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Coca by Cofinluxe for Men Eau De Toilette Spray / 100 Ml
Coca by Cofinluxe for Men Eau De Toilette Spray / 100 Ml

1.0 out of 5 stars Smells like old man piss., 4 Oct. 2015
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Smells like old man piss. The cheap plastic bottle looks like it was made in a basement. I think this is a scam.


Tiger 40 A5 Pocket Presentation Display Book - Black
Tiger 40 A5 Pocket Presentation Display Book - Black
Price: £3.51

1.0 out of 5 stars Not hard cover, 4 Oct. 2015
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The cover of the folder is not hard, as one would think looking at the image. It is soft, thin and bendy. Why isn't this in the description?


Exacompta 13208E Index Cards A5 White Squared Pack of 100
Exacompta 13208E Index Cards A5 White Squared Pack of 100
Price: £4.22

5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars, 8 Mar. 2015
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The only vertically lined A5 cards available on Amazon.


Thierry Mugler Amen Eau de Toilette Rubber Flask for Men - 50 ml
Thierry Mugler Amen Eau de Toilette Rubber Flask for Men - 50 ml
Offered by Fragrance New York
Price: £27.79

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Smells like... burnt cherries and body odour, 30 Nov. 2014
I brought this based on the the recommendation of the authors of "Perfumes: The A-Z Guide", who gave it their "Buy it" approval with five stars. They summarised their opinion as "Mint chocolate". It sounds great, doesn't it? Unfortunately, for me, it didn't smell like mint or chocolate. Two smells came to mind. The first was burnt cherries. Pacha Ibiza's Wild Sex smells the same. The second was the body odour of someone who used to sit next to me on a school bus. The positive reviews point out the longevity of this smell. Sure, if you want to smell like someone's body odour, all day long.


A Walk Among the Tombstones [DVD] [2014]
A Walk Among the Tombstones [DVD] [2014]
Dvd ~ Liam Neeson
Offered by MusicnMedia
Price: £4.45

12 of 18 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A detective thriller, 6 Oct. 2014
This is a four star movie, but I feel I should give it five stars to even out the negative reviews. The grievance of most of the negative reviews is that the movie (A) wasn't action enough, (B) wasn't "Taken" enough and/or (C) wasn't "Dirty Harry" enough, because, they say, it started out as a Dirty Harry movie.

This is a detective thriller, based on a Lawrence Block book. A drug dealer hires a detective, Liam Neeson, to find the drug dealer's wife's kidnappers and killers. For most of the movie, it's Liam Neeson walking around, finding the dots and connecting the dots. There's no gunplay. There're no fights. As a detective thriller, I thought it worked nicely.

While I have read Lawrence Block, I haven't read this book. I have seen Jeff Bridges playing the same character in 8 Million Ways to Die. That was a bad movie. Whether the movie does justice to the book, I don't know. As a stand-alone movie, I thought it worked nicely.

Watch it expecting a slow movie, about a low-life detective, tracking the trail of a couple of serial killers. This is what it is. This is what you're gonna get.
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Jeff Davis 8: The True Story Behind the Unsolved Murder That Allegedly Inspired Season One of True Detective
Jeff Davis 8: The True Story Behind the Unsolved Murder That Allegedly Inspired Season One of True Detective
by Fergus Mason
Edition: Paperback
Price: £5.42

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars A book?, 23 May 2014
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This is an okayish account of the Jeff Davis 8 murders - the victims, the suspects and the authorities. It's more of a summary of points covered in print and online media, as opposed to an investigative work. As such, it offers little analysis and does not take you anywhere near possible conclusions, which is fair enough, given that the murders are unsolved. My biggest problem with this book is that it's not a book; it's a booklet. It's printed by Amazon, I'm presuming on demand. It runs 90 pages long, the pages are 4 x 7 inches and the font is as large as possible. Worse, to increase the width of the chapters, paragraphs aren't continued across two pages, i.e. you have one paragraph per page. Not infrequently, text occupies one-half or one-third of a page. This is more of a long article than a book. In fact, one can learn as much about the subject by Googling "Jeff Davis 8" and reading a couple of the articles which come up.


Reeves Canvas Covered A4 Sketch Pad
Reeves Canvas Covered A4 Sketch Pad
Offered by MUSICAL DOLLS HOUSE
Price: £4.95

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Very good, 8 Jun. 2012
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This contains 80 pages of well-bound, thick, white paper. It was, at the time I bought it, the only spiral-bound sketchbook I could find with a white cover. I didn't pay much attention to the fact that the cover was a "canvas", i.e. meant as a painting surface. The negative thing about it is that this surface has a really rough texture to touch, though I presume this is what a "canvas" is like. This being said, I bought it to use the papers, not the cover, & these are very good.


