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More Fool Me
More Fool Me
Price: £4.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars slightly disappointing, 6 Dec 2014
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Although (as always) well written and witty, 20% of the book is a review of the last two, 50% is a 'lift and dump' of his diary, which although interesting makes me feel like not a lot of effort went into writing this volume. The remaining content is good, but doesn't really provide any insight into the times covered by the diary nor does it cover, critically, the time towards the end of the entries when Mr. Fry famously imploded. It would seem a natural conclusion to the book, as he covers his drug use and overburdened schedule by stops short of talking about the consequences - I can only think this is the publisher's way of getting us to buy yet another volume - lets just hope it has slightly more new content next time. Overall; buy it if you're a fan, but be prepared to be underwhelmed.


Worst. Person. Ever.
Worst. Person. Ever.
Price: £3.95

2.0 out of 5 stars not bad, 27 Jan 2014
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Didn't meet my expectations - rather poor story dynamic with little flow. Not his best work to date, but kept my attention.


Good Food: The Ultimate Recipe Book
Good Food: The Ultimate Recipe Book
by Angela Nilsen
Edition: Hardcover

7 of 8 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Interesting and informative, 13 Aug 2007
Highly enjoyable as this book gives a great background to the recipe itself, and the author's attempts to find the 'ultimate' version. As the book focusses on well known and well loved dishes it's unlikely to give you any new food ideas, but will certainly help to polish off your skill at these 50 items.


The Working Cook: A Year of Easy Cooking
The Working Cook: A Year of Easy Cooking
by Carina Cooper
Edition: Hardcover

2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars NOT for working people at all., 13 Aug 2007
The same thoughts as 'Busy working mum' from Surrey, I was truly disappointed when after reading such positive comments I found the book itself to be of very little use to me.

The book itself is beautiful and the recipes do indeed sound delicious, and I'm sure the cooking times are accurately low, however to shop for all the unusual ingredients would take hours per day. I expected this to be full of easy to prepare recipes using ingredients that normal working people would either have around or would find easy to purchase, however unless you work in an international and fully stocked delicatessen most of the recipes will only be possible after several hours of searching and shopping.

It also seems that an oddly high number of recipes use fish (which I don't particularly enjoy eating or having the smell in my kitchen for days).

Overall a very poor choice, and not one I would recommend to anyone.


The Definitive Book of Body Language: How to Read Others' Attitudes by Their Gestures
The Definitive Book of Body Language: How to Read Others' Attitudes by Their Gestures
by Allan Pease
Edition: Paperback
Price: £6.29

4 of 6 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Entertaining but basic, 5 Mar 2006
An entertaining read but very basic. If you are looking for an in depth study of body language pick another book. A bit too much 'filler' topic for me.


Small Business Svr Clt Ad 2000 English 5 3.5 DMF
Small Business Svr Clt Ad 2000 English 5 3.5 DMF
Price: £66.58

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Good software, poor bundling, 3 April 2002
SBS is an excellent range or products, including the server application itself, ISA firewall, Microsoft Exchange and SQL Server. Individually these are excellent products and if setup correctly work together in to create a server environment that can support any size business. Unfortunately Microsoft in an attempt to keep costs down have produced SBS by cutting out chunks of each piece of software and linking them all together - creating difficulties when installing the complete product and even more difficulties when trying to negotiate problems.
For it's price, however, it is a very good buy, however expect to spend either a great deal of time working on it's setup, or a hefty invoice from your IT consultant who you WILL need to help you install it.


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