157 reviews
Changed the way I saw the English language
May 19, 2022
First off, the cover is absolutely stunning! I bought this book based on the cover alone, not gonna lie 馃槀 Even though the accounts of th...
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May 14, 2020
Book review! 猸愶笍 The Dictionary of Lost Words By Pip Williams (2020) This books is brand new! And is a debut from an Australian author Pip...
NikitaReview provided by booktopia.com.au
Yes, would buy this again
February 18, 2021
Reinterprets an existing narrative showing the gendered nature of compiling language into the Oxford Dictionary. Takes issue with Simon W...
Artemis the protectorReview provided by booktopia.com.au
I enjoyed reading The Dictionary o fLost words
June 02, 2021
I bought this for a male friend'birthday as I had read reviews of this new book. When I borrowed it from local library I freaked out as I...
SwampyReview provided by booktopia.com.au
This is a very scholarly book and well worth reading
March 31, 2021
I found this book engrossing. It is very well written and the story was captivating and strongly exposed by the author. The characters we...
RobinReview provided by booktopia.com.au
Would recommend to selective friends.
April 04, 2021
A very interesting book to read and informative about the compilation of The English Oxford Dictionary. However, a big disappointment was...
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Lost words
December 31, 2020
An excellent read. Takes a bit of patience as things move slowly, but you won't be tempted to stop. Includes some complex relationships w...
OEDictionaryReview provided by booktopia.com.au
I missed the characters when I finished reading
October 15, 2020
I loved this book! The characters were alive and leapt off the page. I missed them when I finished reading! I also loved the window into ...
KarenReview provided by booktopia.com.au
Delightful Read
May 29, 2022
This was a beautifully written & thought provoking book. A bit slow and for me hard to get involved at the beginning but I was quite smit...
GabbyReview provided by booktopia.com.au
An original
February 13, 2021
I loved the central theme of this book, around the discussion and decision making concerning selection of words to be included and the la...
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