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Mr. I. C. Graham "Avid Bookworm" (Lincolnshire, UK.)
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1: Stoneheart
1: Stoneheart
Price: £4.49

2.0 out of 5 stars kindle text is too pale, 11 Mar. 2016
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book is fine but the text setting is wrong. It is very pale and difficult to read on a kindle paperwhite.it flashes black on a page change then goes to grey.this need fixing and an update issuing.


Rink Drink Margarita Cocktail Crystal Glasses - 270ml (9oz) - Gift Box of 6
Rink Drink Margarita Cocktail Crystal Glasses - 270ml (9oz) - Gift Box of 6
Offered by Rinkit Ltd
Price: £24.99

5.0 out of 5 stars and good quality, thank you, 16 Feb. 2016
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Fast postage, and good quality, thank you.


Slabscape : Reset
Slabscape : Reset
Price: £0.99

4.0 out of 5 stars I thoroughly enjoyed this..., 15 Sept. 2015
This review is from: Slabscape : Reset (Kindle Edition)
a great concept, well written. I felt a good touch of Bill the Galactic Hero in thebackground, along with a side helping of Arthur Dent. nice steady rythm to the plot, and a wry sense of humour. This was a book that kept me chuckling til the end, Looking forward to No2 !


The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug - Limited Edition Steelbook [Blu-ray 3D + Blu-ray + UV Copy] [2013] [Region Free]
The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug - Limited Edition Steelbook [Blu-ray 3D + Blu-ray + UV Copy] [2013] [Region Free]
Dvd ~ Martin Freeman
Price: £14.99

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5.0 out of 5 stars A great movie, 13 May 2014
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I wasn't sure what to expect after the first Hobbit film, but this makes up for all of it's predecessors failings! Epic special effects, some great fight scenes, and a dragon - what more can we want? After a prequel scene to set the plot for new viewers, the pace picks up steadily, but purists must beware, some of the scenes deviate from the original books, but in my opinion, actually add to the story. The inimitable Stephen Fry plays a suitably sleazy master of Laketown, and Benedict Cumberbatch gives a wonderfullly paranoid but violent 'voice' to Smaug. Looking forward to the final film with interest now.....


Cold Days: The Dresden Files, Book Fourteen (The Dresden Files series 14)
Cold Days: The Dresden Files, Book Fourteen (The Dresden Files series 14)
Price: £6.99

4.0 out of 5 stars Back on form!, 21 Nov. 2013
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I thought the last Dresden Novel was a little off form, but this is Harry, back from the dead, and straight into the action, now combined with new orders from Mab, adding an extra element of Chaos to Harry's world and as always, just a few hours to save the world - a good read..


The Man From U.N.D.E.A.D. 3 - Do Dragons Dream Of Burning Sheep?
The Man From U.N.D.E.A.D. 3 - Do Dragons Dream Of Burning Sheep?
Price: £2.30

3.0 out of 5 stars a fairly good read, 13 Jun. 2013
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Quite enjoyed this book, cracks along at a reasonable pace, but somehow never fully pulled me away from reality, which I like a good book to do. worth the price though, and an author to watch in the future...


Slave-Girls and Amazons: humorous fantasy (Fantasy-Humour Series Book 1)
Slave-Girls and Amazons: humorous fantasy (Fantasy-Humour Series Book 1)
Price: £1.99

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Sorry, not a fan..., 14 May 2013
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This seems aimed firmly at the 'Bored of the Rings' class of reader. Cheap sexual innuendo, boob jokes and a fairly weak story line, I should have been warned by the title, a bit like a postcard-humour cross between 'Willow' and the 'Carry On' films. Maybe I am just not the target demographic, but this book is not for me.


Johnny Maxwell Trilogy
Johnny Maxwell Trilogy
Price: £8.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Classic Pratchett!, 14 May 2013
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Aimed firmly at the younger readers, this is still a series that adults can enjoy. Three plots surrounding the same local gang of adolescent friends - firstly with a computer space invaders game that turns out to be real - secondly, the local cemetary comes to life to complain about local planning proposals - and finally a slip back to WWII to save the people from a bombing raid. All with Mr Pratchett's wry and cynical humour, hugely enjoyable. A definite 'keeper' for me!


Cave-Trolls and Amazons: humorous fantasy (Fantasy-Humour Series Book 2)
Cave-Trolls and Amazons: humorous fantasy (Fantasy-Humour Series Book 2)
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2.0 out of 5 stars Anachronistic and clumsy., 14 May 2013
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Drunken biker accidentally sent to a magic land and has to beat the baddies before getting home. A twist on an old plot, but the core of the story feels weak, or maybe I am too old to appreciate it. Lots of half-naked women, boob jokes and sexual innuendo, this feels more like the 60s films about saucy window cleaners. Will maybe find an audience (possibly what it was targeted at, to be fair) amongst those who enjoyed Bored of the Rings and Barry Trotter, but not for me, sorry.


Moon Over Soho (PC Peter Grant Book Book 2)
Moon Over Soho (PC Peter Grant Book Book 2)
Price: £4.99

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars light hearted supernatural crime thriller!, 14 May 2013
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A refreshing change. Take what always seems to be a American style - wizards, magic, murder etc, that is usually portrayed with the written equivalent of a Hollywood SFX budget- sun and glamour, and put it into post economic boom London, with its rain, fog and unique ethnic and cultural mix. Centre the plot in a police dept nobody understands and wants, with a non-existent budget, a young PC who has just found out he can do magic, and an old (immortal) Chief Inspector. Like a mixture of the Sweeney, Lock Stock, and Shaun of the Dead. If you want classical literature or Lord of the Rings, look elsewhere. If you want a good simple murder plot with a smattering of magic, that will give a quintessential British urban feel and a grin, that will while away a few hours reading, get this book.


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