Angela'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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Oct 29, 2007

really liked it
bookshelves: anglophile, nonfiction-biography
Read in May, 2008

Fascinating stream of stories that connect two men and the making of the OED. I listened to the audio version; the author reads, and it's outstandingly done. It gets a little long on details and loses action toward the end, but overall a highly recommended read!

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