Lara's Reviews > The Professor and the Madman: A Tale of Murder, Insanity and the Making of the Oxford English Dictionary

The Professor and the Madman by Simon Winchester
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Aug 25, 2007

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bookshelves: history, biography-autobiography-memoir, non-fiction, language

I thought this was a very interesting story, kind of dragged at times, and so it took me a really long time to push myself through it. It also seemed overly repetitious. I usually enjoy Winchester's stuff, and this one had great potential, but it just didn't hold my interest like the others I've read by him have.

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