J. F. James

Helpful votes received on reviews: 91% (30 of 33)
Location: Wiltshire, England


Top Reviewer Ranking: 435,200 - Total Helpful Votes: 30 of 33
Grunwerg Café Ole 8 Cup Cafetiere Coffee Maker by Grunwerg
5.0 out of 5 stars great cafetiere, 2 Jan 2013
Arrived on time , as described, great; requiring me to write more words in order to submit positive feedback is my only complaint!
How Money Talks (United Kingdom Council for Psycho&hellip by Lesley Murdin
3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
This book is a wonderfully comprehensive exploration of the meanings and symbolism of money, both in society as a whole, and with particular reference to its relevance in the field of therapy. Part of it is a detailed description of an analysis, fictitious but based on the author's wide experience as a psychoanalytic psychotherapist, which would be of interest to all kinds of therapist and counsellor, or indeed anyone interested in finding out what happens in the course of psychotherapy. The references to the role of money in particular, lead on to the next part of the book, which looks at the history and development of the concept of money, richly illustrated with examples from literature… Read more
The Midwife's Daughter by Patricia Ferguson
The Midwife's Daughter by Patricia Ferguson
9 of 11 people found the following review helpful
This is a book which addresses some of the important questions about life through a wonderfully gripping story, with believable characters and writing full of intelligence and dry wit. Ferguson presents life in all its amazing, painful complexity, with no simplistic sorting into heroes and villains. Joe, injured on the muddy battle-fields of France, can't abide the French, but looks at black Grace and sees a real and beautiful girl. Violet, in early twentieth century Cornwall, hasn't had the benefit of a modern midwifery training, but she brings unsentimental kindness and good sense to her work, unlike the better-qualified woman who replaces her. Grace,her adopted daughter, struggles with… Read more

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