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Oase - Stefani Serfontein (Paperback)

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Oase - Stefani Serfontein (Paperback)
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Price
166
RRP
R 210
(-21%)

Beslis die lees werd.

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Een van die wonderlikste Afrikaanse boeke wat ek al in 'n lang tyd gelees het. Ek het op die punt van my stoel gesit in sekere gedeeltes en asem opgehou. Ek wens net dat meer mense van hierdie roman geweet het. 'n Puik debuut roman van 'n uitstenkende skrywer. Beslis die lees werd.

The Way of Kings - Brandon Sanderson (Paperback)

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The Way of Kings - Brandon Sanderson (Paperback)
Dispatched in 10 to 15 working days
Price
162
RRP
R 195
(-17%)

Magnificent.

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This is as good as epic fantasy gets. You don't need to think twice - just buy it.

Roxette - Good Karma (CD)

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Roxette - Good Karma (CD)
Dispatched in 10 to 15 working days
Price
436

AWESOME!!!!

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I am probably one of the biggest Roxette fans that ever existed. And although the last two studio albums was good, nothing could have prepared me, or my ears, for how amazing Good Karma is. The return to what made their music memorable and unforgettable in the 80's and 90's, with a fresh production... and just when your ears grow used to the new sound - the next track drives over you with a red sports car blaring "Joyride" at full volume.

Avenged Sevenfold Deathbat Crest Mini Mug

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Avenged Sevenfold Deathbat Crest Mini Mug
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Price
121

Avenged fan boy

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This is a great gift/ collectible. But keep in mind, this is a mini mug.
But all in all, I love it. Quality is great.

Border Post (DVD)

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Border Post (DVD)
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Price
32

Unless you're deeply into Macedonian films ...

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Very odd. A story that might have been a sharp satire ( who knows, maybe this IS what Macedonian satire looks like), but actually rather limp. Some attractive and pleasing actors/actresses, but a clumsy and unexpected tragic ending is gratuitous. Judging by the subtitles, the language used is generally obscene, revealing a profound obsession with maternal incest. Maybe the disc I received was faulty, but the sound was really weird. The dialogue, everything spoken by the main characters, was entirely inaudible, but sound effects were loud and clear, including dialogue on TV and gunfire. Thank Tito for the subtitles !

Tatie Danielle (DVD)

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Tatie Danielle (DVD)
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Price
87

The story of an old monster who makes even your very worst Aunt seem better

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Rather a dry sense of humour, but an absorbing story of a really horrible old woman : manipulative, selfish and rude ; and how different people struggle to cope with her. She enjoys her malice, a sort of Malice in Wonderland, but doesn't end happily

Une Parisienne (DVD)

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Une Parisienne (DVD)
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Price
363

Not great, but not bad at all.

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I was curious to see what all the fuss was about, regarding Brigitte Bardot. For a few years back in the 50's / 60's she was the great sex symbol movie star. As a kid I wondered why : we didn't see her film in South Africa, and I would have been too young to be allowed in, anyway. Looking back, now it seems rather quaint. Probably a bit old-fashioned even in it's day, but a traditional French farce, cheerful, predictable, but modestly entertaining

Fanfan La Tulipe (DVD)

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Fanfan La Tulipe (DVD)
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Price
25

Disappointing piffle

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A curiosity. In it's day it was popular and praised, but now seems feeble and clumsy. Gerard Philippe was at that time considered a very hot and talented star, but here he seems dim and uninteresting. The story is muddled and boring, the direction dire, and the whole thing simply monotonous. Maybe today we're missing something of it's hidden greatness, or maybe years ago they were missing it's hidden mess

Ariana Grande - Dangerous Woman (CD)

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Ariana Grande - Dangerous Woman (CD)
Dispatched in 5 to 7 working days
Price
117

Very good pop album

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Ariana has been making some big waves the last few years on the charts. Her new album is definitely a contender for one of the best pop albums of 2016. The title track is a powerful song and already a big hit. Her latest dance single "Into you" is making headway on the charts at the moment, and is definitely my favourite track on the album. Other standouts are the songs "Let me love you", "Thinking about you" and "Greedy". It's great to see Macy Gray featured on "Leave me lonely".

