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The First and the Last
The First and the Last
by Adolf Galland
Edition: Paperback
Price: £8.99

3.0 out of 5 stars Poor translation causes three star rating, 4 May 2015
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The story in itself is very interesting, it's good to read the war story from the other side, but the translation is abysmal. It is almost as though it is a literal translation by someone not fully qualified in the German language. This is a real shame because it makes the book quite difficult to read and detracts from the story being told. The type setting is even worse and in some sections it is not possible to understand the meaning of sentences until the second or third reading. Words are hyphenated when not needed, Fuhrer is written as Fiihrer, and as ard, and so on. I feel the typesetter
must have been a trainee on their first day release from Primary school.

It is such a shame because the story written in good grammatical English would have been much more interesting. If you are interested in WW2 this is a fascinating tale of one mans' frustrations caused by inept leaders who had no understanding of listening to how things worked on the 'shop floor' . Certainly worth a read.


The Imitation Game [DVD]
The Imitation Game [DVD]
Dvd ~ Benedict Cumberbatch
Price: £9.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Well written and superbly acted, 3 April 2015
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Well written, superbly acted and followed my knowledge of the man closely. Yes there are one or two incidents of theatrical licence but this has to be accepted in that five+ years are condensed into two hours. Well worth watching.


Miss Saigon
Miss Saigon
Price: £8.69

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Superb live feel to this recording, 11 Nov. 2014
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A brilliant recording with a live feel to it by having the audience reaction and applause. It is rather a shame that there is an audible click between the tracks that I put down to a compilation fault. It still is a brilliant recording and most certainly makes me want to see the show.


Gray Retribution (A Tom Gray Novel Book 4)
Gray Retribution (A Tom Gray Novel Book 4)
Price: £1.00

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Book 4 as good as 1,2 & 3 - good page turners, 10 Sept. 2014
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I have read all four books one after the other. Although four different stories there is a thread running though all of them. All have, obviously, been well researched and the style of writing gives you a real page turner. I thoroughly enjoyed all four books and would recommend them as good relaxing reading.


Gray Redemption (A Tom Gray Novel Book 3)
Gray Redemption (A Tom Gray Novel Book 3)
Price: £1.00

5.0 out of 5 stars Fast moving and well researched. Have read the first ..., 29 Aug. 2014
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Fast moving and well researched. Have read the first three books one after the other as the story is so well told. I am now starting book four and cannot wait to see how this continuing story evolves. Most certainly page turners.


Jersey Boys Original Broadway Cast Recording [Uk Version]
Jersey Boys Original Broadway Cast Recording [Uk Version]
Price: £9.77

5.0 out of 5 stars Feel good music, 10 Aug. 2014
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Of my era and very listenable. I found the dialogue inserts quite wooden but not a detraction from the music. The stage show of Jersey Boys and the world touring show New Jersey Nights are really excellent 'feel good' shows and both are worth a visit. I haven't worn out the CD yet but my cloud player is almost on autopilot.


TP-LINK TL-PA2030KIT 200Mbps Powerline Adapter with 3 Ports - Twin Pack
TP-LINK TL-PA2030KIT 200Mbps Powerline Adapter with 3 Ports - Twin Pack
Offered by Hughes Direct
Price: £34.99

5.0 out of 5 stars So good I bought another set, 10 Aug. 2014
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This is the second set I have bought so that my son can watch iPlayers on his TV using a YouView box. Brilliant.


Lone Survivor [DVD]
Lone Survivor [DVD]
Dvd ~ Mark Wahlberg
Price: £4.00

0 of 2 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Why do Hollywood screw everything up., 18 Jun. 2014
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This is based on fact. Why do the Americans have to add fiction? It's watchable but the added dramatics do not add to the story.


The Patrol [DVD]
The Patrol [DVD]
Dvd ~ Ben Righton
Price: £4.00

3 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars As it says on the cover, the British answer to The Hurt Locker, 18 Jun. 2014
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Very watchable. No Hollywood dramatics. The film just tells it as it is. One son, a reservist, really appreciated the honest way the story is told.


Invision® TV Wall Mount Bracket - New Slim Line Design With Cantilever Arm Tilt & Swivel Feature For 26 - 55 inch TV Screens, Fits LED, LCD & Plasma, Max VESA 400mm x 400mm (Please check TV VESA Mounting Holes Before Purchase)
Invision® TV Wall Mount Bracket - New Slim Line Design With Cantilever Arm Tilt & Swivel Feature For 26 - 55 inch TV Screens, Fits LED, LCD & Plasma, Max VESA 400mm x 400mm (Please check TV VESA Mounting Holes Before Purchase)
Offered by Invision Technology (UK) Limited
Price: £199.95

5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent value, 18 Jun. 2014
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Excellent product, easily installed and worth every penny. I have a 37" set mounted on it. Delivery was extremely prompt and as promised. First class service.


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