Peter Bartley

Helpful votes received on reviews: 56% (18 of 32)


Top Reviewer Ranking: 1,210,943 - Total Helpful Votes: 18 of 32
War and Peace (Wordsworth Classics) by Leo Tolstoy
5.0 out of 5 stars Value, 21 Nov 2012
Classic and for the price you can't really go wrong, the text is a little small for anyone who may struggle.
The End: Germany, 1944-45 by Ian Kershaw
The End: Germany, 1944-45 by Ian Kershaw
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5.0 out of 5 stars A true tour de force, 10 Sep 2012
This book is not simply a rehash of other such books on the market narrating the last months of the Nazi regime from an angle no more insightful than an A-level textbook. This book offers incredible insights and detail beyond the 'headline' events we're all too familiar with. Attempting to and succeeding in assessing the very mentalities and thinking of a people at all levels of society in varied roles and places within the Reich...fitting perfectly on 400 so pages. I did not want to put this down and Kershaw's maticulous research and work is evidenced in such a masterpiece of modern history (not used lightly). His examples and use of primary sources fulfills his considered aims as outlined… Read more
Periodic Table of the Elements Travel Passport Hol&hellip by 11:11 Enterprises
4.0 out of 5 stars good if over-priced, 28 May 2012
Decent enough cover. I bought this for its 'quirky' value as most other covers are pretty boring or just very tacky. Perhaps a tad overpriced for what it is though (hence 4 instead of 5 stars.