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The Macmillan Alice 30 Wonderland Postcards - Lewis Carroll (Stationery)

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The Macmillan Alice 30 Wonderland Postcards - Lewis Carroll (Stationery)
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104
RRP
R 145
(-28%)

Alice in Wonderland Post Cards

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One of the most beautiful products I have ever purchased! Brilliant quality and I love the original illustrations!

Recharge Led Booklight - Mighty Bright (Book Light)

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Recharge Led Booklight - Mighty Bright (Book Light)
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Price
377

Would buy again

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High quality design. Works really well and the biggest plus is that it is rechargeable via USB.

The Jefferson Bible - Thomas Jefferson (Hardcover)

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The Jefferson Bible - Thomas Jefferson (Hardcover)
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125

A beuatiful mythology. This founding father removed all the nonsense and left us with BEAUTY.

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A great man left us an expedited version of the Gospels. As a rationalist I love this work - heartily recommended.

Mind the Gap - Graeme Codrington (Paperback)

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Mind the Gap - Graeme Codrington (Paperback)
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143
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R 180
(-21%)

Fascinating and helpful

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I found this book very interesting in analysing the different generations. It helped me to understand the attitudes and values of my parents and grandparents and how those are different to my own. I also found it extremely helpful in dealing with younger generations (who I work with) and explaining how best to educate and communicate with them. I recommend this book to everyone and have bought copies for friends.

A Drop of Night - Stefan Bachmann (Hardcover)

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A Drop of Night - Stefan Bachmann (Hardcover)
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300

A genre-bending and enjoyable read

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Stefan Bachmann's A Drop of Night is a bit of a mixed bag for me.

On the one hand, we have a book that blends a hosts of genres (speculative, horror and historical) that shouldn't work, and yet does (this book is described as being a genre-bending novel so it actually really does it justice).

On the other hand, we have a book that leaves us in the dark until almost the very end, without throwing in much clues along the way - which I'd usually be fine with if it didn't feel like it was something that had an ending that felt like it was thought up at the last moment.

Despite my criticism though, and because I CLEARLY love contradicting myself, I found this book hard to put down, simply because I had to know how it would all play out.

I mean, given that the narrative is a dual-structured one that switches between the past and present, and features a feisty, angry teen who finds herself part of group who end up being trapped in an underground palace, fighting for survival - well, it's kind of hard not to be intrigued, right?

While I enjoyed watching it all unfold, I didn't find any of the characters all that memorable. I enjoyed reading how they (mostly) banded together to try and navigate their way through a booby-trapped palace filled with unimaginable horrors, and loved the fact that the girls here were no damsels in distress.

So all in all, not a bad book - I just wish they could have introduced the main plot point of the book earlier - I think it would have made the book that much more believable. But, that's just me.

Italian Baker - Melissa Forti (Hardcover)

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Italian Baker - Melissa Forti (Hardcover)
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Price
346
RRP
R 499
(-31%)

Get this book

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What a beautiful, refreshing baking book. I have tried the mascarpone and lemon curd cake and found it amazing.
Fresh lemon flavours, divine icing and the lemon cured topping just added the final touch.
If you want to try something different...get this!!

Bloodborne Official Artworks - Sony (Paperback)

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Bloodborne Official Artworks - Sony (Paperback)
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Price
565

'Made Men By The Blood'

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I purchased the Japanese import version of this book as opposed to this exact one, but I hear the differences are marginal. Anyway, this is a great product for fans of Bloodborne. The pages are glossy and the overall presentation is very impressive. The only thing that stopped me from giving this book a full five stars is the fact that there was very little alternate or previously unused art, which would have been a great touch.

Star Wars: Ahsoka - E. K. Johnston (Hardcover)

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Star Wars: Ahsoka - E. K. Johnston (Hardcover)
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226

Beautiful

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Book looks stunning, great condition.
Lovely cover art.

Love & Gelato - Jenna Evans Welch (Hardcover)

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Love & Gelato - Jenna Evans Welch (Hardcover)
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226

Love and ice cream collide in the heart of Italy

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Charming and utterly sweet, this one left me with a serious craving for gelato and a strong desire to explore Italy.

Surviving the Ride - Steve Camp (Paperback)

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Surviving the Ride - Steve Camp (Paperback)
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Price
382
RRP
R 495
(-23%)

Excellent book

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This is one of the best books that have been done on the military vehicle to date. Colour photos and the information is endless.

Dirty War - Glenn Cross (Paperback)

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Dirty War - Glenn Cross (Paperback)
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502

Excellent Book, Impecably Researched, and Comprehensive Look at the Rhodesian War

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Dr. Cross's book is meticulously researched and comprehensive in its detail. Based on years of research including dozens of personal interviews with key Rhodesian security officials, Dr. Cross lays out the rationale behind Rhodesia's use of chemical and biological warfare agents in the latter days of the Bush War. Some skeptics may wonder whether this book is relevant now, but Dr. Cross expertly ties the history of Rhodesian CBW use with current-day problems, including Syria's recent use of CW, and explains how Rhodesia is a key case study in understanding how some nation's see a utility in CBW in modern counterinsurgencies. Other naysayers may protest Rhodesia's innocence and purity of motive in fighting the Bush War. The book clearly lays out the security situation that led the Rhodesian leadership at its most senior levels to embark on the use of CBW. No war is clean and as the book shows the Rhodesian war was very dirty on both sides. Regardless of the Rhodesians' motive their war was no cleaner or innocent than any other. It was always violent, often brutal, and horrifying. For doubters and skeptics, read the book. It's as dispassionate and impartial as any history could be.

200 Curries - Sunil Vijayakar (Paperback)

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200 Curries - Sunil Vijayakar (Paperback)
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29
Normal Price
R 48
(-40%)

Excellent value for money

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If you love curry at all you should get this recipe book. The book is smaller in size than most recipe books, but it contains 200 mouth watering curry and side recipes plus photos of every dish. Well worth the low asking price.

The Illustrated Art of Manliness - Brett McKay (Hardcover)

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The Illustrated Art of Manliness - Brett McKay (Hardcover)
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314

Great little book

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Full of tips for all walks of life. Nicely illustrated and not one of those things that give you tips that work sort of. Definitely a must for every man!

All You Need is Kill - Hiroshi Sakurazaka (Paperback)

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All You Need is Kill - Hiroshi Sakurazaka (Paperback)
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173
RRP
R 220
(-21%)

All you need is kill

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I really enjoyed this manga both for the look and the story. It's short and too the point, which is great if you're not looking for a something that isn't going to take a lot of your time and money such as Naruto, One Piece or even Yu Gi Oh. Decent backstory as well as character development. The art is intense yet satisfying, not pulling any of the punches or taking unnecessary shortcuts to avoid some of the harder scenes to draw.
A great manga to add to your library

Out-of-Sync Child - Carol Stock Kranowitz (Paperback)

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Out-of-Sync Child - Carol Stock Kranowitz (Paperback)
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198
RRP
R 250
(-21%)

The best book to help understand SPD

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This book truly helped me to understand this disorder as it can easily be overlooked or labelled as something else. Every teacher and all people who works with children should read this book at least once.. There are so many children that are misunderstood that are actually struggling with this. Truly a remarkable book!
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