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Html: A Beginner's Guide, Fifth Edition
Html: A Beginner's Guide, Fifth Edition
Html: A Beginner's Guide, Fifth Edition by Wendy Willard. Rated 4.6 out of 5 stars, with 18 ratings. Read more and check out similar items in the html category.
Harry Potter og Dødstalismanene: Harry Potter 7
Harry Potter og Dødstalismanene: Harry Potter 7
Harry Potter og Dødstalismanene: Harry Potter 7 by J.K. Rowling, Torstein Bugge Høverstad - translator, et al.. Rated 5 out of 5 stars, with 2 ratings. Read more and check out similar items in the J. K. Rowling category.
Mensaje en una botella (Spanish Edition)
Mensaje en una botella (Spanish Edition)
Mensaje en una botella (Spanish Edition) by Nicholas Sparks and Ana Duque. Rated 4.3 out of 5 stars, with 37 ratings. Read more and check out similar items in the Nicholas Sparks category.
The Secret Adversary
The Secret Adversary
The Secret Adversary by Agatha Christie, Tara Mackinnon Dow, et al.. Rated 4.2 out of 5 stars, with 1397 ratings. Read more and check out similar items in the John Grisham category.
Los niños de Irena (Spanish Edition)
Los niños de Irena (Spanish Edition)
Los niños de Irena (Spanish Edition) by Tilar J. Mazzeo. Rated 4.7 out of 5 stars, with 53 ratings. Read more and check out similar items in the John Grisham category.
Ultima sentenza
Ultima sentenza
Ultima sentenza by GRISHAM John -. Rated 3.6 out of 5 stars, with 13 ratings. Read more and check out similar items in the John Grisham category.
Oedipus the King (Enriched Classics)
Oedipus the King (Enriched Classics)
Oedipus the King (Enriched Classics) by Sophocles and Bernard Knox. Rated 4.6 out of 5 stars, with 55 ratings. Read more and check out similar items in the Stephen King category.
Python Programming for Teens
Python Programming for Teens
Python Programming for Teens by Kenneth A. Lambert. Rated 2 out of 5 stars, with 1 ratings. Read more and check out similar items in the 'Python programming' category.
Mastering Drupal 8 Views
Mastering Drupal 8 Views
Mastering Drupal 8 Views by Gregg Marshall. Rated 2.5 out of 5 stars, with 7 ratings. Read more and check out similar items in the 'PHP programming' category.
T-SQL Fundamentals
T-SQL Fundamentals
T-SQL Fundamentals by Itzik Ben-Gan. Rated 4.7 out of 5 stars, with 77 ratings. Read more and check out similar items in the 'SQL database' category.
Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Bible
Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Bible
Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Bible by Paul Nielsen , Uttam Parui, et al.. Rated 3.9 out of 5 stars, with 34 ratings. Read more and check out similar items in the 'SQL database' category.
Swift for Programmers (Deitel Developer Series)
Swift for Programmers (Deitel Developer Series)
Swift for Programmers (Deitel Developer Series) by Paul J. Deitel and Harvey Deitel. Rated 4.2 out of 5 stars, with 25 ratings. Read more and check out similar items in the Swift programming category.
Internet Programming With VB
Internet Programming With VB
Internet Programming With VB by Budi Kurniawan. Rated 4.6 out of 5 stars, with 2 ratings. Read more and check out similar items in the Scala programming category.
The Enormous Room
The Enormous Room
This book is a fictionalized memoir of e. e. cummings' experiences of World War I. He had volunteered as an ambulance driver, along with a friend of his. As a result of something his friend wrote, he and his friend were arrested and spent a little more than three months in a French detention camp, most of it together.

I have seen this book described as an autobiographical novel, but I don't want to use that term because I think it would be misleading. I'm sure that some to perhaps much of this is based only very loosely on real people and real incidents, but I believe that the story cummings tells in this book is nonetheless true. That is, I believe that it is quite true to his real-life experiences. Even if he embellished characters and events a lot at times, I am quite sure that the overall impression one gets from reading the book presents a true-to-life depiction of that place and time and what he experienced.

