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Alphonse Daudet's Short Stories by Alphonse Daudet
Alphonse Daudet's Short Stories by Alphonse Daudet
0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
This is a well-known translation of these classic French short stories. Unfortunately the whole business is spoilt by very poor formatting. Each page on my Kindle measures 4 cm by 6 cm, which makes each word about 4 mm across. Unless the light is very bright, and the reader has very acute vision, the reading experience is tedious and difficult. I tried using the text enlarging facility, to no avail
A Lady Cyclist's Guide to Kashgar by Suzanne Joinson
5.0 out of 5 stars The Trio, 29 May 2013
This is a rather strange novel. One strand is concerned with a trio of redoubtable missionaries working in the nineteen-twenties in north-west China and the other is about the life of a jet-setting but rootless young woman, Frieda, in London. It didn't take me long to realise that the basic story is based on fact, something that other more learned reviewers haven't picked up. The trio is loosely based on the travels on Evangeline and Francesca French and their friend Mildred Cable. These amazing women travelled for years up and down the Silk Road and the edges of the Gobi desert selling Bibles and giving away tracts and generally 'Gossiping the Gospel'. Their lives were primitive and… Read more
Digital SLR Camera Sensor Cleaning Pads with Fluid&hellip by Digipad
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
This is a very good and versatile product. The plastic wands are very carefully wrapped round with what looks like Pecpads, a respected product used to clean sensors. Each wand is carefully produced and placed in dust-proof sachets. The mode of operation is simple to follow and efficient. One very useful plus point, one perhaps not envisaged by the manufacturer. Each wand can be used again and again. The used pad can be removed and another Pecpad simply wrapped on and fastened by a bit of sellotape.

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