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4.0 out of 5 stars Light Fantastic!, 22 Aug. 2017
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The German War: A Nation Under Arms, 1939-1945
The German War: A Nation Under Arms, 1939-1945
by Nicholas Stargardt
Edition: Paperback
Price: £17.03

5.0 out of 5 stars A NEW PERSPECTIVE, 15 July 2017
I have searched for years for a book covering life in German in the Second World War. Finding this book by Nicholas Stargardt I consumed it with great relish, my only fear being potential disappointment - but I needn't have worried.This as a book sweeping through Germany and in the wake of their travelling army,voicing the twisted patriotism,the growing fears of the conscripts,with letters and diary entries offered a nuanced view of those awful times.
Reading how the German labelled our air force 'Terror Bombers' was a shock. Hearing that many Germans began believing that we bombed Hamburg, Dresden etc as revenge for the Jewish people the Germans - Nazi and non-Nazi - slaughtered as they took their toxic army across Europe, was a revelation. Watching the average conscript move from abject horror and disgust as they witnessed the torching of homes and the killing of men,women and children who crossed the path of their army,to justification because it was 'them' or 'us', was illuminating.
This wonderful book is packed with facts yet never dull; full of German self-justification,but which is never left without its true context. It is a masterpiece, written by a man whose research has unearthed shiny nuggets of information, incorporated into a brilliant linking of the lives of various Germans, and made into five hundred plus pages which often read like a thriller.
This book never manages to explain why it all happened,or how a nation of great culture and literature dropped down into the amoral gutters of blood lust and brutality. Such a book has yet to be written. However,in the meantime, this brilliant piece of work offers sufficient answers to satisfy many of the questions raised by those who have studied the Hitler years, and should be used in schools Lest we Forget.


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4.0 out of 5 stars UNOBTRUSIVE AIR, 25 Feb. 2017
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It is too early to say whether or not the Bionaire BU 1300 is going to help in my battle against nocturnal dry mouth, but it is without doubt unobtrusive, very quiet, simple to use,and takes up very little space. It might work, probably could work, and certainly the cold steam it emits is strangely reassuring, suggesting it WILL work. I am happy to give it time and see what transpires.


The House of Silk: The Bestselling Sherlock Holmes Novel
The House of Silk: The Bestselling Sherlock Holmes Novel
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4.0 out of 5 stars PALE SILK, 25 Feb. 2017
I have long been an admirer of Anthony Horowitz; with his vast output on TV, and novels,he is both prolific and talented. As a One Book Wonder as an author myself, I admire his sheer energy is writing so much.However,although I enjoyed The House of Silk as a novel, as a Sherlock Holmes adventure it was far too flat,was never more than a mild pastiche,and left me disappointed.
Sherlock Holmes must be obdurate,self-centered, oblivious of the feelings of others, yet still hold our interest and unthinking devotion. The Holmes in The House of Silk is too mild, too distant, too altruistic. Holmes must be impetuous,inspired,fired up, and at the end when the solution is revealed, must produce the rabbit out of the hat with a flourish, not merely report his findings.
I feel disinclined to try Horowitz's second Holmes book - Moriarty. I think I shall stick to the originals, which,though sometimes plodding - for Conan Doyle is only half the writer Horowitz is - are the vehicles for the Sherlock Holmes towards whom I have always felt drawn.


Paul Temple And The Madison Mystery (BBC Audio Crime)
Paul Temple And The Madison Mystery (BBC Audio Crime)
by Francis Durbridge
Edition: Audio CD
Price: £20.00

4.0 out of 5 stars Eight Gold-plated Episodes, 23 Sept. 2016
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I have a collection of fourteen of these Paul Temple dramatised audio CDs and I think this is the best of the ones made with the original sound effects but a new cast.
I like the way the characters are better fleshed out, and there's more than enough action.This time I didn't find myself imagining the regular Paul Temple and Steve, but happily accepted the new cast.The period atmosphere is maintained throughout and there is never any confusion between the voices of the characters.
An excellent addition to my audio archive.


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5.0 out of 5 stars NO OTHER SUPPORT CAPS THIS, 2 Dec. 2015
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Best knee support I ever purchased. Warm, comfortable, support where it's needed. Fine product.


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5.0 out of 5 stars Good Buy, 2 Dec. 2015
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The Way To The Stars [1945] [DVD]
The Way To The Stars [1945] [DVD]
Dvd ~ Michael Redgrave
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Price: £6.85

5.0 out of 5 stars Glittering Stars, 2 Dec. 2015
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Fine leads - male and female - with an involving storyline and even excellent poetry. The writing is excellent, and the wartime atmosphere nicely maintained. Fine entertainment. With Redgrave and Mills in harness how could it fail?


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4.0 out of 5 stars INKCREDIBLE VALUE, 2 Dec. 2015
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The Wooden Horse [DVD]
The Wooden Horse [DVD]
Dvd ~ Leo Genn
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4.0 out of 5 stars PURE ESCAPISM, 2 Dec. 2015
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This review is from: The Wooden Horse [DVD] (DVD)
Anthony Steele always lacked something in his acting, but he is counterbalanced by those around him. The film is full of P.O.W. stereotypes
which adds rather than subtracts from the film's charm.It's a story based on actual incidents, and should be enjoyed both as an entertainment and as an example of the resolute inventiveness of men trapped in the claustrophobic and uncertain confines of imprisonment by the enemy.
As I get older, the film seems to grow in charm, and I would urge anybody who enjoys wartime escape pictures to sit down and savour each moment of this one.


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