Helpful votes received on reviews: 73% (46 of 63)
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That mythical creature beloved of the publishers' blurb-writer of old: The General Reader. You can't be called Dick here, hence the underscore.

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Top Reviewer Ranking: 37,501 - Total Helpful Votes: 46 of 63
Plustek OpticPro A320 A3 Flatbed Scanner by Plustek
There is a bug in the accompanying software which overwrites every scanned image with the next one, be warned to rename each image as you create it, or many wasted hours could result! Unless they fixed it since I bought mine. Otherwise fine, and useful for large scans that the lid comes off. Microsoft have a good free utility for stitching together the parts of a huge scan, by the way.
Herbaceous (Little Toller Monographs) by Paul Evans
5 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars With great pleasure, 9 July 2014
I know little about literature and less about plants, but whether read or listened to in Paul Evans' delightful and engaging voice (why do so many authors give monotonic 'readings'?) I really like this beautifully-produced book--and want to help obliterate the effect of that ridiculous 1 *
The Dinghy Cruising Companion: Tales and Advice fr&hellip by Roger Barnes
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Hard to put down, 31 Mar 2014
I bought my copy two days ago and am struggling to leave it alone to attend to life's other distractions. A well-writtenóand beautifully produced and illustratedóblend of sage advice and inspiring anecdote, which makes me want to get out there on the water right now. I'm a lapsed dinghy cruiser returning to the fold, and here is what I've been missing. If this book doesn't persuade you that the best big boats are someone else's, no book will.