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The War of the Running Dogs: Malaya 1948-1960 (CASSELL MILITARY PAPERBACKS)
The War of the Running Dogs: Malaya 1948-1960 (CASSELL MILITARY PAPERBACKS)
by Noel Barber
Edition: Paperback
Price: £8.99

2.0 out of 5 stars An interesting but partial view, 24 Oct. 2013
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If you are interested in Malayan history around this time, this is one of the few books around that describe it. However it is a fairly partial book that in many ways over-glorifies the British role in the conflict and does not quite capture the unspeakable difficulties experienced by the local civilian population.


Hollywood Musicals
Hollywood Musicals
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Price: £9.74

2.0 out of 5 stars A bit of a let down, 24 Oct. 2013
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This review is from: Hollywood Musicals (Audio CD)
Not the best selection of songs, and not the best of recordings in terms of quality. I guess if you want something fairly cheap and cheerful (as most box sets are) this would fit the bill.


The Mighty [DVD]
The Mighty [DVD]
Dvd ~ Sharon Stone
Price: £4.00

5.0 out of 5 stars Great film! Missed by most!, 24 Oct. 2013
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This review is from: The Mighty [DVD] (DVD)
This is a really nicely done and uplifting film, all about values and perseverance against difficulties. The stars of the film are the 2 teenage actors who really outshone the bigger names around them (Sharon Stone and Gillian Anderson). Some films you wonder why you bothered wasting your time on it, not this one!


It's Signing Time [DVD]
It's Signing Time [DVD]
Dvd ~ Suzanne Miell-Ingram
Offered by singing_hands
Price: £12.99

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A hit!, 2 April 2013
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This review is from: It's Signing Time [DVD] (DVD)
My 2 year old son has downs, conductive hearing loss and uses a BAHA. We were looking for something to help stimulate his speech and language, as well as learn Makaton. This dvd was a real hit with him! He loves it, knows it is his "show" and gets excited whenever we have it on. He has learnt a few signs from it too (and so have the rest of the family). Whilst the editing is not as professional as something off cBeeBies, it is engaging and met my expectations. If you are unsure, go to their website or youtube to preview it. Highly recommended!


Road of Bones: The Epic Siege of Kohima 1944
Road of Bones: The Epic Siege of Kohima 1944
by Fergal Keane
Edition: Paperback
Price: £9.98

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Illuminating!, 25 Jun. 2011
Having never read much about the war in Burma, this was my first dip into it and I was not disappointed. Fergal Keane writes well and does bring it to life. He tries hard too to give a balanced account of the war which I much appreciated as some history books can often come across as too one-sided and overly myopic in its coverage. Keane also brings in some of the strategy and politics that underpin the context. Perhaps my only gripe was it was hard to keep up with who's who at the start of the book as Keane introduces his cast list. Do perservere and it all comes together at the end.


Tropico Gold (PC DVD)
Tropico Gold (PC DVD)
Offered by gameshop_fuerth
Price: £7.94

2.0 out of 5 stars If you like repetitiveness..., 25 Jun. 2011
= Fun:2.0 out of 5 stars 
This review is from: Tropico Gold (PC DVD) (Video Game)
As someone who likes strategy games in general (e.g. civilisation, etc...) , this game unfortunately just doesn't do it for me. A little too much repetitiveness. It is "cute" but the comedy value doesn't last long.


SCRIBBLED IN CHALK
SCRIBBLED IN CHALK
Offered by westworld-
Price: £20.00

5.0 out of 5 stars Refreshing!, 25 Jun. 2011
This review is from: SCRIBBLED IN CHALK (Audio CD)
This Scottish folk singer is a breath of fresh air compared to what is on offer these days. If you've never heard her sing before, have a go - you won't be disappointed
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Learn French with Paul Noble
Learn French with Paul Noble
by Paul Noble
Edition: Audio CD
Price: £33.27

16 of 17 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Useful revision..., 5 May 2011
Having done night school in conversational french years ago (and promptly forgotten most of it), it was good to use Noble's CDs to re-learn stuff. The use of a native french speaker to enunciate stuff is probably one of its strengths as it certainly does help familiarize the learner with the sounds as it should be. Simple and easy to follow.


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