R. Holloway

Helpful votes received on reviews: 92% (23 of 25)
Location: London


Top Reviewer Ranking: 4,508,282 - Total Helpful Votes: 23 of 25
A Reference Grammar of Dutch: With Exercises and K&hellip by Carol Fehringer
4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
This is an excellent grammar book, providing clear explanations, examples and exercises. I was lucky enough to be taught both Dutch and German grammar at university by the author and can thoroughly recommend any grammar books written by her. I used this book for two years of Dutch classes at university and still refer back to it now that I am using Dutch for my job.
Violent Cop [1989] [DVD] [1993] <b>DVD</b> ~ Takeshi Kitano
Violent Cop [1989] [DVD] [1993] DVD ~ Takeshi Kitano
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
I was persuaded to watch this film by my boyfriend, who likes Japanese and Korean films. I looked at the title and thought, "Oh dear". However, once the film started I was engrossed. The film is, of course, violent, but the violence is not gratuitous as I had expected it to be. The film is actually quite amusing in parts: the cop of the film's title is funny due to his unorthodox methods and the scenes showing people from afar when they walk also made me laugh because of their randomness. Although I had predicted a couple of the things that happened in the final scene, I was still surprised by the ending. Well worth a watch. Although the subtitles are a little thin on the ground, the… Read more
The Julian Stories by Ann Cameron
The Julian Stories by Ann Cameron
7 of 9 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars a childhood favourite, 7 Mar 2006
I am so pleased to see that this book is still in print. I remember borrowing it from the school library as a child and really enjoying the stories, especially the one where Julian and his brother eat the special cake baked by their father for their mother's birthday...