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The Missing Ink: The Lost Art of Handwriting

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The Missing Ink: The Lost Art of Handwriting - Hensher, Philip
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When Philip Hensher realized that he didn't know what one of his closest friend's handwriting looked like, he felt that something essential was missing from their friendship. It dawned on him that, having abandoned fountain pens for keyboards, we have lost one of the ways by which we come to recognize and know another person. "The Missing Ink" tells the story of this endangered art. Hensher reflects on what handwriting can tell us about personality and personal history: are your own letters neat and controlled or messy and ...

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The Missing Ink: The Lost Art of Handwriting 2012, Faber & Faber

ISBN-13: 9780865478930

Hardcover