The Geographer's Library
Publish date: February 3rd 2005
Publisher: Penguin Press
Pages no: 372
Edition language: English
Paul Thomm, the young journalist protagonist, is immediately compelling and likeable. The book started well. Initially, the vignettes, dating back centuries and presenting various esoteric tales, fascinate. Later on, they become distracting and finally annoyingly parallel and dull. About halfway thr...