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5.0 out of 5 stars An excellent and informative Guide to GCSE Astronomy!
When I first started to read this book I found that the style of writing was excellent. All of the text explained clearly what was going on. The harder mathematics involved was even more clearly explained. The diagrams which accompany most explanations were clear and easy to understand. Overall, this is an excellent introduction to general astronomy and, indeed, GCSE...
Published on 15 Mar 2001

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2.0 out of 5 stars A disappointing book for beginners
Unfortunately this is the only proper textbook for GCSE Astronomy, and its pretty disappointing to say the least.

As a beginner, I find the explanations often unclear and confusing. It takes a while to get used to PM's style of writing, of which, you'll either love or hate.

The diagrams are good, but everything including the photos, is in b & w. The...
Published on 8 April 2007 by Globetrotter


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7 of 16 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Fair introduction to astronomy, 21 Jan 2003
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This review is from: Astronomy for GCSE (Paperback)
Unfortunatly, this is the only book available for astronomy GCSE. The explanations are often unclear and more diagrams would be helpfull. However, this small handicap does not mean the book is completely ununderstandable.
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