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Rod Doiron

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Helpful votes received on reviews: 100% (6 of 6)
Location: Nova Scotia
 

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Top Reviewer Ranking: 54,528 - Total Helpful Votes: 6 of 6
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Truly Beautiful!, Dec 27 2011
I am a huge fan of A Christmas Carol - bordering on obsessive. I've read the book 45 times so far and still look forward to reading it each year. You probably know how wonderful the book is so I'll restrict my comments to this edition.

I buy every edition that looks particularly attractive or unique and have dozens of them on my shelves.

This edition may well be the most attractive one I have. The illustrations by P.J. Lynch are beautiful and plentiful. I believe there are only three places you could open the book and not see an illustration.

It's a good solid book with heavier than normal pages and with a type font that is clean and clear.

Great… Read more
Sylvania SDVD7046-Red 7-Inch Portable DVD Player w&hellip by Curtis
5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Nice DVD Player, Nov. 15 2011
I just recently bought this player and I'm very pleased. The picture is sharp enough - not HD, of course but very serviceable.

The manual says that you get about two hours playback on a single charge but I get about 15 minutes over that which is useful for those movies that are just a little longer. It takes about three hours to charge. Aside from an adapter that allows you to charge from a wall outlet, there's one that plugs into your car. This one provides the power to run the player but cannot be used to recharge it.

The handle makes it easy to carry which is a feature absent in an earlier player I had.

I wish the controls on the device itself allowed you… Read more
The Last Greatest Magician in the World: Howard Th&hellip by Jim Steinmeyer
5.0 out of 5 stars Fascinating Account, March 5 2011
This is another of Steinmeyer's great Docu-Books about the world of magicians - a riveting account of one the all time great illusionists.

When I was a kid and just getting interested in magic, the only books in the local library were about the old-time performers such as Kellar, Blackstone and Thurston. The books were of little use to a seven year old, but they were fascinating all the same. Those books instilled an ever-increasing desire to know more about this great art.

I wish a book like this was available back then.

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