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The Complete Polysyllabic Spree. Signed First Edition

£9.99

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'So this is supposed to be about the how, and when, and why, and what of reading - about the way that, when reading is going well, one books leads to another and to another, a paper trail of theme and meaning; and how, when it's going badly, when books don't stick or take, when your mood and the mood of the book are fighting like cats, you'd rather do anything but attempt the next paragraph, or reread the last one for the tenth time' In his monthly accounts of what he's read - along with what he may one day read - Nick Hornby ably explores everything from the classic to the graphic novel, as well as poems, plays, and sports-related exposes. And if he occasionally implores a biographer for brevity, or abandons a literary work in favor of an Arsenal soccer match, then all is not lost. His writing, full of all the joy and surprise and despair that books bring him, reveals why we still read, even when there's soccer on TV, a pram in the hall, and a good band playing at our local bar.

Signed by Author, Nick Hornby on Title Page.

CONDITION: Very minor corners bumps to DJ otherwise clean and bright. Signed.

Item details

Added value:
Signed First Edition with Dust Jacket
Author(s):
Nick Hornby
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2006
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0670916668
ISBN-13:
9780670916665
Number of pages:
278
Publisher:
Viking
Title:
The Complete Polysyllabic Spree

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'So this is supposed to be about the how, and when, and why, and what of reading - about the way that, when reading is going well, one books leads to another and to another, a paper trail of theme and meaning; and how, when it's going badly, when books don't stick or take, when your mood and the mood of the book are fighting like cats, you'd rather do anything but attempt the next paragraph, or reread the last one for the tenth time' In his monthly accounts of what he's read - along with what he may one day read - Nick Hornby ably explores everything from the classic to the graphic novel, as well as poems, plays, and sports-related exposes. And if he occasionally implores a biographer for brevity, or abandons a literary work in favor of an Arsenal soccer match, then all is not lost. His writing, full of all the joy and surprise and despair that books bring him, reveals why we still read, even when there's soccer on TV, a pram in the hall, and a good band playing at our local bar.

Signed by Author, Nick Hornby on Title Page.

CONDITION: Very minor corners bumps to DJ otherwise clean and bright. Signed.

Added value:
Signed First Edition with Dust Jacket
Author(s):
Nick Hornby
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2006
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0670916668
ISBN-13:
9780670916665
Number of pages:
278
Publisher:
Viking
Title:
The Complete Polysyllabic Spree

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