Eats, Shoots and Leaves

Truss is pessimistic about the state of punctuation, but perhaps she’s been more exposed to silly prose than I have. While this is an often humorous book, I personally did not find much that I don’t already know, and therefore there were entire sections that were tedious. As with many  bestsellers, the hype runs away with the reputation, which then disappoints.


5 Responses to “Eats, Shoots and Leaves”

  1. Woohoo, lovely to see a whole spate of reviews from you, anocturne, like rain after a long,hot summer! 😉 When I have more time I am going to return to savour them, thanks!

  2. @Lotus: i was thinking the same about your page. 🙂

  3. Brings to mind the Sienfeld episode about exclamation marks!

  4. @Parth: oops, i didn’t watch that!

  5. Thanks for sharing this information. Really is pack with new knowledge. Keep them coming.

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