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The Everlasting Man
The Everlasting Man
Price: £0.49

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Good book Great value, 29 Jun. 2016
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This is a book which had a big influence on C S Lewis. Apparently Lewis said it was the book that 'baptised his intellect' in the same way as he said that the writings of George MacDonald 'baptised his imagination'. To get The Everlasting Man on Kindle for such a price is certainly good news for thoughtful readers. Chesterton's style takes a bit of getting used to but that's a minor problem. The main value of the book for me is that it turns current thinking on its head (it was written in 1925 - so you have to make allowance for that to some extent) and encourages its readers to break out of the mold (mould?) into which any age tends to force us, often without us realising it. An intellectually refreshing book and an important contribution to literature in the modern age.


The Way of All Flesh
The Way of All Flesh
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5.0 out of 5 stars good book, 31 Aug. 2014
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Life is a complex of forces unplanned and in intended. Ernest gets through with a success his father failed to achieve.


Omron M2 Basic Blood Pressure Monitor
Omron M2 Basic Blood Pressure Monitor

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Good basic monitor at a good price., 27 Mar. 2014
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I wanted a basic reliable blood pressure monitor at a good price. This fits the bill perfectly. I would recommend it.


Master of Ballantrae
Master of Ballantrae
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1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A good book for any age., 25 Oct. 2013
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I chose this book because is was one I was due to read at school but didn't. Now 40 years on I found it on kindle free books (I also found an old school copy at a recycle depot) and I began to read. A super book and one to take nice and slowly to get the full 'taste'. R L Stevenson is, as always, just brilliant with words. Highly recommended.


Feel The Fear And Do It Anyway: How to Turn Your Fear and Indecision into Confidence and Action
Feel The Fear And Do It Anyway: How to Turn Your Fear and Indecision into Confidence and Action
by Susan Jeffers
Edition: Paperback
Price: £6.29

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Still working through it., 4 Oct. 2013
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I'm still working through this book and have given the 5 star rating based on what I've covered so far. It's not a book you can just read and hope it will stick; it's a work book; you've got to go over things again and again to get more and more benefit. Depending on your circumstances you need to keep going the guidance, taking it in slowly and applying it. Some of it may offend you at first - who's she to say that my unhappiness is my fault when it clearly isn't ! - but as you stay with the book you'll see she's right. There's no gain without (just a little) pain in the form of resentment or pride. And another thing: whilst blaming others is a way to pain, anxiety, paralysis, depression so also you should not turn it around and blame yourself. This book is not about blame it's about moving from pain to power - not a kind of tyrannical power over people but power in your own life as you take full responsibility for it. Very good so far. May it continue.


Robinson Crusoe
Robinson Crusoe
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5.0 out of 5 stars Great book and free on amazon kindle, 4 Oct. 2013
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This review is from: Robinson Crusoe (Kindle Edition)
Robinson Crusoe hardly needs an introduction. It is a great book which can teach anyone a lot about life. The old man in The Moonstone (by Wilkie Collins) swore by Robinson Crusoe and found himself pretty much guided through life by its principles. How does the saying go.......?........the best things in life are free. Hope you enjoy it.


Duracell USB Memory Stick - 16 GB
Duracell USB Memory Stick - 16 GB
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5.0 out of 5 stars Handy little device, 2 Sept. 2013
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Very good item. Does the job. No complaints. Easy to transport and fits on a key ring if you want.


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0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Product Works OK, 2 Sept. 2013
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This arrived ok and was much cheaper than the charger from the dell site. The only problem I have is that the cable from the main (3 pin cable end) fits only very loosely into the charger block and if you pull the lead even slightly it is likely to slide out. That said, if you put it together and don't pull your computer cable around by standing up and moving about all the time then it's absolutely fine. The unit gets quite warm so I switch off when I go out or go to bed. Also I notice some reviews say that this item powers the computer but doesn't charge the battery. I find it does charge the battery on my computer so I was pleased with that. Worth getting.


The Little Book of Value Investing (Little Books. Big Profits)
The Little Book of Value Investing (Little Books. Big Profits)
by Christopher H. Browne
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £15.18

5.0 out of 5 stars Great little book, 2 Sept. 2013
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This is a great little book and meets the needs of the novice investor. Recommended. Though you need to have the time to put the principles into action which I don't have at the moment.


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0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Arrived Broken, 2 Sept. 2013
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This arrived in good time and it was cheap. That is the good news. The bad news is that it got damaged in transit it seems as it didn't work properly when it arrived. So it gets just one star. The company was good enough to apologise and offer me a refund. As the item only cost about £3 it was frustrating rather than anything else as I was looking forward to getting and using it.


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