Part of what made me enjoy this book so much is the sheer artistry of it. I'm being a little tongue-in-cheek, of course, because cummings was in fact an artist, and the original edition this work included many of his sketches. This Kindle edition did not include those, but I saw some of them online, and enjoyed them very much. One day I hope to be able to obtain a print version that does contain the drawings. But the artistry I'm referring to here is the artistry of his writing. He plays such wonderful games with language here, as he would later in his works of poetry. But this book is all the more enjoyable because he wrote it in two languages, French as well as English. I have a more than passing acquaintance with French, but I still had to have my _ Cassell's French Dictionary _ at my side as I read this book. But it was more than worth it. It was indeed a joy.

By coincidence, I read this book just after reading Simone Weil's _ The Need For Roots _, which coincidently has a forward by one of the other great poets of the day, T. S. Eliot. Had I not read what she had to say about the low status of the police in French society, I would not have been able to fully appreciate cummings' many comments about that. I'm guessing that when modern Americans read his comments about gendarmes being so unpopular that seeing two of them escort a prisoner might inspire town folk to think about mounting a rescue, they would suspect that cummings was exaggerating a bit. Having read Weil, I was prepared to take him at face value.

I probably read this book differently from most people because I too have spent time in prison. I knew exactly what he meant when he wrote:

A hideous crash nipped the last word. I had supposed the whole prison to
have been utterly destroyed by earthquake, but it was only my door closing.

I certainly didn't spend time in a prison like his, but I believe his story.

I have been a fan of e. e. cummings' poetry since high school, but I had never heard of this, his first book, until just recently; I came across a reference to it, I think, on a religious blog. I couldn't wait to read it, and I was not disappointed when I did. This is definitely a great work, and I can't believe I never came across it before now. I think this book is one of the indispensable books about World War I, right up there with _ The Guns of August _ and _ All Quiet on the Western Front _. I would give this book six stars if I could.
Art & Science of Value Investing: Invest Like Billionaire Warren Buffett
Art & Science of Value Investing: Invest Like Billionaire Warren Buffett
My review...by Robert W. Johns.

I purchased this on kindle and it arrived on my device without any problem...

This book was fun and informative. I bought this to see how Mr Thompson thinks, as the
are few books available which are actually written by individuals working in Value investment
based money management, running other peoples money as such.

I have been a value investor for five years full time and was looking for something to fill some gaps
and as a reference point. This book simply delivers, the section on discounted cash flows would be
invaluable to someone just starting out in qualitative analysis and understanding future business cash flows.

Scott writes with a relaxed and honest candor, never becoming pretentious or overbearing. It is evident he
has a genuine passion for Value investing and this shows in the highly complementary description he gives
of famous Value investors.

These kind of things are what got me into this industry, the is a considerable amount of kindness, honesty
and integrity found in the famous past, present professional practitioners of this investment approach. No doubt
many other such individuals will be the same in the future. There's a good introduction to Scott's influences and sets
a nice theme for the book.

Sometimes even those with an excellent memory can benefit from reading what they may have forgotten in time and
this book is one of those great reference guides to keep you mind sharp. The author has an MBA and in many countries
it can be difficult to hold a relevant MBA and be a value investor just down to the practicality's of it all. Therefore his line
of thinking has been of a benefit to me.

All in all i definitely picked up a few golden nuggets throughout the text and some insights making the purchase worth while.
Most of the big ideas are well represented here and beginners would do well to read this book before the classics to get
a good framework for how the goal posts have changed with market efficiency.

This reviewer would be happy to see this text in a university coarse. Although
such a coarse would undoubtedly require more material. Value investing cant be taught in a
day but you can get the bug that fast!.

I had heard of Philip L. Carret, but not in detail. There is a section with a transcript on his personality and style. This was
the highlight of the book for me as he had an incredible money management record and i am interesting in learning more.

So i have withheld one star as customary for me. I only give 5 stars to a few people and those people are Ben Graham
, Charlie Munger and of coarse Warren Buffett. My only criticism is that the book contains many quotes. Who actually originally
said some of these things first i believe may have been in some instances lost to the hands of time. I may well be wrong
and this is simply nitpicking.

Robert W. Johns
Front Row at the Trump Show
Front Row at the Trump Show
assigned to the White House during the Trump presidency.

Jonathan Karl has been covering DJT for a long time; since MJ married Lisa Marie! He was a novice reporter and Trump the gossiping real estate mogul. This is the jumping off point for “Front Row at the Trump Show”.

