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Helpful votes received on reviews: 74% (29 of 39)
Location: London, UK
 

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Top Reviewer Ranking: 831,674 - Total Helpful Votes: 29 of 39
Amazon: pay living wages to your workers by Amazon Anonymous
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars It should be obvious, 11 Jun 2014
People think that minimum wage jobs are easy and/or unskilled, but that's not the case at all. We work hard just to scrape by, and it's unfair. It's not surprising that some people would rather live on benefits than take a minimum wage job. Big companies taking the initiative to raise their wages would incentivise the workforce, without a doubt.
Insomnia by Stephen King
Insomnia by Stephen King
3 of 7 people found the following review helpful
This is not one of King's best novels. I'm fairly new to his work but have read a fair few novels now, and this I found to be the most disappointing.

I think that at his best, Stephen King is a compelling writer because of the way in which he can explore the human mind and psyche. In other words, I have never read his work for the monsters or the horror and the supernatural. Unfortunately, 'Insomnia' is mostly a trawl through a supernatural world of King's own design with less character exploration than you will find in novels such as 'Misery' and the Bachman books.

At 600+ pages, 'Insomnia' felt incredibly long-winded as I read it. The amount of plot and events in… Read more
an Answer can be found ~ CKY
11 of 13 people found the following review helpful
Any fool could write a review here that begins or ends with words to the effect of "there may be an answer, but this album is not it". There seems to be a habit amongst journalists who have encountered the arrogant self-assurance of guitarists Chad Ginsburg and Deron Miller to immediately dismiss the band with a sneering smugness; a typical knee-jerk reaction prompted by a fear of self-belief. What is more rewarding is to listen to the album in its entirety with the attention that the three years of hard work that went into it deserves. Trust me, you won't be disappointed.
It would be all too easy to dismiss CKY, but the weight of this album, their third, is undeniable. Both Miller… Read more

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