would have been a useful, 2 Jan. 2015
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Protects the phone but doesn't switch it off. It never claimed to but this would have been a useful feature


Sony Vaio VGP-BPS22 VGP-BPL22 Laptop Battery (Genuine)
Sony Vaio VGP-BPS22 VGP-BPL22 Laptop Battery (Genuine)
Offered by NotebookParts
Price: £42.99

1.0 out of 5 stars Despite assurances to the contrary this does not appear to ..., 2 Jan. 2015
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Despite assurances to the contrary this does not appear to be a real Sony battery. If it is then the performance is lamentable, lasting around one and a half hours. I hoped it would improve but it hasn't. At this price I would have expected more and feel something is not quite right about this.


FoxHunter 1000lb Hydraulic Motorcycle Workshop Table Lift Ramp Bench Large Size Minimum Height 180mm Max Height 780mm
FoxHunter 1000lb Hydraulic Motorcycle Workshop Table Lift Ramp Bench Large Size Minimum Height 180mm Max Height 780mm
Offered by KMS Distributions LTD
Price: £359.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars the platform works really well and is very good value. Someone else noted that you would be ..., 2 Jan. 2015
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Didn't really know what to expect despite reading the reviews. However, the platform works really well and is very good value. Someone else noted that you would be wise to tie the bike down to avoid that wobble as the platform is raised. Not surprisingly as you apply foot pressure on one side there is a tendency for the for the whole platform to wobble slightly. It is not dangerous but is slightly unnerving first time you lift your pride and joy two feet in the air!

One word of caution however, I chose the wider platform as my BMW tourer is quite wide and getting it onto the platform you do need somewhere to put your feet if you ride it onto the lift. Although the lowest height is good it is not flat and so unless you have very long legs there is still around an eight inch drop to account for. I usually put a ladder along side so that I can put my feet down. Once the bike starts to topple it is a weight to prevent falling over! I would recommend this lift as a great tool and at a good price.


Cambridge Audio Minx Go - portable speakers (2.1 system, Wireless, Battery, Universal, Silver, Bluetooth)
Cambridge Audio Minx Go - portable speakers (2.1 system, Wireless, Battery, Universal, Silver, Bluetooth)
Offered by Punto Tec
Price: £110.53

5.0 out of 5 stars Not small but good sound, 28 Aug. 2014
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Larger than expected but sounds great. Bass is excellent. Recharges and lasts for hours. Good value.


Myth and the Irish State
Myth and the Irish State
Price: £11.99

5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Real Food for thought - but don't expect an easy ride (or read), 28 Aug. 2014
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When I ordered this book I was expecting something along the lines of Tim Pat Coogan's Michael Collins but that it definitely is not. The title suggests that you will be treated to a systematic debunking of myths about the modern history of Ireland. It is not that either. As a non-expert and non-academic on this topic I found the book a challenging read. The content is very academic with references to other leading historians and their published sources which gives the topic a much greater depth for the casual reader.
I found the questions and hypotheses very stimulating and the questioning of the fundamental narrative of how physical force played such a part in the Irish story - especially around the 1919 -21 period very interesting. The issue of democracy as a founding principle is addressed, particularly in the context and apparent conflict between Collins the pro-Treaty "democrat" and senior member of the IRB council. The issue of who was in favour of or accepted the notion of military dictatorship also gives pause for thought. I have not completed the book but so far I have thoroughly enjoyed it as a well researched and detailed examination of critical topics that have been neglected or avoided in the general story of recent history. The link between the IRB, the IRA and the Provisional IRA is also examined. My summary probably does not do sufficient justice to a well researched tome from a respected authority. I look forward to the rest of the book. Mine is a Kindle edition.


Ace 11-13mm Stainless Steel Mini Clamp
Ace 11-13mm Stainless Steel Mini Clamp
Price: £5.72

4.0 out of 5 stars Four Stars, 18 Aug. 2014
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Seem well made and safe for fuel lines particularly where they have to remain submerged in fuel.


The GPO and the Easter Rising
The GPO and the Easter Rising
by Keith Jeffery
Edition: Paperback
Price: £14.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars This book sheds some really interesting light on the prevailing ..., 18 Aug. 2014
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This book sheds some really interesting light on the prevailing views of the senior civil servants and their families in Dublin associated with the Post Office in 1916. It quotes as primary sources the reports and letters of Mr & Mrs Norway, the mother and father of Nevil Shute, taken from the Post Office archives amongst others. It is an interesting insight into how people saw the uprising and how it disrupted their lives. There are other sources quoted and for the interested student of the period it is one more dimension to a fascinating story. The book is largely made up of primary source reports and letters and not a treatise on the rising or its effectiveness.


TRIXES Siphon Water Oil Liquid Fuel Hand Pump Air Inflator
TRIXES Siphon Water Oil Liquid Fuel Hand Pump Air Inflator

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars For the money it was fine, but I doubt it would be the choice ..., 18 Aug. 2014
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I needed to empty the fuel tank of my motorcycle and this pump did the job admirably. For the money it was fine, but I doubt it would be the choice of a professional who had a regular need for this task.


The Very Best Of
The Very Best Of
Offered by roundMediaUK
Price: £11.64

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Great if you are a Cilla fan, 24 July 2014
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This review is from: The Very Best Of (Audio CD)
You either like Cilla or not. I have had many of these recordings in various forms from tape to vinyl and they still work for me.


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