The Error World An Affair with Stamps PDF/EPUB ☆ The

As a boy Simon Garfield started collecting errors rare stamps flawed by printing faults and absent colours As an adult his childhood obsession became a full blown mid life crisisThis amusing but painfully revealing account of a passion he was once only able to admit to people he could really trust traces his fascination for these tiny print slip ups from the simple pleasures of boyhood to an attempt to create order out of chaos and finally the gradual decline and break up of his marriage A touching testimony to what is by and large a peculiarly male emotional displacement it pulls you into a world of pricey bits of paper and their impact on the lives of those who love themAs a boy Simon Garfield started collecting errors rare stamps flawed by printing faults and absent colours As an adult his childhood obsession became a full blown mid life crisisThis amusing but painfully revealing account of a passion he was once only able to admit to people he could really trust traces his fascination for these tiny print slip ups from the simple pleasures of boyhood to an attempt to create order out of chaos and finally the gradual decline and break up of his marriage A touching testimony to what is by and large a peculiarly male emotional displacement it pulls you into a world of pricey bits of paper and their impact on the lives of those who love themAs a boy Simon Garfield started collecting errors rare stamps flawed by printing faults and absent colours As an adult his childhood obsession became a full blown mid life crisisThis amusing but painfully revealing account of a passion he was once only able to admit to people he could really trust traces his fascination for these tiny print slip ups from the simple pleasures of boyhood to an attempt to create order out of chaos and finally the gradual decline and break up of his marriage A touching testimony to what is by and large a peculiarly male emotional displacement it pulls you into a world of pricey bits of paper and their impact on the lives of those who love them