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In Praise of Slow: How a Worldwide Movement is Challenging the Cult of Speed Paperback – 1 September 2005

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Engagingly written and filled with interesting detail... a timely manifesto for a more civilised world ― SUNDAY TIMES

Presents an eloquent case for a thorough re-examination of priorities and shows how even subtle shifts in the way we live can have a very real effect on our well-being ― GUARDIAN

Engaging ― INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAY

Readable and persuasive... it is virtually impossible to read Honore's book without deciding to take things, you know, a little slower from now on ― IRISH TIMES

His advice is too grounded in day-to-day practicality to be guilty of didacticism or whimsy... read this uplifting and enlightening book very soon; but do, please, take your time ― TLS

"Engagingly written and filled with interesting detail... a timely manifesto for a more civilised world." ― SUNDAY TIMES Culture, 6 August

Presents an eloquent case for a thorough re-examination of priorities and shows how even subtle shifts in the way we live can have a very real effect on our well-being. ― THE GUARDIAN, 20 August

"Engaging." ― THE INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAY, 14 August

Readable and persuasive... it is virtually impossible to read Honore's book without deciding to take things, you know, a little slower from now on. ― THE IRISH TIMES, 27 August

His advice is too grounded in day-to-day practicality to be guilty of didacticism or whimsy... read this uplifting and enlightening book very soon; but do, please, take your time. ― TLS, 30 Sept

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Engagingly written and filled with interesting detail... a timely manifesto for a more civilised world. - SUNDAY TIMES Culture, 6 August

Presents an eloquent case for a thorough re-examination of priorities and shows how even subtle shifts in the way we live can have a very real effect on our well-being. - THE GUARDIAN, 20 August

Engaging. - THE INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAY, 14 August

Readable and persuasive... it is virtually impossible to read Honore's book without deciding to take things, you know, a little slower from now on. - THE IRISH TIMES, 27 August

His advice is too grounded in day-to-day practicality to be guilty of didacticism or whimsy... read this uplifting and enlightening book very soon; but do, please, take your time. - TLS, 30 Sept

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  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Orion; 1st edition (1 September 2005)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 352 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0752864149
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0752864143
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 13.3 x 2.3 x 19.7 cm
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