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Sea Lord by Bernard Cornwell
Sea Lord by Bernard Cornwell
7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars A good read, 4 May 2007
As with some of the other reviewers, I knew who did it very quickly into the story. I have to say that it didn't spoil the experience at all. The plot was by no means predictable, but the first half was a bit slow as the protagonist doesn't really take assertive action against the bad guys until the second half of the book.

Cornwell has a fondness for the West Country - or at least that's apparent form his writing - and it shows here. South Devon gets as much attention as the supporting characters and if you live in the area you'll like the little nuances in the book.

If the book fails you as a thriller, it still has a lot to offer.
EyeToy Play with Camera (PS2) by Sony
1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
Eye Toy's packaged games are extremely accessible and the package should be the first choice for someone looking for party games on the PS2.
Every game has a simple, concise 'tutorial,' which explains the principles of the game. This, of course, in addition to the fact that there's no need to learn to use controllers. The difficulty levels cater for all types of gamer/non-gamer as well.
It will be interesting to see how the motion detection technology will be implemented in conventional games, but in the meantime 'Play' is a game in its own right, and well worth the price are offering.
Also worth metnioning is the 'playroom' feature which is not a game but a… Read more

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