Microsoft - Wireless Adapter for Windows (PC/Xbox One)

(22 user ratings)

Microsoft - Wireless Adapter for Windows (PC/Xbox One)
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Price
439

Great device

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Many games that come to PC these days are first built for consoles.
A lot of the time this means that the PC controls are created as an afterthought, and really suck.
I had the Xbox 360 controller and dongle for PC, which was great but this + an Xbox One controller blows it out of the water.

Pro's:
Works with any Xbox one controller, just ordered the elite one!
Great range.
Allows you to game from your PC when it is plugged into your HD TV
If you have the right Xbox one controller you can plug your headphones into it. They support normal headphones now.
This + controller + certain apps allow you to control your desktop using an Xbox One remote, bueno.
Sync's up really easily, supports more than one controller connecting to it. (couch co-op!)

Cons
In the age of nano receivers this thing is like a log, its long. If using a desktop make sure to use the rear usb ports and supplied cable. This goes double for use with a laptop.
Microsoft should really just use Bluetooth that can connect to a PC instead of needing an adapter.

Just bought my second one, gave my old Xbox One controller to my GF with my old dongle as I ordered the elite controller.

Microsoft All-In-One Media Keyboard- Retail Pack

(5 user ratings)

Microsoft All-In-One Media Keyboard- Retail Pack
Dispatched in 2 to 5 working days
Price
615

Awesome

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Bought this to hook up to my media center PC.

Works like a charm. The best one you will find (much better than the logitech ones)

Pro's:
Excellent build quality, it really feels great.
Thin but solid, doesn't feel flimsy.

Funko Pop! Games - Borderlands Clap Trap

(4 user ratings)

Funko Pop! Games - Borderlands Clap Trap
Out of Stock
Price
294

Minion! Buy me!

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Ha Claptrap. You lovable cretin.

Item is as pictured here, inexpensive and looks great.
If you've ever been Claptraps minion it's worth the buy!

Funko Pop! Games - The Elder Scrolls V, Skyrim: Nord Vinyl Figure

(3 user ratings)

Funko Pop! Games - The Elder Scrolls V, Skyrim: Nord Vinyl Figure
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Price
157

Awesome

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He used to be an adventurer like you, but then he took an arrow to the knee and retired onto my shelves.

Great miniture, Girlfriend loves it. People often comment on it.

It's inexpensive and a great item, if you ever enjoyed braving the wilds of Skyrim this little guy is definitely worth the buy.
It's like owning a little piece of Skyrim, without the 120hrs of modding followed by crashing to desktop every 5min.

TP-Link AC1750 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit ADSL2+ Modem Router

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TP-Link AC1750 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit ADSL2+ Modem Router
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Price
2,099

Great router

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Great router for the price, did a bunch of research and this was the best offer I found.
In both the price and the tech, I had to turn the strength of the transmission down as it broadcasts way further than I needed it to.

Pro's:
Very easy to setup
Easy to use GUI
Great advanced options allowing you to have a client whitelist, scheduled access, guest networks etc.
Haven't had to reset it since I installed it, keeps the ADSL connection in good order
Better quality of service than my old billion router
Can stream HD media to multiple device over the internal network on the 5GHZ without any buffering

Cons:
None that I can think of

The Witcher 3 Geralt Armor Premium Zip-up Hoodie (X-Large)

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The Witcher 3 Geralt Armor Premium Zip-up Hoodie (X-Large)
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Price
1,237

Great Quality

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Great quality hoodie, embroidery looks great, overall great Witcher gear that any fan would love.

Cooler Master - Devastator II with Blue LED on Keyboard & Mouse

(7 user ratings)

Cooler Master - Devastator II with Blue LED on Keyboard & Mouse
Out of Stock
Price
556

Decent Keyboard - Terrible Mouse

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The keyboard is wonderful, it was a great upgrade from my old membrane keyboard that I had for months. I am yet to find issues there. With the mouse its a different story. The build quality seems nice and all but the scroll wheel developed a terrible squeak on the second day of use, it is totally unbearable. The only way to fix the squeak is to lubricate the wheel but that requires you to open the thing up voiding warranty.

DiRT Rally (PS4)

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DiRT Rally (PS4)
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Price
857
RRP
R 999
(-14%)

NOT for the feint-hearted

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Beautiful rally sim....But my word, if you think you're going to pick up this game and be amazing at it, rather go buy burnout or something...

