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Wenko 18615100 Wine Rack Norway for 12 Bottles Mad&hellip by Wenko
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Wrong Dimensions, 16 Aug 2012
The dimensions shown for this product are wrong. The height is 28cm and the depth is 21cm. I bought this to fit in a small space based on it being 21cm in height. It fits the space I had in mind, but I can't fit any bottles on the top row of the rack.
Everything You Know by ZoŽ Heller
Everything You Know by ZoŽ Heller
16 of 17 people found the following review helpful
Spurred by his increasingly apparent mortality and the recent suicide of his estranged daughter, Willy Muller makes his way gradually from a self-imposed and empty exile in America to an attempt to reconcile himself with what’s left of his family in Britain. Willy, who is both narrator and protagonist, is by his own admission a good bad writer when ghosting celebrity biographies. Happily for the reader Heller has him up his game when it comes to narrating the details of his own life. The prose is inventive and lively at the beginning of the book, adeptly painting a portrait of a self-centred man barely aware of those around him whose only observations of the world are cynical and… Read more
The Seymour Tapes by Tim Lott
The Seymour Tapes by Tim Lott
3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars The Seymour Tapes, 13 May 2005
Lott's new book is all about surveillance. It's central point is that omniscience brings neither the truth nor an accurate representation of reality. Indeed, a reliance on it as a means of gaining power over others or ascertaining their motives to action is apt ultimately to lead to disaster, whatever the intention.
Lott sets himself as the narrator, pretending to be writing a faithful account of a factual event at the behest of the widowed Mrs Seymour. The relationship between them is interestingly developed throughout the book, and allows the author both to play with the reader's unease at not knowing whether what is going on is based on fact or not and add a feasible if easy to… Read more