The Complete Polysyllabic Spree (Stuff I’ve Been Reading (U.K. version) #1)

by Nick Hornby

In his monthly accounts of what he’sread;

  • Hardcover
  • Pages: 278 pages
  • Average Rating: 3.62 out of 5
  • Published September 7th 2006 by Viking
  • Original Title: The Complete Polysyllabic spree
  • ISBN: 0670916668 (ISBN13: 9780670916665)
  • Edition Language: English
  • Series: Stuff I've Been Reading (U.K. version) #1
  • Stuff I've Been Reading #1-2

In his monthly accounts of what he’s read; along with what he may one day read – Nick Hornby brilliantly explores everything from the classic to the graphic novel, as well as poems, plays, sports books and other kinds of non-fiction. If he occasionally implores a biographer for brevity, or abandons a literary work in favour of an Arsenal 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 football on TV, a pram in the hall or a good band playing at our local pub.