Mr. S. E. Jones

Helpful votes received on reviews: 73% (30 of 41)
Location: London, UK


Top Reviewer Ranking: 315,171 - Total Helpful Votes: 30 of 41
Head of State by Andrew Marr
Head of State by Andrew Marr
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
I read this during the final week of the Scottish referendum so it may have resonated with more than it otherwise might. The story revolves around another referendum, should the UK remain part or Europe (which at the time of writing is still to come).

It's set in the near future, with references to previous PM's, Blair, Brown, Cameron and Johnson. Covering murder, political cover ups and the power of the establishment.

The characters are fairly well written, and it's enjoyable trying to work out who they may be based on in real life. The plot itself is ok, but fairly predictable. You pretty much know what's about to be revealed several pages before they get it. Having… Read more
Flixster by Flixster
Flixster by Flixster
0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Watching UV Movies, 14 Jun 2013
Downloaded this package as it allows you to watch your Ultraviolet purchased movies on the Kindle Fire - either streaming or download, and not had any problems with it so far.

Other than that the rest of the app is fine, reviews of movies and ability to check movie times at cinemas close to you.
The Wolf of Wall Street by Jordan Belfort
The Wolf of Wall Street by Jordan Belfort
28 of 38 people found the following review helpful
The book tells the story of Jordon Belfont, the "Wolf of Wall Street", a guy who seems to have made insane amounts of money in not strictly legal ways, and then blew as much as he could on drugs, boats, drugs, planes, drugs, prostitutes and, well... more drugs!

And that's pretty much the book, a retelling of how he spent his money, and how the drugs made him feel, before the final crash.

The thing is it missed what I find the most interesting thing in these sorts of books or films, the climb before the fall.

The book starts off with the young Jordon at his first day at Wall Street, flat broke and in awe of all the big-shots and money around him. The chapter… Read more

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