N. J. Franklin

"Nick of Time"
Helpful votes received on reviews: 77% (20 of 26)
Location: Spain


Top Reviewer Ranking: 474,939 - Total Helpful Votes: 20 of 26
Zombie Pocket Guide by Angelo Tropea
Zombie Pocket Guide by Angelo Tropea
There is nothing particularly wrong with this book except for the fact that it doesn't offer anything original or even unite diverse material. Much of the book is taken up by material copied and pasted from Wikipedia. There is no attempt to hide this, mind; the "author" credits his sources clearly. Moreover, the book is padded out with an episode-by-episode summary of the first three seasons of The Walking Dead - not comment or analysis, just a summary of what happens. I'm not quite sure who this might be useful for. There are lists and more lists - all readily available on Wikipedia.
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Policing Public Disorder: Theory and Practice by David Waddington
5.0 out of 5 stars Balanced and insightful, 25 April 2012
I bought this book as a regular non-violent demonstrator wishing to compare British and Continental policing strategies for protests. I found the book very readable and illuminating. I hadn't realized how much thought went into policing public order and how many ways it could go wrong.
The Art of Andy Goldsworthy: Complete Works: Speci&hellip by William Malpas
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
This is certainly not a coffee-table book. For those who love to see Goldsworthy's work and project their own ideas onto it, this book will be a disappointment. It is heavy on text - what I've seen so far is intelligent and thoughtful - and poorly illustrated in black and white.