R. Miles Davis

Helpful votes received on reviews: 83% (5 of 6)
Location: uk
In My Own Words:
Live and work in London


Top Reviewer Ranking: 797,961 - Total Helpful Votes: 5 of 6
Chineasy: The New Way to Read Chinese by ShaoLan
3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
The print edition of this is lovely, and I thought I'd try the E-book, but it's not compatible with either e-ink Kindle devices OR EVEN the Kindle desktop app for Mac. It looks nice on my Nexus 4 but the print is tiny and unresizable. Which leaves only a tablet that it's probably any use for (haven't tested that) - this should be flagged in BIG LETTERS - basically it's not, by any stretch of the imagination a "Kindle Edition".
The Beatles: A Band Reviewed by The Guardian
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
Good idea to recycle archive articles in ebook form, at an impulse-buy price, but the execution is a bit poor. Being Guardian articles it's hard to know of some of the typos have been left in from the original editions or introduced in the conversion process. A piece about McCartney's birthday was incorrectly dated July 18th (should be June), which, given there were also references to the Olympics and the Diamond Jubilee is liable to confuse.

Given the articles are all from the Guardian, there is nothing like the range of Mike Evans's "Paperback Writer" anthology. Some of the articles chosen are quite slight, but there are enough meaty ones to make it worth the small price of… Read more