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Helpful votes received on reviews: 70% (33 of 47)


Top Reviewer Ranking: 4,558,470 - Total Helpful Votes: 33 of 47
Sony MDR-EX71SLB Fontopia Headphones - Black by Sony
3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
Like most people buying these, I bought them so I could hear my music clearly over the noise while commuting on the train/tube without damaging my ears or irritating other passengers with leaking sound. The sound quality is astounding, way above any other in-ear headphones and near to my Sennheiser DJ headphones which cost over £100. Once you get the right size for your ear (the headphones come with 3 different sizes) they are comfortable too. The perfect headphone then I hear you say, why give it 1 star?! Well, the build quality is absolutely appalling, 4 months after buying them the cable insulation started shredding and now there is bare cable all over the place! I think you… Read more
Dark Tower: Dark Tower v. 7 by Stephen King
Dark Tower: Dark Tower v. 7 by Stephen King
6 of 8 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars The Final Stretch, 6 Mar 2006
I have to say first that I think this series peaked much earlier in the series and from book 5 faded a little, hence the lack of the fifth star (and I still can't see the point in The Wolves of the Calla to be honest!). Anyway, with this final instalment we reach the end of Roland and his ka-tet's epic journey across a hauntingly realistic wasteland and although I thoroughly enjoyed this book I have a couple of minor gripes. Firstly, I think King's writing style became increasingly bizarre as the series continued and despite coming to like it myself, it might not appeal to another reader.
Can you say Gawd bomb?!
Secondly, the ending was also strange with King urging… Read more
Memories of Ice (Book 3 of The Malazan Book of the&hellip by Steven Erikson
2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Fantastic!, 15 Dec 2005
The characters from Gardens Of The Moon make a welcome return to Steven Erikson's Malazan Book of The Fallen series and do so in style! My personal favourite so far, Memories of Ice is big on magic and big on violence with two major battles that could each have been climaxes to books in themselves. Perhaps, this book has a little too much carnage in it, but it's still worth the 5 stars as again Erikson drags us through a full range of emotions in the course of the story. You will gasp aloud at the ferocity of these emotions throughout the book and will never be short of a shiver up your spine. Read this book it really is phenomenal!

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