Pierre Gauthier

Top Reviewer Ranking: 416
Helpful votes received on reviews: 65% (118 of 182)
Location: Montréal


Top Reviewer Ranking: 416 - Total Helpful Votes: 118 of 182
David Busch's Canon EOS 70D Guide to Digital SLR P&hellip by David D. Busch
3.0 out of 5 stars Worthwhile!, Aug. 28 2014
This book is a clear and detailed guide for using the Canon EOS 70D SLR camera.

The language is straightforward, chapters are short and the colour illustrations abundant and pertinent.

Nothing is perfect however. It is bothersome that so much effort is given throughout the book to assure the reader he has made a good choice in buying it. There are also significant editing problems as many word for word repetitions occur from one section to another. Worse, the video functions of the camera are granted very limited, indeed insufficient, discussion.

Still, this book is definitely worth the investment as it covers very thoroughly the multiple photographic… Read more
Ce livre de grand format, luxueux et présenté dans un coffret, décrit les vestiges archéologiques retrouvés dans la Cité du Vatican sous la basilique Saint-Pierre et aussi plus au nord, du côté des immeubles administratifs.

Il est illustré par des photos de bonne qualité, dont plusieurs sont reproduites sur une page entière. La cartographie par contre est déficiente et il est ardu de bien situer les multiples éléments abordés.

Malheureusement, le texte nest pas à la hauteur de la présentation et se limite largement à être descriptif. Il porte… Read more
Philosophy Book by Dorling Kindersley
Philosophy Book by Dorling Kindersley
5.0 out of 5 stars Well Done!, Aug. 16 2014
Clearly the product of considerable efforts, this book superbly succeeds in attractively presenting major philosophers and their chief ideas in chronological order from Antiquity to the 21st century.
One to six pages are devoted to each philosopher. In addition to a short but significant essay, each of these sections includes:
 a context box pointing out the applicable philosophical branch and approach as well as main predecessors and followers;
 a short biography;
 a list of key works;
 references to linked thinkers discussed elsewhere in the book;
 short quotations in bold script.
The colourful and lively lay-out is fully worthy of current… Read more

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