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The Sandman: Preludes and Nocturnes (The Sandman, &hellip by Neil Gaiman
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
My introduction to Sandman began with Endless Nights, which I was given. I was hooked, and decided to read the rest. Having made a start, I was surprised to see negative comments on this book. Certainly, it is not as polished as the later books, but it is invaluable as a background to understanding them. The intro in Dolls House probably does quite well for providing this background, but it cannot possibly do nearly as well as does reading Preludes and Nocturnes. And, whilst it is not as polished, it is still very good indeed. [...]
Binocular Astronomy (The Patrick Moore Practical A&hellip by Stephen Tonkin
14 of 14 people found the following review helpful
This is the first new book on astronomy with binoculars for some years, and it fills a niche that the others do not .

Most of the books on astronomy with binoculars concentrate on objects to observe. This book does that also, with over 150 finder charts for objects categorised by constellation and by binocular aperture. This does not, however, form the main thrust of this book.

The majority of the book is concentrated on the binoculars themselves, with a superbly detailed descriptions of how to choose, evaluate, hold, mount and observe with them. Tonkin obviously feels that an understanding of the principles is more important than recommendations for binoculars that… Read more