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Harry Potter Horcrux Locket and Sticker Book - Running Press (Paperback)

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Harry Potter Horcrux Locket and Sticker Book - Running Press (Paperback)
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Price
137
RRP
R 175
(-22%)

It's okay.

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It looks and feels very plastic, and the "glassy" part is quite thick and dark, so it's difficult to see the printings on the locket. The inside is also plain and blank.

Harry Potter Talking Sorting Hat and Sticker Book - Running Press (Paperback)

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Harry Potter Talking Sorting Hat and Sticker Book - Running Press (Paperback)
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Price
155
RRP
R 230
(-33%)

It's pretty good!

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Like the product description says, you push a button and the hat announces a Hogwarts house at random. The voice doesn't sound exactly like the one in the movies, but close enough, and it's probably just the nature of the product that makes it sound different. I would've liked if the hat moved a bit as it spoke.

Name of the Wind - Patrick Rothfuss (Paperback)

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Name of the Wind - Patrick Rothfuss (Paperback)
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Price
172
RRP
R 220
(-22%)

Incorrect edition of book

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Although the book and story is magnificent, this is most definitely not the 10th anniversary illustrated deluxe edition it is just the normal paperback edition. Very dissapointed in raru but Patrick Rothuss does not disappoint.

Raru Admin Note: The publisher changed the edition to the normal paperback edition, but also kept the same barcode as the 10th anniversary illustrated deluxe edition it seems.

Pick Me Up - Adam J. Kurtz (Paperback)

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Pick Me Up - Adam J. Kurtz (Paperback)
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Price
212
RRP
R 230
(-8%)

Happy Customer

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Absolutely fabulous book - thank you Raru for making it such an effortless purchase, WITH on time delivery.

Alice's Adventures In Wonderland & Other Stories (Barnes & Noble Collectible Editions) - Lewis Carroll (Hardcover)

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Alice's Adventures In Wonderland & Other Stories (Barnes & Noble Collectible Editions) - Lewis Carroll (Hardcover)
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Price
595

Curiouser and Curiouser

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When I came across this edition of all the stories in one, beautiful, leather-bound, silver-lined paged, entirety, I knew I had to have it!
It's beyond worth the price and the original illustrations just adds to how authentic this edition feels.
If you love Wonderland as much as I do, go get this book. You won't regret it!

Fruits Basket 1 - Natsuki Takaya (Paperback)

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Fruits Basket 1 - Natsuki Takaya (Paperback)
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Price
287
RRP
R 335
(-14%)

Love it!

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One of the best Manga series ever! It includes a few colour pages with artwork of the characters as well.

Berserk 1 - Kentaro Miura (Hardcover)

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Berserk 1 - Kentaro Miura (Hardcover)
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Price
763

Bererk Deluxe Edition hardcover

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Really happy with the product. Its a well made and good quality book.

Dumbing Us Down - John Taylor Gatto (Paperback)

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Dumbing Us Down - John Taylor Gatto (Paperback)
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Price
200
RRP
R 240
(-17%)

A must read

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Interested in human potential. Want to understand conditioning and its effects.
John has a great way of relaying his experience as a teacher inside and outside the system. The book certainly helped me see my schooling for what it was, is and will be.

Ikigai - Hector Garcia (Hardcover)

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Ikigai - Hector Garcia (Hardcover)
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Price
258
RRP
R 320
(-19%)

Disappointed

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I hoped for a more in depth read but was disappointed that the contents was written for someone wanting more knowledge of Japan than on the subject of longevity. It's a quick read, leaving you feeling frustrated. I learned one or two interesting facts but not enough to recommend this book for someone to buy. It's a beautiful book with an quality cover but disappointing contents.

The Red Circle - Brandon Webb (Paperback)

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The Red Circle - Brandon Webb (Paperback)
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Price
167

Great book!

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I highly recommend this book if you enjoy or are interested in the Navy Seals operations or the military in general. It is well written and I couldn't put the book down. Brandon Webb's writing style makes you feel every emotion the operators go through and explains every character so well, that it feels as if you know the men personally. I gained more respect for these men and the brotherhood they have. To be a Navy Seal is not just a work, it's a calling and lifestyle, and that is very clear and heartfelt in this book.

Navy Seals - Brandon Webb (Paperback)

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Navy Seals - Brandon Webb (Paperback)
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Price
96

Great gift for young people

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This is a lovely gift for a young person who enjoys the military. The story is well told and easy to follow and understand

Record of a Spaceborn Few - Becky Chambers (Paperback)

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Record of a Spaceborn Few - Becky Chambers (Paperback)
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Price
178
RRP
R 195
(-9%)

Sci-fi full of heart!

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A really gripping sci-fi filled with really interesting, relatable characters - human and alien alike :) Becky Chambers has developed such a fantastic rich universe in the previous two books and this continues in this installment :)

Closed and Common Orbit - Becky Chambers (Paperback)

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Closed and Common Orbit - Becky Chambers (Paperback)
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Price
178
RRP
R 195
(-9%)

Fantastic and unique sci-fi!

