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I enjoyed this book and recommend it to anyone interested in a fascinating story.
The full title of this book is The Professor and the Madman, A Tale of Murder, Insanity and the Making of the Oxford English Dictionary.
Two, it is not a story to put into a book because of the fact that it isn't long enough.
Great story of the Oxford English Dictionary and the man who helped greatly in getting it startedPublished 2 hours ago by Rick DiClemente
Fascinating, fun read. Who would have thought. The author did his reasearch.Published 5 days ago by Valerie Shah
Great read! Life is really strange. Thank goodness there are interesting people along the path! Loved this unusual book!Published 7 days ago by Connie Christenson
Each year, the esteemed lexicographers at Oxford Dictionaries examine the new entrees in our vernacular to determine which gems will become the latest... Read more
Fascinating account of the creation of one of the monuments in English lexicography. Starts like a "thriller", winds up as interesting history.Published 21 days ago by Ross Barentyne
Truly interesting if you have any desire to learn how The Oxford English Dictionany actually came to be. Who knew? Now, you will.Published 22 days ago by DIANA
Winchester chronicles -- and corrects in part -- a fascinating story. The imagining and creation of the OED looms prominently in the background, but the personal struggles and... Read morePublished 24 days ago by dstrong