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The Liar’s Dictionary

The audiobook narrators for The Liar’s Dictionary aren’t weighed down by unusual words; rather, their delight in the wordplay is infectious.

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Review of ‘The Liar’s Dictionary’

Eley Williams’ debut novel, The Liar’s Dictionary (8 hours), is a word lover’s dream. The story jumps between two British lexicographers’ storylines. Over a century ago, Peter Winceworth (narrated by Jon Glover) fakes a lisp, bemoans his employment at dictionary publisher Swansby’s and falls in love with a co-worker’s fiancée. In modern-day London, Mallory (portrayed…

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