Category - Fiction / Historical Fiction

Format - Hardcover

Condition - Like New

Listed - A month ago

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Ships From - Oklahoma

Est. Publication Date - Apr 2021

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The Dictionary of Lost Words: A Novel

ISBN: 9780593160190

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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * REESE'S BOOK CLUB PICK FOR MAY '22! * "Delightful . . . [a] captivating and slyly subversive fictional paean to the real women whose work on the Oxford English Dictionary w...

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PangoBooks readers generally have high praise for this novel. They were enchanted by its beautiful settings, vivid characters, and compelling exploration of language and history. Readers appreciated the integration of real historical figures and the portrayal of relationships, particularly noting the bond between Esme and her father and her friend Lizzie. The book's examination of gender roles and women’s contributions to history was highlighted, though some felt the protagonist, Esme, lacked agency. Overall, readers found it to be an engaging and educational read, with some even eager for the author’s next work.


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