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Robert Turner

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Helpful votes received on reviews: 56% (19 of 34)
Location: United KIngdom
 

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Top Reviewer Ranking: 2,947,380 - Total Helpful Votes: 19 of 34
Crossword Cryptic by Teazel Limited
Crossword Cryptic by Teazel Limited
Very affordable and user friendly collection of puzzles will keep anyone occupied for hours. Cryptic too which is a welcome bonus as most x word apps on offer tend to be of the American 'guess the alternative word' variety. DIsagree with previous reviewer who said that the clues were too easy. Have seen several of the clues featured here in the so-called 'eyebrow' newspapers in one form or another.
Harold Larwood by Duncan Hamilton
Harold Larwood by Duncan Hamilton
18 of 33 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars TRIBUTE OR BIOGRAPHY?, 9 July 2009
Apart from a heavily ghosted autobiography now long out of print, this is the first real portrait of Harold Larwood to emerge in decades - though not without it's faults.

Readable, and highly entertaining even for those individuals with only a fleeting interest in cricketing history (no mean feat), Hamilton's text is also complemented by some rare and insightful photographs from the Larwood family archive.

Depending on your point of view, this book is perhaps more of a rosy tribute than an objective assessment of Larwood's career. Hamilton often allows his admiration of the man to stray dangerously on the side of the sycophantic. Caution is particularly advisable when… Read more
World Championship Poker 2 (PSP) by Oxygen Interactive
World Championship Poker 2 (PSP) by Oxygen Interactive
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
On the positive side, WCP2 is a comparatively cheap game to buy new (less than the price of a pack of 20 cigarettes), and absorbing enough to hold your attention. The graphics are pretty realistic, and you have an incredibly generous variety of Poker games and situations to choose from. I particularly welcomed the inclusion of Five Card Draw as a game option, which is something of a rarity these days given the preponderence of Hold 'Em. The AI opponents are no push overs and more than make up for the fact that the poker 'personalities' included here are largely of the Z list variety.

But be warned! WCP2 takes an absolute age to load up and the game play is INCREDIBLY SLOW PACED… Read more