Karl has a writing style that’s conversational and inclusive. This is easy reading. He gives insights to many of the events we’ve heard about, not just that they happened, but why or how and his take on the motivations; interesting, but most decidedly not always agreed with. The text is peppered with parts of conversations and texts; seeing them in aggregate, in black & white was giant cauldron of emotions. I’m not sure how I feel about this at all.

Detailing Trump’s relationship to the media, both good and bad and how this is part, a BIG PART, of “his show” as president, is the real meat and bones of this volume. Karl claims that much of the emotion is scripted, orchestrated for maximum coverage, produced and directed by none other than the P. O. T. U. S. himself.

I cannot imagine our Founding Fathers had anything like this in mind when they penned the Constitution 📚
Jimi Hendrix - Band of Gypsys (Guitar Recorded Versions)
Jimi Hendrix - Band of Gypsys (Guitar Recorded Versions)
The Band of Gypsys has alotta history surrounding it. The bottom line is that Jimi had his mojo workin' with all cylinders on New Years Eve 1969. These were songs not part of any prercorded Jimi Hendrix album, and this was live. HE pulled off some of the most amazing playing of his short career on this release, and the transcriptions are 100% legitimate. I've been playing for quite a few years, and I bought this album as a teen. An extremely influential work for me and zillions of others. The transcriptions are all good, I wanted to see how certain passages were played, and they are on the money. Its almost like reading a novel...or a history book. Definitely recommended.
Jordan Air First Class (Kids)
Jordan Air First Class (Kids)
I normally wear size 6y and these shoes were way too small I couldn't even get them on. Not to mention the extra fabric/material in the back of the shoe that would be super uncomfortable rubbing on your Achilles tendon if they did fit. Ended up returning the item for a full refund.
Wolverine Men's Hammerloop Cotton Duck Canvas Carpenter Pant
Wolverine Men's Hammerloop Cotton Duck Canvas Carpenter Pant
A little context before I begin the review of THESE pants...

I searched for weeks for a good brand of work pants and the list of choices was a bit overwhelming. After much reading I was ready to try the pants on, if I could find them locally. I tried on Dickies, Wranglers, Carhartts, Craftsmans, Outdoor Life, etc. I was extremely disappointed in all of them. Regular fit, slim fit, straight fit, it didn't matter. They all felt strange for one reason or another. Too tight, too stiff, too thick, too thin, too many pockets, not enough pockets, pockets too small, pockets too big, pockets in weird positions, etc.

Then I came across these at Sears. There was only one pair in my size and due to the abuse by customers and employees so the pants had a tiny hole near the knee. It didn't matter to me because right when I touched these pants, they felt comfortable in my hands. I instantly knew they would be comfortable wearing them as work pants. I was right. I tried them on. The label said that they were traditional fit--they sit at the waist so I'm not going to show my crack to anyone standing behind me. There was enough room in the legs and throughout the pants for me to be able to move without being too baggy. Did I mention how comfortable they felt? The leg openings were large enough to fit over my boots without qualifying as disco pants. Pockets galore. The only knock knock would be they the side pockets sit lower than what I would have preferred because wearing kneepads restricts access to the right pockets. And about the comfort. Anyway, like I said, I found these pants at Sears so I bought them right then and there.

