Martin Greenwood

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Helpful votes received on reviews: 90% (319 of 356)
Location: San Diego, CA
 

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Top Reviewer Ranking: 1,334,035 - Total Helpful Votes: 319 of 356
15 of 15 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Snaps of the Highest Quality - Easy to Use, Great Camera, 30 Oct 2006
What a great little camera! We bought this needing something with which to take baby pictures. It needed to be compact, easy to use, have good flash options, and work well in low light. It also needed good autofocus capabilities and generally a good "snapshot" capability, for those quick and fleeting moments that you want to capture on film.

The Fuji FinePix V10 is all of these things. What's more, it takes very good photographs when out and about, of landscapes, groups of people, and what have you. The colour reproduction is excellent under all lighting conditions and it compares very favourably with any top-end 35mm film compact. Things I like especially about it are: the… Read more
John Daly: The Biography by Gavin Newsham
John Daly: The Biography by Gavin Newsham
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
John Daly is one of the most colourful sporting figures the world has seen. This biography follows his life through to about 2002, and takes us through the astonishing ups and downs of this flawed genius, as well as providing a vivid description of the trials and tribulations of the pro circuit. Daly battles severe alcoholism, domestic violence and a huge gambling addiction, not to mention major problems with diet and weight...and yet wins his first Major, coming from 9th reserve, on a course he has never played, while drunk!

At times, we despair as we follow Daly into his next cycle of self-destruction. Even so, he rebounds and even having flirted with suicide, the man's… Read more
The Secret History (Read Red) by Donna Tartt
14 of 16 people found the following review helpful
Richard Papen is a scholarship student at a University in Vermont. There, he meets a group of students of Greek, by whom he is fascinated, and finds himself slowly drawn into their circle. Their leader, Henry, is a brilliant but brooding and distant character, and in their otherworldly existence where the romance and mystique of ancient Greece mingle with the rarified and privileged life at college, the group find themselves party to manslaughter, and then murder.

The book is a study in psychological horror, as the inevitable events flow like a Greek tragedy of their own. We are brought face-to-face with psychopathic behaviour, obesession, addiction, paranoia and deep dark fear,… Read more