Breast Pathology: A Volume in the Series: Foundations in Diagnostic Pathology, 2e
Breast Pathology: A Volume in the Series: Foundations in Diagnostic Pathology, 2e
by Frances P. O'Malley MB FRCPC FCAP
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £105.45

1.0 out of 5 stars Is it really a pathology book?, 3 May 2012
This is a pathology book, written by pathologists, for pathologists. Why, then, does it have more clinical features and radiologic features than histopathologic features? It's beyond me, pathologists' obsession with that which lies beyond histopathology. It's as if pathologists are ashamed of what they are, microscopists, & want to prove they know as much about surgery or radiology as a surgeon or radiologist. I'm all for clinicopathologic correlation and multidisciplinary team work. But before all that, you need to know you what you see on microscopy. This book is the thinnest of the Foundation series and is than half the size of Rosen's, the standard breast pathology book. If two-thirds of it are not histopathology, is it really a pathology book?


Solid EVA Case With Carabiner Clip For Iomega SSD Flash Drive, Prestige, Radical Skin, eGo Helium, Iomega Knock Out Skin & Iomega Red Hot Skin
Solid EVA Case With Carabiner Clip For Iomega SSD Flash Drive, Prestige, Radical Skin, eGo Helium, Iomega Knock Out Skin & Iomega Red Hot Skin
Offered by GADGETPLUSUK
Price: £13.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Incorrect, 2 April 2012
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In three places, the product's title, description & image, it stated that this was a case for (or compatible with) an Iomega Prestige drive. This is incorrect. I have the exact drive shown in the image, & it's too big for the case.

Addendum: Since I wrote my review (above), references to a Prestige drive have been removed from the product's title & description, & the product's image has been changed to show an eGo drive instead of a Prestige drive. I have since thrown the case away, so I can't say whether or not an eGo will fit the case.


Robbins & Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease: With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access, 8e (Robbins Pathology)
Robbins & Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease: With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access, 8e (Robbins Pathology)
by Vinay Kumar MBBS MD FRCPath
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £75.00

19 of 27 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars To whom are people recommending this book?, 23 Mar. 2012
If you want a review of the delivery times of Amazon or the plastic wrapping of the book, please see the five star reviews. If you want a review of the book itself, read on.

I cannot recommend this book. Why? I don't know to whom to recommend it.

(1) Its too big for med students. With pathology becoming less & less central to medical curricula & with the availability of smaller & cheaper books (for example, Robin Reid's Pathology Illustrated, 7e, a personal favourite & a book which I can recommend), a med student has to be out of his mind to read Robbins. The (single) goal of a "non-pathologist's" pathology book should be to provide a simple, useful clinico-pathologic classification of diseases, so when a clinician reads a histopathology report, he can correlate with the clinical/biochemical/radiological features. For example, to an endoscopist, a chronic gastritis is H. pylori-induced while a reactive gastritis is NSAID-induced; to a nephrologist, a proliferative glomerulonephritis is nephritic while a non-proliferative glomerulonephritis is nephrotic; to a haematologist, a small-cell lymphoma is low-grade while a large-cell lymphoma is high-grade, etcetera. Read Robbins & you won't find such a thing.

(2) Its too irrelevant for pathologists. One reviewer compares it to the Bible. How useful is The Bible, in practical terms, in the everyday life of the average Joe? Most pathologists own or have owned Robbins (or there's copy in most pathology departments). Most pathologists, including those who own it, never use it (departmental copies lie on shelfs & gather dust). The reason is the unevenness of depth of topics. Microscopy is a small part of the book, as it was--no doubt--intended. No pathologist would look up the microscopy in Robbins. (In which case, why not do away with the microscopy parts, since pathologists don't use them & non-pathologists won't use them?) There is no useful clinico-pathologic classification of diseases (see above). I've heard people say that Robbins is a "pathophysiology" book, which it is definitely not. I challange anyone who has read the pathophysiology of heart failure, circulatory shock or dysfunctional uterine bleeding--for example--in Robbins to be subjected to the most basic questioning. Finally, there's a lot of molecular biology. Transduction proteins, transcription factors, genes, etcetera--at present--are not largely relevant in real-life, day-to-day histopathology.

Furthermore, a lot of molecular biology makes little sense, because we know too little. I remember seeing a diagram in a book once, outlining the theory--at that time--of anaemia of chronic disease. The diagram occupied a whole page & was non-sensically complex. A week later Hepcidin was discovered. The large, complex diagram was reduced to a small, simple sketch. Today, when I read about c-Myc in Robbins, I have a deja vu. Until we know enough about molecular biology to talk about it in a simplified way, a general pathology book is not the place for it. Additionally, Robbins talks about discoveries from the last decade (for example CDKs, of which we still know too little) as if everybody studied them in primary school. The Harvardian editors/authers seem to want to list new discoveries rather than teach basic concepts. Robbins reduces molecular biology to name dropping.

So what is Robbins? Is it a pathologist's book or a non-pathologist's book? It's neither. Which is why I predict it won't survive the near future, as has happened to similar books in the past (anyone heard of the Oxford Textbook of Pathology or Anderson's Pathology? I thought not).


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