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Lord Of The Flies
Lord Of The Flies
by Alastair Niven
Edition: Paperback

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars A shoddy trick., 4 Dec 2013
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This review is from: Lord Of The Flies (Paperback)
As others have written this is not the book but students notes in a completely different format than displayed.
It's of very little use to me as it is quite difficult to use if you haven't got the book in the first place.


Rolling Stones Hyde Park 2013 Butterfly Official Mens T Shirt (L)
Rolling Stones Hyde Park 2013 Butterfly Official Mens T Shirt (L)
Offered by Paradiso Clothing UK
Price: 13.85

2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Memories are made of this., 23 Nov 2013
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I was there at the original, and although the paunch of age ruins the image, you won't get this off me with a crow-bar.
Very well printed on good quality material.


Charles Wilson Wool Blend Button Neck Jumper : Navy - Large
Charles Wilson Wool Blend Button Neck Jumper : Navy - Large
Offered by Charles Wilson Clothing

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars British best., 23 Nov 2013
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This is my first Charles Wilson buy, but it certainly won't be my last.
It is everything that I wanted in a jumper ; material, fit, style, colour.
It's like Marks and Spencers used to be.


Mens Active Pique Polo T Shirts Sizes XS to 4XL - WORK CASUAL SPORTS LEISURE (L - LARGE, MAROON)
Mens Active Pique Polo T Shirts Sizes XS to 4XL - WORK CASUAL SPORTS LEISURE (L - LARGE, MAROON)

4.0 out of 5 stars Quality Workwear., 29 July 2013
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Exactly as described , no frills or fuss just a solid product.
Fit is good, colours as shown, and NO logo.


Salammbo
Salammbo
by Gustave Flaubert
Edition: Paperback
Price: 5.22

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars moan, moan ,moan., 29 July 2013
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I'm not moaning about the contents but the book format, more like
a car road map in style than a conventional book.
Hard to read in bed.


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4.0 out of 5 stars A trip back in time., 29 July 2013
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Exactly how a desert boot should be, kid glove soft with a squeaky crepe sole.
A very pleasing colour, well constructed,and light and comfortable on these hot days.
I wore these years ago when living in Libya but had forgotten how good they are.


Snopes, the Hamlet, the Town, the Mansion (Modern Library)
Snopes, the Hamlet, the Town, the Mansion (Modern Library)
by William Faulkner
Edition: Hardcover
Price: 21.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Not for the weak of sensitivity., 17 July 2013
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Modern sensibilities and sensitivities need to be put to one side when reading Faulkner. 
Here in one volume are the tales of the Snopes, from before the great war until the 60s.
As time flows in the novels,the 20th century unrolls with all of the superficial benefits and progress
taking shape, it’s only man standing still.
Faulkner can be hard to grasp at first reading, his use of 2 dollar words when a good piece of Anglo-Saxon
would have done produces turgid prose at times, but as a story-teller he is hard to beat.


The Complete Poems of C.P. Cavafy
The Complete Poems of C.P. Cavafy
by Daniel Mendelsohn
Edition: Hardcover
Price: 29.57

5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars An absolute treasure., 12 May 2013
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I had a prized copy of the collected poems, which like a fool I left on a garden table during a shower which semi-ruined it.
In modern parlance I decided to upgrade to the complete poems which includes 30 unfinished works in their first English version.
It is obvious that this has been a labour of love for the translator,Daniel Mendelsohn, and his Cavafy is gorgeous in its own right.

If there is a problem with this edition it is that it may make you spend a small fortune on books to research the poems characters when your imagination has been fired; no bad thing though.

Harper are to be commended for this edition, the book itself is a thing of beauty let alone the contents.


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