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This is an interesting and at times fun book, although it is flawed through excessive use of research. It could've been completed in half as many pages, and I get the impression reading it that David Brooks was desperate to bulk out his word count! His research is detailed in great depth unneccessarily, sometimes leaving me thinking "why did you have to put this in?!" His points would've stood up without it and it spoils the story.
Add to this that the book was supposed to be about 2 people, which starts off well, who then disappear off the face of the earth to be replaced by their son, the preposterously named Harold (who would call their son Harold in the 21st Century?) and… Read more