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AmazonBasics High-Speed HDMI Cable 9.8 Feet/3.0 m Supports Ethernet / 3D / Audio Return (Newest Standard)
AmazonBasics High-Speed HDMI Cable 9.8 Feet/3.0 m Supports Ethernet / 3D / Audio Return (Newest Standard)
Price: £5.29

5.0 out of 5 stars Cable works well, good price, and prompt delivery, 25 April 2014
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I do not have other makes of cable for side-by-side comparison of image quality, but the result with this cable is completely satisfactory. This cable is being used in a static, domestic setup, so no experience gained of reliability when frequently handled, but quality looks good.
The price was better than many others - some were ridiculously expensive. It is hard to see what possible benefit their higher price might bring.
Product received within a couple of days - well ahead of promised schedule. Well done.


Never Go Back: (Jack Reacher 18)
Never Go Back: (Jack Reacher 18)
Price: £3.49

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5.0 out of 5 stars Classic Reacher. Intelligent, absorbing and full of action., 14 Dec 2013
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Lee Child has produced another gripping episode in the free-wheeling life of Jack Reacher. His knowledge of the US military, and the power-plays between different branches, is used to great effect here. We also see the motivations driving different ranks and individuals. In this adventure, Reacher is not alone. Plenty of input comes from his female companion, avoiding the chauvinism which many other authors display when creating a powerful male lead character. Read this book as slowly as possible, because once you finish it you will be impatient to get your hands on the next great release from Lee Childs.


Matt Helm: Death of A Citizen
Matt Helm: Death of A Citizen

3.0 out of 5 stars Fails to generate excitement, 14 Dec 2013
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I was looking for an author to take the place of Lee Childs, now that I have read all the Jack Reacher books. Donald Hamilton was suggested, but this, the first of his books I have read, felt very flat. The writing seemed dated and somehow stilted. I found I did not really care about the hero Matt Helm. Whereas Childs makes you almost a participant in the action, Hamilton leaves you as a mere onlooker, like casually watching an old film on a small TV screen, while eating your dinner. I am not encouraged to read more Matt Helm books.


Farewell Angelina: Remastered
Farewell Angelina: Remastered
Price: £8.90

5.0 out of 5 stars Pure simplicity. Very nostalgic, 17 Aug 2013
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This re-mastered CD takes us back to the early 1960s, when youth was finding its voice to challenge inequality and war. This album, for me, evokes very clear images from my teen years, when all you needed was a powerful song, a good voice and an acoustic guitar to create a masterpiece. Purity and emotion are the strengths, not heavy orchestration or post-production meddling. Several of the tracks were penned by Bob Dylan, some by Joan Baez, and a few of the other great standards of that era.
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Uni Kuru Toga Revolving Nib Black Mechanical Technical Drawing Pencil 0.5mm Nib With Leads
Uni Kuru Toga Revolving Nib Black Mechanical Technical Drawing Pencil 0.5mm Nib With Leads
Offered by Cambridge Lifestyle
Price: £9.99

4.0 out of 5 stars Does what it says on the tin, 17 Aug 2013
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A simple reliable tool which performs significantly better than the cheap throwaway variety. Leads stay sharp and do not break too easily.


Harry's Game (Ultimate Collection)
Harry's Game (Ultimate Collection)
Price: £5.49

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4.0 out of 5 stars Gritty Realism in The Troubles, 17 Aug 2013
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A compelling look into the unglamorous world where fanaticism is entangled with harsh everyday life. The characters are explored in depth, with their fears and frailties exposed.


6FT 30pin 30-pin Dock Connector Port to Male HDMI cable cables for Apple ipad2 ipad3 iphone4G 4S
6FT 30pin 30-pin Dock Connector Port to Male HDMI cable cables for Apple ipad2 ipad3 iphone4G 4S
Offered by Golden Battery
Price: £29.99

4.0 out of 5 stars Effective cable at a good price, 12 May 2013
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This cable works well and is at an attractive price. In retrospect, we would have benefitted from a slightly longer cable, to reach from sofa to the back of the TV. If you do not need more than 6ft, it will serve you well.


Avery Media Labels Inkjet 35mm Film Slides 46x11.11mm Ref J8657-25 [1050 Labels]
Avery Media Labels Inkjet 35mm Film Slides 46x11.11mm Ref J8657-25 [1050 Labels]
Offered by Dunning Computers Ltd
Price: £13.30

4.0 out of 5 stars Fast-drying, easy peel labels., 12 May 2013
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These labels are a very convenient size for labelling small items. We have used them for many years to provide unlock codes for our software CDs. Inkjet print dries almost instantly, which is a great improvement on earlier versions, which could still smudge when handled days later. Our one reservation, which may be a benefit for other users, is a relatively low tack on smooth plastic. They can partially detach if left for some while. On paper and other porous surfaces, they cling tightly.


Premier Housewares Coronet Egg Cups - Set of 4 - Cream
Premier Housewares Coronet Egg Cups - Set of 4 - Cream
Price: £7.99

3.0 out of 5 stars Great for Small Eggs, 12 May 2013
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These egg cups are well finished and look smart, but have two drawbacks. They are rather narrow, so large eggs are balanced on top of them rather than snugly within the cup. The other minor point is that they are hollow, double-skinned. They fill up with water when washed, which can result in spillage if you are not careful when turning them upright. Remember this and use small eggs and you will have no complaints.


Crumpler Slip 13" Air Laptop Protection
Crumpler Slip 13" Air Laptop Protection
Offered by Crumpler
Price: £18.00

4.0 out of 5 stars Nice product if you can still buy it at discount, 26 Feb 2013
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Works well to protect the screen from scratching by the keyboard, and as a screen cleaner. Good quality, but usually overpriced. A couple of optician's free glasses cleaning cloths will do the job, but do not have the same sense of style.


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