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Bryson meanders in great detail into side stories about the lesser gods
on 10 September 2014
As an ardent reader of the books of Bill Bryson, I always look forward to a new one. This book however, turned out to be nothing less than a letdown. The main reason being that it is limited to the interest of Americans (for whom it must have been written).
Some major stories surpass that drawback: Babe Ruth, Charles Lindbergh, and a few more.
But once such a story has begun, Bryson meanders in great detail into side stories about the lesser gods.
He lost me after a while. A novelty when it comes to Bryson.
This is not the book I had been hoping for.