Review

Danny the Champion of the World

I got this book in 1988, when I was eight or nine years old, and it was a dear favourite of mine. The story of Danny and his fantastic dad, and their life in the old gypsy caravan by the petrol pumps and garage - it was at once a whole new other world, and something very near and dear to me. Danny is raised by his dad, a mechanic and Danny's hero. They live in a colourful wooden caravan under a large apple tree, serving petrol and fixing cars. Danny's father teaches him all about cars and how toI got this book in 1988, when I was eight or nine years old, and it was a dear favourite of mine.

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The Outcast

I came to read this book mostly due to a review on Goodreads, a negative review, that made the book sound atrocious. I liked the review, but as a couple of years went by I couldn't quite get it out of my head, and my curiosity - was it really as bad as all that? - prodded me to buy it when I saw it at my favourite second-hand bookshop. And the short answer is No, I don't think it's as bad as the other reviewer found it to be, and isn't that part of the joy and the complexity of reading? What's t I came to read this book mostly due to a review on Goodreads, a negative review, that made the book sound atrocious.

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Long Lankin (Long Lankin, #1)

Originally reviewed on The Book SmugglersSays mylord to mylady as he mounted his horse,“Beware of Long Lankin that lives in the moss. ”Says mylord to mylady as he went on his way,“Beware of Long Lankin that lives in the hay. ”“See the doors are all bolted, see the windows all pinned,And leave not a crack for a mouse to creep in. ”Oh, the doors were all bolted, oh, the windows were pinned,But at a small peep in the window Long Lankin crept in. August, 1958. Cora and her toddler sister Mimi leave theOriginally reviewed on The Book SmugglersSays mylord to mylady as he mounted his horse,“Beware of Long Lankin that lives in the moss.

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River God (Ancient Egypt, #1)

The mist clears, the clouds roll out and the fog lifts, looking down, the Nile appears. Its blue waters, dominate the desert land, like a Lion, over a savanna. And the hot sun, is always shining, bringing excruciating heat, which not even the Egyptians can tolerate too long. The scene, ancient Egypt, the life giving river flows leisurely by, going north. But no human knows where it begins, in the south, if it does have an end there. The eunuch slave, Taita, loves Lostris, daughter of the evil Gr The mist clears, the clouds roll out and the fog lifts, looking down, the Nile appears.

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Amazon.com: Customer Reviews: Western Digital My Book Essential Edition 500 GB USB 2.0 Desktop External Hard Drive WDG1U5000

ADDENDUM: We have four of these - the one holding my backup of photography and other important items simply DIED. The head crashed onto the disk, making it impossible to retrieve any data. YES I know I should have had TWO backups of everything, and now I do. But I've lost a lot of precious files. Also, it was the NEWEST one of these which died!!! The older ones are still working. I have switched to Seagate Free Agent PRO drives at the suggestion of the company I had trying to recover my data. These drives are cheaper AND offer automatic backups! So, if I could, I'd change the stars here to ONE.

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