7 Apr 2021

Book review - The Madman's Library

From Nine To Noon, 10:39 am on 7 April 2021

Fascinating, beautiful and not a little disquieting, this is a generously illustrated overview of unusual, rare and remarkable books. Selected from many different cultures and times, these books are intriguing physical objects, their contents often as thought-provoking as their appearance: Bronwyn Wylie-Gibb. Bronwyn Wylie-Gibb of University Book Shop, Dunedin reviews The Madman's Library: The Greatest Curiosities of Literature by Edward Brooke-Hitchings, Published by Simon & Schuster