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The Professor and the Madman by Simon Winchester
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Oct 24, 2011

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Read from October 24 to November 11, 2011

The second book in a row now that I have abandoned. Not a good feeling. This was just not very well-written and the story wasn't interesting enough to keep me engaged despite that. The structure of the narrative was a little jumpy and I was constantly left with questions or just slightly confused. Not terribly confused, just a bit. I think if I'd had the time to read this in a week or less, I would have stuck it out and finished it.
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