Mr. R. J. Peck

"Pilchard"
(REAL NAME)
 
Helpful votes received on reviews: 61% (51 of 84)
Location: UK
 

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Top Reviewer Ranking: 5,244,746 - Total Helpful Votes: 51 of 84
Vikings - Season 2 [DVD] [2013] <b>DVD</b> ~ Travis Fimmel
Vikings - Season 2 [DVD] [2013] DVD ~ Travis Fimmel
1 of 21 people found the following review helpful
What evidence is three that st kinem was a rapist? It's a shame because i was really enjoying the series - but here's no way i can sit through any more of such purile school-boy
anti christian bigotry and bias would have been 4 or 5 stars but for this
Forever on the Mountain: The Truth Behind One of M&hellip by James Tabor
7 of 12 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Turgid, 14 Jan 2011
To be fair I haven't actually got very far into the book - but despite a genuine interest in the subject matter, the book takes so long to say anything or get anywhere that it's all becoming a bit of a chore. I find the writing style stilted and over-elaborate - verging on pompous.

The line "But even experts err and appearances are most famous for their deceit" was a particular source of annoyance....
Heaven And Earth: Global Warming - The Missing Sci&hellip by Ian Plimer
24 of 27 people found the following review helpful
I would say it is a well written but very badly edited book - if that is possible. I like the author's style - but he does repeat himself an awful lot. It's almost as if the author felt the need to constantly "construct the argument" - but in a book in which you have already constructed the argument before - you don't have to keep doing it.

"And this evidence contradicts the case for co2 being a driver of climate....." sounds like a mantra. He doesn't need to keep saying that - the context of what he is writing says it for him. I think the book would be far more effective and compelling if the message was more understated - just allow the evidence to speak for itself… Read more

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