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Died after 20 months - amazon offered me about £9 off a new one, 6 Sep 2012
I really feel the longevity of this product is poor. I know it's an electrical device, but I'd expect a longer life than 20 months.
I've looked after my kindle very well. It simply broke. In addition to the screen freezing up forever, the power switch had been "sticky" for some time and the volume button stopped springing back up on one side. The build quality didn't feel great.
A really good product but overall I regret buying it as it's lasted so little time.
All the hype about 3G access is of course meaningless when your device becomes a paperweight.
I had hoped for a more generous response from Amazon but it wasn't forthcoming. Perhaps they… Read more
The style of the book - a series of questions and answers, could only work if the author has a perfect grasp of the subject, a clear plan of how to impart it and a gift for making the complex accessible. It works beautifully. Thoroughly enjoyable.