I liked them so much I went to another Sears but they didn't have my size so I came to Amazon and found them here for a great price. Not as cheap as Sears with their 50% discount but well worth the money spent.
Asterix erobert Rom
Asterix erobert Rom
Ich bin Fan von Asterix und das jetzt noch in meiner Sammlung als Buch zu haben, ist schön. Jetzt kann man die Stelle mit dem Passagierschein A38 immer wieder nach lesen.
Es ist halt das Buch zu dem Film.
Strangers When We Meet
Strangers When We Meet
I have to say I am not a great fan of Kirk Douglas but he certainly tries to convince us that he is in love with the other woman - Kim Novak - but maybe a little too much? Problem is there there is no real chemistry between the two. Everyone else does an admirable job. Kim Novak is absolutely lovely and her portrayal of a tortured, unhappy, and unfilled woman is a gem. The story itself is very dated - the affair is made to seem a shocking situation, but in today's world it is a bit laughable. In the film, Douglas and Novak are sneaking out at night and both give their "unsuspecting" spouses excuses but can their spouses be that stupid not to have an inkling of what is going on? Of course! This film was made in the early 60's! Some fun phrases appear in the film that are campy: Novak's mother: "Margaret, I am not a tramp!", "Novak to her husband: "Don't you want me? Do you think I'm pretty?'. etc. etc. I doubt anyone when finished viewing the film will give it any oscars, but it is fun to watch although a few edits could have helped. My main reason for liking this film? Novak was never more naturally beautiful, and when I remember her, this is the film I remember. For those persons who will mention Vertigo (which is my favorite film), her peformance in this film is classic but it is Hitchcock's film. "Strangers" is Novak's (Sorry, Mr. Douglas). The ending of the film is flat and expected. To be honest, Douglas goes back to his wife, but as I mentioned before, there was no real chemistry, and when he tells Novak at the end, "I love you Maggie, I really do", one wonders, if he really does, why not take the chance? But then this was a early 60's film and you didn't do that then. Unless, of course, you were Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor.
The Nero Wolfe Files
The Nero Wolfe Files
Back in the 1970, fans of the Nero Wolfe stories by Rex Stout joined together and formed an organization called The Wolfe Pack to celebrate the author and his world famous detective (and not to forget Archie Goodwin!). They started publishing a quarterly journal called The Gazette and held a formal dinner every year, among other activities. In this book Marvin Kaye has collected items originally published in The Gazette. They range in diversity from the menu of the first "Black Orchid" dinner to texts of speeches given at the dinners to articles about Wolfe and Stout by Stout's biographer, plus many other interesting tidbits.

Unfortunately this book feels rather underdeveloped for the price. While most of the items included are interesting to some degree, there is not enough content to really satisfy a fan or to engage a casual reader. It is certainly recommended to those who are Nero Wolfe fans, or aspire to that status, but I would suggest that you try to find it at a cheaper price than the listed $15.95.
Mug Mini (110ml) - Harry Potter (Ravenclaw Crest)
Mug Mini (110ml) - Harry Potter (Ravenclaw Crest)
My own fault as I ordered in a rush (grrr) but this mug is so small it's really only suitable for a double espresso, or perhaps a for a toddler (but not sure a toddler + ceramic cup is a good idea), it's certainly not suitable for the 10 year old I bought it for since she has graduated to adult-sized hot chocolates and wouldn't have any use for a cup this size.

In short, perfect for adults who like a short coffee but that's all.

It's a real shame as the quality & box are super.

P.S. I've included a range of cups in my photo, the largest is a Starbucks Grande (a medium) so you can compare the Harry Potter cup.
The Stainless Steel Rat for President: Stainless Steel Rat, Book 5
The Stainless Steel Rat for President: Stainless Steel Rat, Book 5
The Stainless Steel Rat is back and he's... well, he's exactly the same as he was in his previous books, except now he's got a wife and two grown sons who are exactly the same as well. And that's as it should be. Reading a SSR book isn't about character development, or moral complications, or really anything at all other than watching an incredibly cool, practically unstoppable James Bond style superman work his way through platoons of bad-guy minions. The fact that we get a liberal sprinkling of science fiction goodies like space-ships and sleep bombs only adds to the fun.

I particularly liked this book for the way it changed the typical conflict: Instead of requiring a solitary mission to snatch some valuable item or stop some particular bad guy Slipper Jim must steal an entire election in order to save a planet under the dictatorial rule of a "president for life". This expanded the tricks necessary to win the day and introduced many amusing concepts, from voting the graveyard to protecting your political rallies from ballistic missile attack. Now if Harry Harrison could just have realized a little earlier that Esperanto was never going to be a Galactic lingua fraca, the entire book would have been one perfect romp.
New Apple iPhone 11 (128GB) - Black
New Apple iPhone 11 (128GB) - Black
The iPhone design is good and the camera quality is awesome. You can also take pictures in wide angles and the image quality is awesome.

Phone got delivered at 9am on 28th September (I pre-order it on 27th September at 3am in the morning), I got my phone before the delivery date with nice and secured packaging.

The overall look of the phone is premium and face unlocking is fast. I grabbed this phone with HDFC 6K Instant Discount Offer at Just 64K (128 GB Variant).

Cons:

1. The phone is great but if you use "in the box" accessories like "EarPods with Lighting Connector", then you might feel a little pain in your ears.

2. The phone comes with 5W charger which charge your phone slowly. I recommend you to prefer using 18W charger.

Well, I've never tried the iPhone before and I'm using this for the first time (Yes, I'm already using other apple products like MacBook Air & Pro).

But the product is great and I'm just lovin it.

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