D. Crane

Helpful votes received on reviews: 99% (289 of 293)
Location: London, UK


Top Reviewer Ranking: 225,853 - Total Helpful Votes: 289 of 293
The Poet in Exile: A Novel by Ray Manzarek
The Poet in Exile: A Novel by Ray Manzarek
2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
I'm a huge fan of The Doors (especially Manzarek and Krieger) so I couldn't wait to read this book. Don't be expecting a Doors autoboiography as this is a 'fictional' account of the lead singer of a world-famous rock band who fakes his own death and disappears to lead a quieter life.

The writing is OK, but this should be expected as Ray Manzarek is a musician rather than a writer. Actually, scratch that. The writing is quite good, it's just that I found the main character repeats himself a lot which was a little irritating.

This will be of more interest to Doors fans than anyone else, but if you want your mind to start wondering whether this really is fiction or did… Read more
Frosty Mug by BBTradesales
Frosty Mug by BBTradesales
It is what it is, and it does it well. It's a frosty mug so you freeze it, put a drink in it and.... err... drink it. It'll hold a can of coke but not a can of beer, but it stays cold long enough that you can just top it up.
Mafia II (PS3) by Take 2 Interactive
Mafia II (PS3) by Take 2 Interactive
19 of 21 people found the following review helpful
I thoroughly enjoyed Mafia 2 while it lasted, but after completing the game in 10-11 hours there was just nothing left to do. No side-missions or collectables...

The story, the graphics, the driving mechanics, the shooting mechanics... all work well. However, once completed you are unable to go back and explore the city without reloading a previously-completed chapter. This wouldn't be too bad except your saved game then reverts back to that chapter, so you can only play subsequent chapters by playing the game through again.

Frankly, I couldn't be bothered.

I was looking forward to driving around, admiring the views, exploring the hills and areas where the… Read more

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