Skullcandy - Riff Stereo Earbuds Microphone In Camo/Tan/Orange

(4 user ratings)

Skullcandy - Riff Stereo Earbuds Microphone In Camo/Tan/Orange
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Price
69
RRP
R 199
(-65%)
Normal Price
R 136
(-49%)

The best I ever had

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I'm so impressed. The earphones are the best I have seen. Clarity with Supper bass. They even come with a remote control. At that price? I would rate them the best. However, Raru need to find a way of shortening the order period from supplier to shipping. My shipping only took 24hrs from Capetown to Johannesburg. But from supplier to Raru it took a bit long. About 4 days. Otherwise they have one of best online shopping services.THUMBS UP RARU!

Inuyasha - Inuyasha Tumbler with Lid (Mug)

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Inuyasha - Inuyasha Tumbler with Lid (Mug)
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Price
195

Poor

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Just a folder of paper with the inu yasha character on it. Leaks as well from lid.

Butterfly (1999) (Region 1 DVD)

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Butterfly (1999) (Region 1 DVD)
Dispatched in 10 to 15 working days
Price
131

Utterly charming, beautiful film with a sinister and surprising ending.

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Delightful : if this doesn't attract you, there's something wrong at your end. In a small Spanish village just before the start of the Spanish civil war in the 1930's, a small boy with asthma is scared to go to school, but is lucky to meet a marvelous and kind teacher. The coming-of-age story is charmingly told, against an increasingly sinister background, and leads to a shocking, sad and challenging ending, which will leave you thinking a great deal. The last words the boy utters, like the ending of The Sixth Sense, makes you re-think the whole story and it's significance. Brilliant performances by the boy and his old teacher, but all the actors are excellent. Your life will be poorer if you don't watch this.

ION Pureplay LP - Dark Wood

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ION Pureplay LP - Dark Wood
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Price
688

Ok to get started on but won't last you long

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So at this price it was ok to test the waters of record collecting but nothing more than that. It's biggest down fall is the very audible running noise of the motor which is very noticeable on quiet tracks and spoils the enjoyment of the music. This also transfers to the USB recordings and will ruin the digital file. The included needle has not last more than three months as started making a rough dragging noise when playing. I can only assume what damage the is doing to the delicate grooves of the LPs. My lid hinge has also broken.. If you are wanting to get started with vinyl and you are on a budget there are some good finds on gumtree and olx. Rather spend the extra bucks on better qulity now because you going to in the near future anyway.

Farming Simulator 15 (PC)

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Farming Simulator 15 (PC)
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Price
83
RRP
R 499.95
(-83%)

Farming simulator 15 gold edition

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It is a great game, I love it the graphics are much, much better than fs2013. I have been play it since I got it and am hooked.
If you look for a great game buy it.

Bleak Expectations - Mark Evans (Paperback)

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Bleak Expectations - Mark Evans (Paperback)
Dispatched in 15 to 25 working days
Price
156

A Hilarious Take On Classics

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Mark Evans parody is a must-read for lovers of classical literature- the book will have you in shreds. Even someone who doesn't delve into Dickens works would likely find this interesting. It takes cliche scenes from novels and, even TV and has the characters call them out for their exaggeration.

The book does have a 'solid' plot line which I found rather charming. It follows Pip BIn and his adventures, along with his sister and best friend, Harry- after his father is supposedly killed and his evil guardian, Mr Gently Benevolent (ironic) tries to destroy them. There are many characters, epic fight scenes, weddings, love stories, friendships, family drama, deaths and even a court case or two. In conclusion, an enjoyable read, but not meant to be take too seriously.

Huisgenoot Wenresepte 1 - Annette Human (Hardcover)

(4 user ratings)

Huisgenoot Wenresepte 1 - Annette Human (Hardcover)
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Price
280
RRP
R 355
(-21%)

Oh My WORD!

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What a great book to have. As I received the book I had to go though it and there is so many recipes that are mouth watering. There is a "Beesting" recipe in there, a nougat pudding which sounds to die for! I am going to be so busy baking and cooking this weekend!

Best cooking bible ever!!!!!

Command Authority - Tom Clancy (Paperback)

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Command Authority - Tom Clancy (Paperback)
Dispatched in 15 to 25 working days
Price
184

Mr Clancy at his best

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The story follows Jack Ryan Jr. as the world is again on the brink of war with Russia taking action in the Ukraine. The battle scenes are reminiscent of those found in Red Storm Rising and the rest of the book remains action packed while still remaining fresh and unpredictable.

A great addition to the Tom Clancy legacy.
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