Book Reviews of The Child That Books Built : A Life in Reading

The Child That Books Built : A Life in Reading
The Child That Books Built A Life in Reading
Author: Francis Spufford
ISBN-13: 9780312421847
ISBN-10: 0312421842
Publication Date: 12/1/2003
Pages: 224
Rating:
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3 stars, based on 4 ratings
Publisher: Picador
Book Type: Paperback
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Disappointing.Thought I'd get a personal account of the way a boy was moved by reading, and lots of great recommendations, and I felt it just drifted into subpar psychobabble.
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It offers an intelligent, thoughtful inquiry into how the pleasure of reading actually works.