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The No Rules Handbook for Writers (know the rules so you can break them)
The No Rules Handbook for Writers (know the rules so you can break them)
Price: £8.03

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars different, 20 July 2013
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It felt a bit hollow and I'm not sure how much I got out of it, though it was a good idea. I think this would perhaps be more useful to a playwright as most examples focus on this.

Two Lights
Two Lights
Offered by Amazin Deals *****
Price: £2.32

5.0 out of 5 stars a genius at work!, 25 Feb 2009
This review is from: Two Lights (Audio CD)
Five For Fighting has been my favourite artist for perhaps three years now, and while I was well aquainted with his other three albums, I just discovered this a few months ago, and it instantly became my favourite album!

The more I listen to it the more I love it, enjoying it so much I've begun to like the other albums less. It's a must-have for any Five For Fighting Fan.

Saying that, this album is very different than his past releases. Firstly, its more political. Many songs seem to be about the Iraq war, poverty, the meaning of life. The songs are a lot deeper (though he was never one to place the meaning of a song right on the surface) and beautifully written with a melody thats both entrancing and catchy. I tend to have to listen to a song a few times before I begin to really like it, but not so with this album!

Every song is brilliant (except maybe policeman's xmas party, but even that has an interesting story behind it)

I really can't urge you enough to try this album out, FFF fan or not, the songs will stick in your head for days!

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11 of 11 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars disappointing, 15 Jan 2009
While the dock is quite attractive and reasonably compact, and is one of the few docking stations that charge my 4th gen nano it has one major flaw. When playing music there is a large amount of static which interferes with the enjoyment. This is a serious flaw which you must be aware of before purchasing but one which they fixed with the On Stage IIIP. I would recommend anyone who is thinking of purchasing this product to consider paying the extra for the IIIP, it is definately worth it.
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As You Like It (Cambridge School Shakespeare)
As You Like It (Cambridge School Shakespeare)
by David M. Bevington
Edition: Paperback

5 of 6 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars very useful if you are putting on a production, 30 Sep 2008
i'm not going to review the actual play as this was done very well by another reviewer, however when wishing to purchase this play you may realise their are loads of different editions to choose from, and you may be wondering 'is this edition right for you?'

This really breaks down the text by having the play on every right-hand page and on the left has a short description of what is happening on the page opposite as well as a glossary of some of the page's most challenging words and phrases, just like in the heinemann shakespeare. This is what attracted me to this edition, however i found myself just slightly disappointed.

As well as the description and glossary on the left-hand page there are various exercises for you to do either alone or in groups that will help drama students to understand the text and the context in which it should be played. These exercises looked very helpful to those studying drama, even including photos from past productions. However as i was doing this play for english i would have liked a little more indepth insight to the actual text.

At the end, after the play there are analysis of the characters and setting as well as some on the context of the play which ive just started reading and have found very helpful, as well as more information on staging 'as you like it'. This is all great, i would just have liked a little more specific insight during the reading of the play.

in short, this edition is ideal for anyone practicing drama, and while it is more than adequate an edition for anyone who needs a little help while reading the text, it lacks a little for those wishing for a more indepth insight.
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Kyle XY - Complete Series 1 [DVD]
Kyle XY - Complete Series 1 [DVD]
Dvd ~ Matt Dallas
Offered by PickleTickle
Price: £29.99

16 of 16 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars truly extraordinary!!, 29 July 2008
if you like programmes enshrouded in supernatural mystery such as lost, the 4400 and heroes. this is for you. while it has not been that big in britain (only showing on trouble, or bbc 2 late at night) it should be!

its directed mainly at teenagers but has enough twists and suspense to engage adults as well. the show follows a teenage boy who woke up in the woods with no memory of his life previously, he couldnt speak and had no understanding of human customs. He is taken in by a family as the mum is his psychologist, but as time goes by they realise he is not normal... The show is narrated by Kyles thoughts as he understands the world and people around him as if they are a foreign species.

This programme leaves shows like lost and heroes behind! buy it and see!

Final Fantasy Fables: Chocobo Tales (Nintendo DS)
Final Fantasy Fables: Chocobo Tales (Nintendo DS)
Offered by MDS Entertainment
Price: £10.45

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars addictive, 23 Jun 2007
= Fun:5.0 out of 5 stars 
i bought this game only a few days ago and i've struggled to pull myself away from it! The minigames remind me of warioware, only they last longer, and there's an interesting storyline to the game which to me feels more zelda-like than final fantasy.

There is a fantastic selection of music from a variety of previous final fantasys, and while there are no RPG style battles but instead duels with cards, which i was a little wary of, but found to be my favourite part of the game! Also, as someone said, final fantasy fans will be glad to be visiting some past characters through the game.

The only problem i'm having with the game is that it is too short. i've already nearly finished it, but even once i do, i can go back to the many microgames to try to get a gold medal on them, or complete all the goals on the minigames so i can collect all the cards.

i highly recommend this game to anyone, whether a fan of final fantasy or not!

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