The Child that Books Built (Paperback)Francis Spufford (author)
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Publisher: Faber & Faber
Number of pages: 224
Weight: 205 g
Dimensions: 198 x 128 x 13 mm
"Ambitious. . .His enthusiasm for this material is often charming. . .Spufford is at his best recalling his bookish discoveries." --"Newsday "(New York)
"Francis Spufford lures us in to reveal the original power of books--as landscapes, as spurs to inwardness, as the very crucibles in which the self is formed. He is the addict's unrepentant confession, poignant, witty, and true in the way that every real reader will recognize instantly." --Sven Birkerts, author of "The Gutenberg Elegies"
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