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The Martian
The Martian
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4.0 out of 5 stars Lost on Mars, 2 Nov 2014
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One of the best sci go books I have read in a long time. Very believable, and well written. I found myself really rooting for the main character.


Two More Pints
Two More Pints
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4.0 out of 5 stars Great insight, 30 Sep 2014
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Roddy Doyle scores again! Funny and thought provoking. The man has his finger on the pulse. A very enjoyable read.


The Shipping News
The Shipping News
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars sweet music to my ears., 6 Aug 2013
This review is from: The Shipping News (Audio CD)
If you like good music - oh yeah! - then give this album a try. Warm, soothing,uplifting, meaningful and unpretentious songwriting from a hidden talent.
Excellent voice, reminiscent, in many ways, to the soul sounds of Stax , with more than a hint of Van Morrison.
This album contains one of the best love songs not yet covered by Michael Buble'.
Well worth a punt!


Great Housewives of Art
Great Housewives of Art
by Sally Swain
Edition: Paperback

4.0 out of 5 stars Quirky, 24 Jun 2013
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I really enjoyed the images presented in this slim volume. Well worth a look for anyone who can see the lighter side of some of the great art of the last century.


The Six Wives Of Henry VIII
The Six Wives Of Henry VIII
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3.0 out of 5 stars Fascinating Subject, 24 Jun 2013
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This is a great historical story, that offers real insight into the goings on at Henry's court. Unfortunately, it is spoiled by a bit too much repetition.


The Bob Dylan Electric Omnibus Sampler (Backpages Anthologies Book 0)
The Bob Dylan Electric Omnibus Sampler (Backpages Anthologies Book 0)
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Be very careful, 25 Dec 2012
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This is a sampler. The sort of thing other authors give away on kindle to give you a chance to see if you will like the book.
My advice is don't waste your money.
If the list of contents grabs you, then buy the full text, otherwise, leave well alone!


11.22.63: Kindle Enhanced Edition
11.22.63: Kindle Enhanced Edition
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0 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Worth a read., 27 Aug 2012
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An Excellent story, well told, as is usually the case with Stephen King. The Ending is just a little too predictable.


The NLP Cookbook: 50 Life Enhancing NLP Techniques for Coaches, Therapists and Trainers
The NLP Cookbook: 50 Life Enhancing NLP Techniques for Coaches, Therapists and Trainers
by Fran Burgess
Edition: Paperback
Price: £19.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars All the right recipes, just waiting for you to add the ingredients, 24 Jan 2012
Consider Fran as the Delia Smith of NLP, and you may get some idea of what this book can do to help you improve your use of NLP.
Not only is it full of practical and enjoyable recipes for you to try out, but it is also and extremely pleasing artefact.
Well worth spending time with


Astral Weeks - Live At The Hollywood Bowl
Astral Weeks - Live At The Hollywood Bowl
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29 of 35 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Astral Weeks Revisited, 9 Feb 2009
I've sat and listened to the original release of this album more times than I could possibly remember, since I first came across it in 1973.
To have Van revisit this masterpiece, himself, all in one go , is a dream come true.
Van approaches his interpretation of these songs anew, from a perspective of 40 years on, looking back at that time in his life when anything was possible. The voice has changed since then, but the artistry has not diminished.
On the Friday night in November in the Hollywood Bowl, when Van performed Slim Slow Slider,
I was conscious of being present in a moment of artistic beauty at the instant of great art being created.
It lifted me right up and took me way beyond where ever I'd been in terms of my relationship with, and my understanding of,
that song prior to that performance.
The whole trip to L.A. had already proved to be socially worthwhile, and that performance of that song on that night made it musically and artistically worthwhile.
And it stayed that way for the rest of the show , with Madame George laying me out completely.

And when I just listened to Slider on the new release , it totally re enforced my feelings about that moment.
Any critic who rates this album anything less than 11 on the ten scale, has missed the point altogether - pretty
much like the first time round!
As Mr T once said " I pity the fool!"

Shame we got the Saturday Madame George , which is merely stellar! :-)
As to the music on this album,Shortly after the shows in November, someone
declared that the violinist Tony Fitzgibbon won the award for MVP.
After listening to the official release, there can be little doubt that this is the case. Extra ordinary and empathetic, he is totally in the zone.
But I think, also that we must say a Big Hand for the Band.
This ensemble is as sweet as can be, and the whole thing is held together
by the glue that is David Hayes on bass
For me, Hayes is the best bass player I've heard in any Van Morrison band
and his performance on this album is the equal of the original.
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20 Keys to Workplce Imp-refer to 20krev
20 Keys to Workplce Imp-refer to 20krev
by Iwao Kobayashi
Edition: Hardcover

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Roadmap to Success, 23 April 2004
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This book is full of wisdom and common sense.
It describes clearly andconcisely each of the twenty strands which, when taken together, will giveany kind of business
a framework within which to plan and monitor itscontinuous improvement.
Be aware, though, that this is very much a bookwhich describes what the twenty keys are, rather than a prescription forhow to go about implementing the programme.


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