M Lamb

"Mark Lamb"
Helpful votes received on reviews: 87% (131 of 150)
Location: Scarborough, England


Top Reviewer Ranking: 39,743 - Total Helpful Votes: 131 of 150
The Melancholy of Mechagirl by Catherynne M. Valente
The Melancholy of Mechagirl by Catherynne M. Valente
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
This is a tightly linked and often poetic series of short stories based around a central 'Japan' theme which we will discover is semi-autobigraphical. Defintely worth a read if you appreciate material that's a little different.
A Conspiracy of Alchemists: Chronicles of Light an&hellip by Liesel Schwarz
3.0 out of 5 stars Needs editing, 10 Nov 2013
There are much better steampunk titles out there. I was surprised to hear that the author is a Phd literature since the novel is lacking in areas of pacing, plot and characterisation. It also needs to be properly copy edited and cut by at least a third of its length - just one example for you - a description of a toaster and the toasting process at breakfast that occupies half a page. There's a story there all right, and Kudos for that, but to get to it you're going to have to wade through a lot of waffle to find it.
Fujifilm X-E1 Digital Camera Body Only - Black (16&hellip by FujiFilm
17 of 18 people found the following review helpful
I have reviewed the FujiFilm X10 elsewhere on Amazon, and as you will see from that I was quite impressed with the little fellow. So much so in fact that when a recurring hip injury `suggested' to me that carrying a load of full-frame gear around wasn't a great idea, I returned to the Fuji stable for another look.
Previously when I went walkabout with the (full frame) Nikon gear I used to carry a 14-28, 24-70 and a 105 macro. Having been a Nikon user since 1972 (F, F2, FE, FM, F3, F4, D3 amongst others) I was loathe to part with my trusty gear, but after a lot of soul searching I finally sold my entire 35mm kit and replaced it with two XE-1 bodies, an 18mm f2.0, a 35mm f1.4 and a 60mm… Read more

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