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My sincere gratitude to those who took their precious time to read ‘the lure of noma’ and comment!!
It’s a huge subject and I think you cover it well. I’ve read some of the books you quote – The God Delusion, The Golden Bough. There’s that old Chinese saying that even if you stand on the tallest mountain you can’t see the whole world because you can’t see the mountain you’re standing on! So I think the it’s a bit like that. -a graphic designer
I enjoyed reading it and I think it is a very helpful contribution to the debate. I wish it was more widely available. – an academic
I read the book through and am very please to tell you that it is very erudite and it demonstrates a breadth of scholarship which indicates a lot of research has gone into it.The book is also very well written. It is far from boring and I finished reading it very quickly.- an academic