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Robert Stephenson

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Helpful votes received on reviews: 86% (6 of 7)
Location: Bristol, UK
 

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Top Reviewer Ranking: 2,306,526 - Total Helpful Votes: 6 of 7
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great sound!, 31 May 2012
I received these phones this morning and I have been listening to them all day. To me the sound is wonderful, even without the burn-in being recommended by others - so I can look forward to them getting even better as I use them!

They are lightweight and very comfortable. To allow this, they are made from plastic though and I'll probably need to be especially careful about the swivel join between the ear pieces and the headband as they look as they could break if treated too roughly - so I think I'll be keeping them out of reach of the kids.
Being Indian: Inside the Real India by Pavan Varma
5 of 6 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars A useful introduction, 11 Sep 2007
This is an easily readable book (not too long or academic) that attempts to give insight into what first appears to be a baffling and complex country. It is made quite clear from the outset that as the majority of Indians are Hindu, it is really a book about Hindu culture.

The author tries very hard to give a balanced view however I sometimes got the impression that he was having to stifle his natural enthusiasm and promotion of his country that was probably developed whilst working for the Indian diplomatic corps! Also, some of the conclusions made about Indians today based on their history I found difficult to believe.

The positive thing that I took away from the… Read more

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