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T. P. Jones

"Tim Jones"
(REAL NAME)
 
Helpful votes received on reviews: 63% (26 of 41)
Location: London UK
 

Reviews

Top Reviewer Ranking: 1,393,639 - Total Helpful Votes: 26 of 41
Complete First Certificate Student's Book with ans&hellip by Guy Brook-Hart
4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
As noted by others, the student's book is not complete at all - no audio cds were included, and had to be bought separately - even worse, the book and the cd tracks don't always correspond - the Unit 2 'Speaking' track for example is simply absent from my copy, although the transcript appears as normal in the key.

I was initially fooled by the presence of a cd inside the back cover, but this is NOT the audio component of the various units, and the audio cds had to be ordered separately, at no small cost - appallingly sloppy production, and I wouldn't buy titles from these authors again.
Scientists Confront Intelligent Design and Creatio&hellip by Andrew J. Petto
20 of 25 people found the following review helpful
Ever since Darwin published his 'Origin of Species' back in 1859, there has been fierce opposition to the idea that mankind could have evolved by means of naturalistic processes, with creationists insisting that the Old Testament accounts given in Genesis are to be taken literally.

During the latter part of the 20th century, there has been a sustained campaign by creationists to have their ideas accepted as science, and to this end, 'Intelligent Design' was invented as a means of trying to get equal status in the science class-rooms of the US and elsewhere. The main thrust of the argument is that because there are many gaps in what we know of evolutionary theory, evolution itself… Read more
Mac OS X: The Missing Manual, Panther Edition (Mis&hellip by David Pogue
2 of 12 people found the following review helpful
Had I known the poor quality of the info and the useless guides in this book, I would never have bought it. It might the missing manual, but there is a great deal of missing information in it, particularly in the 'import' section. The author just skips through the process without explaining anything, with the result I still cannot import the way I want to, i.e. the way the guide tells me to do; thanks to the inadequate 'preferences' info provided here. Do not get this book, find a friend with a Mac instead, or just stop the first person you see, and they'll probably be more helpful than this sorry excuse for a book.