Graham Lewis

Helpful votes received on reviews: 90% (145 of 162)


Top Reviewer Ranking: 25,462 - Total Helpful Votes: 145 of 162
Samsung 305U 11.6 inch Laptop - Silver (AMD E450 1&hellip by Samsung
20 of 23 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Light but flawed, 20 Oct 2012
I wanted a lightweight laptop to replace my creaking netbook. This one fits the bill and that's why it gets 3 stars.
Unlike Chromebooks, you don't need internet access to use it (I can't imagine anything less useful.)
Unlike Netbooks, it does chunter along at a good speed (but if all you're doing is mail, browsing and word processing then buy one of those instead.)
Unlike Ultrabooks you don't need a mortgage to buy one. With the sleep function it wakes up in seconds.

Being new it hasn't succumbed to the creeping slowness associated with any aging Windows PC (of course MS don't deliberately slow down old systems through the updates; that would be immoral and of… Read more
Monsieur Maurice by Amelia Ann Blanford Edwards
Monsieur Maurice by Amelia Ann Blanford Edwards
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Beautifully written, 4 Sep 2012
No sex, no graphic violence, just an exquisitely written tale with a touch of intrigue. The use of language is a reminder of the depredations of modern educational methods.
The Woolly Murders (The Mike Malone Mysteries Book&hellip by Milly Reynolds
9 of 10 people found the following review helpful
Just the thing for nodding off to sleep in a business hotel room. Quite delightful, eccentric and gently funny. The characters are caricatures, the plot is painfully potty and the setting is in writers' whimsyland but so what, it's great.
Only problem is that the author has added a murder after finishing the book, presumably to tidy up the plot. At least, that's how it reads. It needs checking for consistency as the detective looks on the face of X for the first and last time, until the next page anyway, and the murderer has struck twice but there are three bodies. Those little inconsistencies kept me awake, which is not the point of this book. On the plus side,it avoidz the… Read more

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