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Really well written, full of heart and whimsy just as much as it is full of mystery, intrigue, wonder, humour and adventure :) If you love sci-fi and well written characters this is a must read! A beautiful look at what it truly means to be human :)

Norse Mythology - Neil Gaiman (Paperback)

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Norse Mythology - Neil Gaiman (Paperback)
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Price
228

Good Read

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Interesting and a quick read if you are looking for something informative but not textbook

Star Wars Leia, Princess of Alderaan - Claudia Gray (Paperback)

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Star Wars Leia, Princess of Alderaan - Claudia Gray (Paperback)
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Price
161
RRP
R 230
(-30%)

Brilliant

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Really an amazing insight into Leia pre episode 4, and how she became the leader she is.

Court of Thorns and Roses - Sarah J. Maas (Paperback)

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Court of Thorns and Roses - Sarah J. Maas (Paperback)
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Price
145
RRP
R 185
(-22%)

An Excellent read

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This is a brilliant book that combines fantasy with the drama of being a young adult. Every page is captivating and a very good start to a series.

Dominique Ansel: Secret Recipes From the World Famous New York Bakery - Dominique Ansel (Hardcover)

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Dominique Ansel: Secret Recipes From the World Famous New York Bakery - Dominique Ansel (Hardcover)
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Price
496

Not just a Cookbook

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Chef Dominque Ansel does not only have a talent for baking, but also for writing - he is truly an ARTIST! His stories are captivating and transports you onto a rollercoaster of emotions that makes you feel immediately inspired and passionate about baking. The greatest piece of motivation and advice he gives is to "Create and Re-Create" not only to refine your skills but to build up your confidence. The recipes in the book are organized by beginner, intermediate and advanced - at first some recipes might seem intimidating but it is dividing up into components to complete and is not intimidating but oh so WORTH IT in the end! I definitely recommend buying this book because not only does it give AMAZING recipes, it gives you an experience of a lifetime of techniques and the behind the story scenes of each creations.

Raru not only delivered me a book in excellent condition but also a few days before the time. I am completely over the moon about my book and look forward to purchasing more soon:)

Thank you so much

Poems - C. S. Lewis (Paperback)

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Poems - C. S. Lewis (Paperback)
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Price
190

More than you expect

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This is what you want: a collection of C. S. Lewis's poems. From a quick count it includes more than a 100 of his poems.

The cover of the book itself is rough in a good way, giving depth to the illustration and making it "feel" like a real book. The pages are beautifully cut, making them seem like parchments rather than simply prepackaged paper.

If you like Lewis, or if you just like poetry, this is well worth your money.

King of Ashes - Raymond E. Feist (Paperback)

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King of Ashes - Raymond E. Feist (Paperback)
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Price
119

As good as the old ones

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Reminds me of the time of the Magician series. Not as fleshy but a good read.

Disney Princess:Magical Moments Bb (Board book)

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Disney Princess:Magical Moments Bb (Board book)
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Price
198
RRP
R 270
(-27%)

Not as good as expected

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Just about 4 page book, with the same lights on every page and a simple sentence. Expected more. Also doesn't work in the dark.

Locke & Key 3 - Joe Hill (Paperback)

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Locke & Key 3 - Joe Hill (Paperback)
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Price
284

A series for those with strong stomachs!

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Joe Hill has done an amazing job with the Locke & Key series - the characters are not only well developed but people you can relate to. The mysteries and horrors that lead you deeper into the story start from page 1 of book 1, and just don't stop. I'm totally addicted and can only hope they also make a horror tv series based on this. Two thumbs up.

Scooby-Doo! Encyclopedia - Benjamin Bird (Paperback)

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Scooby-Doo! Encyclopedia - Benjamin Bird (Paperback)
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Price
162

Great Encyclopedia for fans

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Bought this as I have been a Scooby-Doo fan for as long as I can remember. A lot of detail has gone into making this book. Would recommend this to any fan. Only thing that I would have loved to see added, would have been a reference to the show ad episode name where the monsters appeared.

Army of Darkness Vs. Hack / Slash - Tim Seeley (Paperback)

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Army of Darkness Vs. Hack / Slash - Tim Seeley (Paperback)
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Price
398

Hail to the King

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I've been a long time fan of the Hack/Slash universe and the Evil dead franchise.
So, the prospect of having them team-up was potentially mind-blowing.

Slick, stylish visuals combined with a good story - complete with trademark dark, tongue-in-cheek humour made this very enjoyable. I would happily recommend for fans of both franchises and even new fans as I don't believe they will feel any alienation or confusion at what's happening.

Overall rating - "Groovy, Baby".

It - Stephen King (Paperback)

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It - Stephen King (Paperback)
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Price
218

Terror in Derry

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A true terror brought forth by Stephen King - if you weren't afraid of clowns you will be! IT is a tome, that will need to be devoured to be fully appreciated (puns intended). Stephen King brings characters to life and breathes true fear into the scenes he sets. You will be afraid, very afraid and remember... We all float down here.

Shadow Lines - Amitav Ghosh (Paperback)

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Shadow Lines - Amitav Ghosh (Paperback)
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Price
218

Haunting

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Haunting, as an adjective for this novel, hits the mark dead on. The narrative style is unusual and compelling. It raises a few penetrating questions about life. If it's time for something mentally stimulating, go ahead and read this.
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