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Heston Blumenthal Precision Glass Electronic Timer by Heston Blumenthal precision by Salter
Heston Blumenthal Precision Glass Electronic Timer by Heston Blumenthal precision by Salter
0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
Poor LCD, difficult to read, unresponsive touch controls, too large and heavy for its magnets and a pathetically feeble alarm.
The Marlowe Papers by Ros Barber
The Marlowe Papers by Ros Barber
You'll start this wondering why anyone would write a novel in blank verse in the twentieth century.

Ten pages in you'll wonder why no one has thought of it before. Germine Greer said that Shakespeare turned blank verse into the heartbeat of the English Language and Ros Barber's blank verse is a bit of a triumphant restatement of that fact. Her story-telling is pretty good too.

Such a shame she's on the wrong side but she does remind all us SAQ gladiators that this can be a literary argument after all. Once that pesky impostor Oxford has been knocked off the leader board, this will be an effective recruiting tool.

No hesitation, even as a dyed in the wool… Read more
Glittering Prizes [DVD] [Region 1] [US Import] [NT&hellip <b>DVD</b> ~ Tom Conti
0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The Lost World, 3 Feb 2014
The lost world of Atlee's meritocracy. In Finland people born to the bottom 10% of society's earners have the same chance of ending up in the top 10% as everyone else. That's what Atlee wanted. Education is how you make a fair society and this insightful series made in the 70's shows you where it all started to go wrong. See also The History Man, and A Very Peculiar Practice.

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