P. G. Harris

Top Reviewer Ranking: 633
Helpful votes received on reviews: 81% (1,904 of 2,364)


Top Reviewer Ranking: 633 - Total Helpful Votes: 1904 of 2364
Ring RCT5 Compact First Aid Kit by Ring
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This is a good basic first aid kit containing most of what you need to deal with minor accidents, cuts and grazes. Of course you could do the same, possibly more cheaply with a clip top box and a visit to Boots (other high st chemists are available), but if you just want something you can pick up quickly for the boot of the car, a kitchen drawer or a rucksack, its perfectly fine. The semi rigid green box is probably the most useful part, as if you don't like these particular contents, you can always refill it differently.
All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
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August 1944, the allies drop leaflets over St Malo warning the residents to leave in advance of bombing raids intended to end the siege of the city. Amongst those unable to heed the warning are Marie-Laure, a blind French teenager, trapped in her great uncle's house, and Werner Pfennig, a young Wehrmacht radio-operator.

From this point, the story jumps backwards and forwards in time to tell the tale of what brought these two young people from different backgrounds and countries to be in this single place at this particular time.

Marie-Laure's childhood is, despite her blindness, an idyllic one, cared for by her father who is a locksmith at the National Museum of… Read more
Descent by Ken MacLeod
Descent by Ken MacLeod
4.0 out of 5 stars Just great fun, 19 Aug 2014
I find Ken Macleod to be something of an inconsistent writer. When I first read the Fall Revolution novels they blew me away, with their mixture of hard science fiction and a very Scottish combination of politics and wry cynical humour. The Engines of Light series, on the other hand, did nothing for me, I just found it a bit dull. The Night Sessions I found to be a curate's egg in the true meaning of the phrase, basically bad, but with some good bits.

The good news is that descent is definitely at the Fall Revolution end of the range. It is set in Scotland (where else) in the very near future, and tells the story of a young man, Ryan, between his late teenage, and becoming a… Read more

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