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Comprehensive but some major failings

Advantages: reasonably comprehensive
Disadvantages: some notable omissions and lack of referencing

This second edition of a very popular medical title should have corrected many of the failings of the first. Unfortunately, the publishers didn't take that opportunity. Certainly there's quite a few updates and new entries, but still some major omissions ...

mrswombat 10.09.2000 · Read full review
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Review of Concise Colour Medical Dictionary - Elizabeth Martin

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Medical words for everyone!

Advantages: Really easy to read, layout is excellent.
Disadvantages: Like it says in the title - concise. Sometimes not enough detail.

When i joined medical school i was given this dictionary for free by the Medical Defense Union, and i've found it more useful that many of my books which cost £40! The recommended retail price is £11.99, and that would be money well spent! I have the t ...

jenihall 10.05.2004 · Read full review
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Delicious, uncomplicated Indian cooking

Advantages: tasty recipes, clear and easy to follow
Disadvantages: timings a little out

...into my flat a couple of years ago my mum bought me a couple of recipe books, now that I had my own kitchen. One of the books that my mum bought me was the Three Sisters Indian Cookbook. Although I can cook quite well, I quite often like brow ...

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Review of The Three Sisters Indian Cookbook - Serena Kaul

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Patronising or pukka?

Advantages: Simple, Straightforward food that can be cooked quickly
Disadvantages: Chaotic instructions and design

Jamie's 30 Minute Meals was the 'must buy' cook book of the year, but has recently attracted a lot of negative publicity over the truth of the title. Hundreds of women are queuing up to report that the 30 minute meal in fact takes longer than an hour to ...

dee7778 30.12.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Jamie's 30-Minute Meals - Jamie Oliver

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Ready, get set, cook.....

Advantages: Good tips included.
Disadvantages: Not for fussy eaters.

I’m going to show you how to put a whole meal on the table in 30 minutes flat! Not just one dish, a whole spread of beautiful things. This is the TV chef’s mantra for his TV show on channel 4 that spurned this book. I watched the show amazed at how ...

reddanni 08.04.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Jamie's 30-Minute Meals - Jamie Oliver

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