J. Boyce

"tortoises in Ireland"
Helpful votes received on reviews: 88% (14 of 16)
Location: Ireland


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Sunday Missal by Collins UK
Sunday Missal by Collins UK
13 of 15 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars obesa cantavit, 27 Jun 2010
This was indeed a good missal in it's time, but to anyone thinking of buying a copy now I'd say, hold off till the new, approved translation of the Mass is in use sometime within the next eighteen months. Save your pennies for the new one and let this old stock be pulped.
Tortoises, Terrapins and Turtles by Ivor Noel Hume
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars not so much a review..., 15 April 2008
... as a warning.

I couldn't believe it when I saw this book was still available!

To be fair, it was a good book *in its time*. Anyone who followed the advice contained did better than tortoise owners who simply abandoned a specimen in the garden (in a thoroughly unsuitable climate) and left it to fend for itself, or more usually die slowly.

I had this book as my tortoise bible back in the seventies when I purchased a new copy and took part in the annual slaughter of buying tortoises in the summer and burying them the following spring after "they didn't wake up." Not a very good record for animals which outlive humans in their natural habitat. I cannot… Read more

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