Mr. M. Young

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Neanderthal by Douglas Palmer
Neanderthal by Douglas Palmer
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars An Accessable Work, 8 Nov 2010
This easily accessable work is the companion book to the Channel 4 series Neanderthal, which aried some years ago, however it does provide a good stand-alone insight into the world of our near cousins.
The text, with a forward by renouned expert Dr Christopher Stringer, is clearly written and it is illustrated richly throughout with pictures from the series
This is a useful refrence work for anybody generally intrested in this subject or in the prehistoric world as a whole!
Mortal Engines (Mortal Engines Quartet) by Philip Reeve
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
This is a biased review...I love The Mortal Engines Quartet!

The story moves along at a terrific pace, The characters, good, bad and grey are superbly written and you genuinely care what happens to them, add to this airships, moving cities and Inhuman manhunters and you have a novel that keeps you on the edge of your seat!

To read it is to be transported to a world of wonders!
Hamlyn Guide Birds of Britain and Europe by Bertel Brunn
15 of 15 people found the following review helpful
The Hamlyn Field Guide to the Birds of Britain and Europe has been around long enough to be called a classic, but is it still good?

I started to use it when I began serious birding about 20 years ago, what drew me to it were the Illustrations, they are beautifully done and
usually include not only male and female, but juvenile, summer and winter plumage, allowing for easy identification of species seen.

The descriptions are well written and provide a good cross-reference to the

A bonus is the distrubition map for each species, this gives you a good idea where you will see a certain species.

The small size of the volume… Read more