The Autocrat of the breakfast table
Houghton, Mifflin, 1858 - 373 σελίδες
The essays take the form of a chiefly one-sided dialogue between the unnamed Author and the other residents of a New England boarding house who are known only by their profession, location at the table or other defining characteristics. The topics discussed range from an essay on the unexpected benefits of old age.
Τι λένε οι χρήστες - Σύνταξη κριτικής
LibraryThing ReviewΚριτική χρηστών - EricCostello - LibraryThing
I was enormously disappointed in this book. If the narrator is indeed an autocrat, I'm all for revolution and bringing up the guillotine. Turgid and leaden in its delivery, not particularly funny, nor particularly wise. In short, the autocrat is a windy bore. Not recommended. Ανάγνωση ολόκληρης της κριτικής
LibraryThing ReviewΚριτική χρηστών - madepercy - LibraryThing
This little book took me some time to read. At first, I thought I might write down some of the quotes from it, but soon I realised that each page had a memorable quote and I decided to leave the ... Ανάγνωση ολόκληρης της κριτικής