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15" Big Hero 6 Baymax Plush Soft Toy Doll For Children
15" Big Hero 6 Baymax Plush Soft Toy Doll For Children

5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars, 16 Sept. 2015
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Yellowstone Festival 4 Tent - Multi-Colour
Yellowstone Festival 4 Tent - Multi-Colour
Price: £59.99

19 of 19 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Leaky & not at all waterproof., 5 May 2015
This review is from: Yellowstone Festival Tent (Sports)
Not in the least waterproof! Put it up in garden before rain was due overnight and it is full of water this morning. Will try water repellent spray when it's dry as prev reviewer suggests but that is extra expense and why a tent wouldn't be waterproof in the first place I don't know.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Surprisingly attractive wedgy mules, 16 Sept. 2014
Have loved these shoes and they have lasted from spring to autumn of pretty much constant wear - only now a little too baggy from a day in the rain. I call that great value for £12.99. Comfy and easy to slip on and off and enough heel to to stop them being too mumsy when combined with non-mumsy clothes.


He Lover of Death: Erast Fandorin 9
He Lover of Death: Erast Fandorin 9
by Boris Akunin
Edition: Paperback
Price: £8.99

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Good fun but some annoying typos, 3 Nov. 2012
Really enjoyed this different angle to watching Erast Petrovich at work. However, it is always irritating to see editorial errors, more so in a book by an established author with a big publisher. Spoils the suspension of disbelief somewhat and bumps you back to the reality that it is just words on a page.
What on earth is a collidor? Or a devolvert? Lots of typos too.
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Grammar (Basher Basics)
Grammar (Basher Basics)
by Simon Basher
Edition: Paperback
Price: £6.23

2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Just a terrible series of books, 30 Jan. 2012
How to overcomplicate a concept in one small book. I also have the music edition and it is equally baffling. They have anthropomophised each subject and concentrated on all the 'personality' traits of each one, using unhelpful and tenuous adjectives. It really isn't an easy read, I myself found it very difficult to pull out the key facts and I have a degree in linguistics! It is written in long narrative sentences that bore the reader before they reach the end of each one. The pictures are not attractive or charming in the least.
If you want to learn any of the subjects within this range of books, I would recommend avoiding these and finding something with more bulletpoints, formatting that differentiates definitions from examples and rules, and stay away from brash, irrelevant illustration.


Death is the Cure
Death is the Cure
by Nicola Slade
Edition: Hardcover

2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Return of a great new heroine, 16 Aug. 2010
This review is from: Death is the Cure (Hardcover)
Having read Murder Most Welcome by accident and found it such surprisingly good fun (I mean, the cover!), I found myself very excited to read the continuing adventures of Charlotte Richmond. Every bit as entertaining as the first book with lots of literary gags dropped in, some seamlessly, some less so. Am I right in thinking that the newfound grandmother might be a certain Mrs Rawdon Crawley? If so, I really don't think I can wait to find out what happens next...


Bad Vibes: Britpop and my part in its downfall
Bad Vibes: Britpop and my part in its downfall
by Luke Haines
Edition: Paperback

4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars An album on paper, 4 Feb. 2009
Excellent first book and very pleasing to find Luke Haines can keep up the vitriolic persona for 250 pages of memoirs. So very very funny too, a home for the jokes and witticisms that just can't work in song form. Really wish there was an index though, maybe in the reprint?
A must have for anyone who was into music in the 1990s.
Roll on Volume II please.


Hound Dog
Hound Dog
by Richard Blandford
Edition: Paperback
Price: £11.99

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Perfect gift for any man with a strong stomach, 12 Jan. 2007
This review is from: Hound Dog (Paperback)
Laughed out loud, gagged with revulsion, almost cried at the end and felt shellshocked throughout. Would make a great british movie - have fun casting it in your head as you read.

Would recommend this for Fathers Day, gifts for brothers and brothers in law, 'modern' grandfathers and uncles. Not for the puritanical.


The Grub-And-Stakers House a Haunt
The Grub-And-Stakers House a Haunt
by Charlotte MacLeod
Edition: Hardcover

7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The Grub & Stakers books are rare gems, 5 May 2005
She only wrote a few of these but they are very funny, very strange and very clever. The definitive cozy murders, they are everything I want in a book: twisty plots and suspense, characters to adore, a lifestyle to covet, laugh-out-loud comedy and a sense that the writer is not quite on this planet. The paperbacks have covers you can stare at for hours too.


Scuba Dancing (Transita)
Scuba Dancing (Transita)
by Nicola Slade
Edition: Paperback

4 of 7 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Totally nuts book!, 13 April 2005
Great fun romcom for all ages, can't wait to see it on TV with Colin Firth.


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