I've read this book a few times, and I'm used to my timing, inner voices etc. Simon Vance was fine but a bit monotone. It's purposely dead pan, so it needs something to bring out the wryness, the irony, the omg.
Of course. He's a genius, and seeing (hearing) the way every word counts is a thrill. Like listening to music. I also downloaded R's Baby, and I look forward to A Kiss before Dying.
I like simon vance a lot. But he didn't seem to be having fun.
who says I didn't love this book? I do love it.
A wonderful book, and it's nice to be able to wash dishes or fall asleep while you listen to it, but it is a little better when you read it yourself.
Makes a convincing case for Celtic roots of English in grammar structure. Go Celtic! The history of English is always fascinating. the meaningless
John McWhorter. I always like books read by the author, especially when, as in this case, it is an academic excited about his theme.
the artful blend of heart rending, heart pounding, and head scratching. Before you know it you're believing the extreme case of a familiar feeling, being in over your head with your emotions.
passion. suddenness. insanity.
it made me expell my breath in a whoosh and shake my head.
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