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1.0 out of 5 stars The information in this book is available for free on Wikipedia, 1 July 2011
This book consists of copies of articles available for free at the encyclopedia, Wikipedia. There is no discernment or editorial judgement used to choose which "British Internet Personalities" have been included; they have all been lifted directly from the eponymous Wikipedia category. Ben Croshaw writes about video games, Peter Oakley published a series of autobiographical videos on YouTube, Mia Rose is a singer, Jonti Picking is an animator and Richard Vobes is a podcast maker. The tenuous connection between them is that they have, at some point, published work online. The book has not been copy-edited or fact-checked, so there is no guarantee that the information is accurate - of course,… Read more
E-volve 10 Inch Flare Design Reversible Neoprene S&hellip by Evolve
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
I purchased this cover for a Dell Mini 10v netbook, which it fits perfectly, even with the additional battery attached. The material is flexible enough that I would imagine it would work with a varied of netbook shapes, and the fabric is reasonably thick; the netbook would be protected against knocks in a bag etc. but probably wouldn't cope so well being dropped from a height. A nice cover which will protect your netbook from dust and knocks etc. when you don't want to carry around a bullky laptop bag.
A Life In Secrets: Vera Atkins and the Lost Agents&hellip by Sarah Helm
18 of 18 people found the following review helpful
Although the book is a biography of Vera Atkins, it focuses - understandably - on her time in F Section of the SOE, and the period she spent tracking down SOE agents who had gone missing or been captured in France post-war. As other reviewers have mentioned, it can be grim reading, but provides an unglamourised glimpse at the running of SOE, and the, sometimes horrendous, mistakes which were made there. It also presents a portrait of a woman who never allowed anyone to really know her, and this leaves both the author and the reader to make guesses about her emotions and her motives. I think this is where the book is at it's weakest, but this isn't the author's fault, and she presents the… Read more

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