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M. P.'s in Session From Mr. Punch's Parliamentary &hellip by Harry Furniss
1.0 out of 5 stars How daft can you get?, 19 May 2014
From the Product Description of the free Kindle edition
"This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web."
In its original physical edition this book was, as the words 'Portrait Gallery' suggest, a collection of caricatures of 19thC British politicians by the brilliant cartoonist/illustrator Harry Furniss. The caricatures are the whole point of the book. Yet somehow none of the "community of volunteers" who digitized the book or anyone in Amazon who arranged for it to be offered for downloading noticed that
THERE ARE NO ILLUSTRATIONS IN THIS KINDLE EDITION… Read more
A Tale of Two Cities (Unabridged) by Charles Dickens
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars An audiobook triumph!, 25 April 2014
I read A Tale of Two Cities for the first and last time at at school, far too long ago to have remembered more than the barest outline of the story. So listening to it 50 years later has been like coming to it for the first time - a wonderful experience, for which I thank both Dickens and Martin Jarvis. Hearing Dickens read aloud by a fine actor is a reminder that Dickens, himself a natural and enthusiastic actor, wrote the way a playwright writes: for the ear. This makes him an ideal author for the audiobook age - and for his own age, too, when many people will have had his stories read aloud to them.
He is also a master of narrative. 'A Tale' spans two decades, with seemingly minor… Read more
Negotiations And Love Songs 1971-1986 ~ Paul Simon
0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars WRONG LINK !!!!!, 15 Oct 2012
This is not so much a review as a warning: despite the link shown above "Negotiations and Love Songs" IS NOT AVAILABLE AS AN MP3 ALBUM. The link is to an obscure album released by Warner Music in Sweden. The album is called "Love Songs" and the artists appear to be a couple of saxophonists, each of whom is called Simon (or possibly two musicians called Simon who share one saxophone - the cover is obscure). The Amazon computer has simply latched on to the keywords 'Simon' and 'Love Songs' and created a false link. The love songs on the album are not Paul Simon songs!
Unfortunately there doesn't seem to be any way of contacting Amazon direct to get this fixed.
It would, of course,… Read more