Meaning of Everything

A kleptomaniac, the nephew of a French Emperor, the creator of an imaginary land inhabited by small hairy creatures, a homicidal lunatic, an Esperanto enthusiast, the man who introduced the camel to the Wild West, the captain of an all-ladies sculling team, a hermit, and the son of a Scottish draper. Just who were these people and what connected them to the world’s greatest dictionary? It was on New Year’s morning, 1928, that an eruption of mad lexical glee from a battered old typewriter on a de

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Weight 0.6 kg
Dimensions 13.8 × 21.6 cm

History of Ideas & Popular Philosophy

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Simon Winchester

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