A. Stevens

Helpful votes received on reviews: 70% (19 of 27)
Birthday: 19 Sep


Top Reviewer Ranking: 444,151 - Total Helpful Votes: 19 of 27
Rand McNally Easy to Read! New York State Map by Rand McNally
We bought this map for our holiday in New York state in April 14. It gave us all we needed to find our way. The local maps within the map were invaluable. Our only complaint is that with regular use - opening up the map in the car, refolding etc - the paper soon rips and where the paper is folded, splits appear. We had to buy sellotape to strengthen every fold. At one point our map was made up of several long strips of paper. Once repaired, our map was fantastic - ready for many more adventures.
Secrets of the Spitfire: The Story of Beverley She&hellip by Lance Cole
0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Disappointing book, 21 Jan 2014
The main title of this book is somewhat misleading since it is really a a perfectly adequate biography of Beverley Shenstone. The author is clearly not familiar with simple subsonic aerodynamic concepts. The details of the aerodynamic design of the Spitfire could have been covered much more succinctly. There are various inaccuracies as other reviewers have mentioned but in particular it is the confusing & repetitive descriptions of drag coefficients and design features without using any maths which disappoints. The book repeatedly confuses bank angle with incidence and doesn't adequately describe the different types of aircraft drag. A few simple diagrams and simple equations, perhaps in a… Read more
The Very Best of Lang Lang ~ Lang Lang
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
A lovely selection of piano music played sensitively by this marvellous pianist. Highly recommended and good value. Try it if you like classical music at all.

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