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A Sim's Lonely Planet

Advantages: Comprehensive guide, useful maps.
Disadvantages: Awkward size, too much given over to the base game.

The Prima games guides have been an indispensable help for Simmers ever since the first generation of games, and the Sims 3 guides are no different. This is the first one I have, as all the expansion guides come with a primer for the base game as well, an ...

TitleyTravels 02.01.2013 · Read full review
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Review of The Sims 3 World Adventures Game Guide - Catherine Brown

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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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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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How The War Was Won (And Where It Got Us)

Advantages: Well-researched, eye witness interviews and dozens of supporting pictures
Disadvantages: Slightly disjointed by placement of eye witness stories

Being a lover of everything relating to World War Two, this was one of those stocking fillers that really was a pleasant surprise for me. I thought I knew the Second World War inside out. I knew about battles, armies, invasions and the horror stories of t ...

iancognito 02.02.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Handbook of War Studies II - Manus I. Midlarsky (Editor)

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