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.
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.
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.
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