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Secrets of the Hidden City - The London Encyclopedia

Advantages: The closest you can get to time travel
Disadvantages: A daunting 1060 pages

It is one of the ironies of life that most of us live in cities, sometimes even houses, that were named, planned and designed by the long-dead. Those of us who live in or near London know the meaning of “creaking Victorian infrastructure” better than mos ...

Westocean 14.03.2009 · Read full review
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Review of The London Encyclopedia - Christopher Hibbert & Ben Weinreb & John Keay & Julia Keay

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Write with style!

Advantages: Easy to read, simple terms and full of helpful information!
Disadvantages: Student's don't like reading!

My educational status ------------- I'm in my final year at University (Birmingham) as we all know education comes hand in hand with books. My bedroom has turned from a trendy peaceful place to relax. Into a student library full of books staring me in t ...

floatingclouds 02.01.2006 · Read full review
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Review of The Student's Guide to Writing - John Peck, Martin Coyle

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Foyle's Philavery - A Treasury of Unusual Words

Advantages: Excellent quality book. So unusual
Disadvantages: ????

Firstly i would like to just give you an overview of the book by quoting the blurb;- "The word 'philavery' was specially invented to describe this book - a collection of words chosen simply for their aesthetic appeal. Some of these words appeal because ...

sknipe 27.09.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Foyle's Philavery: A Treasury of Unusual Words - Christopher Foyle

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Learning about feminist fairy tales

Advantages: A different take on fairy tales
Disadvantages: Could be more information

About the book Jack Zipes has put together the first comprehensive anthology of feminist fairy tales and essays to appear since the women's movement gained momentum in the 1960's. He has selected works by such gifted writers as Angela Carter, Margar ...

linzee_loulabelle 31.07.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Don't Bet on the Prince - Jack Zipes

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Anyone for Tee-line and biscuits?

Advantages: A great aid for students learning Teeline Shorthand
Disadvantages: The CD would be better if she spoke at different speeds to help you practice words per minute

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Luvlylana 15.02.2009 · Read full review
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Review of Teeline For Journalists - Dawn Johnston

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