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The Wind In The Willows by Kenneth Grahame
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May 21, 08

really liked it
Read in May, 2008

I forgot how much I loved this book. Previous reviewers I have read seem to find it wordy or cumbersome. Personally, I find it beautifully descriptive. I am currently reading it to my 3 and 4 year old boys at bed time, a half a chapter at a time, and they seem to be enjoying it, as well. No, its not a quick, easy read, but it is worth it for all the lost vocabulary that we see so seldom in modern author's works.
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Jessica It's amazing how three decades of changes alters the language landscape of fiction. "Wordy" or "cumbersome" has been used to describe the works of Hemingway and Faulkner, too. Kimmie brings to light the joy of patient and deliberate reading, as well as the priceless moments at the bedside of our children. I can see her boys' eyes widening in anticipation of each turned page!


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