Oh, I love this book, these books, Pavic is possibly my favorite writer in the world.
sionnach, the difference is a paragraph which changes everything. and by lexicon novel, it means that it is written in the form of a dictionary, as the title suggests - although it really more of an encyclopedia, I would say. like an epistolary novel is written in the form of letters, you know?
ahh ahh *flaphands* I just can't tell you how much I love Pavic.
Lower Shebobia is a real place in Nova Scotia... I think. :D One of my colleagues uses it to refer to any place remote, which is (pardon the pun) miles above the usual Bumfuck variations you hear from most folks.
oh! and one more thing, re what mollusque mentioned: in Firefox you can also navigate your tabs with ctrl-page up and ctrl-page down -- page up moves you to the left through your open tabs, and page down to the right.
reesetee, I don't know when I started saying holy carp but it was probably around the same time I started saying oh my dog.
A bit late on it, but new window/new tab/&c makes no nevermind to me, I have my browser so rigged that links do what I want them to no matter what you code. :D I think this may really a preference issue, not a practicality issue?
My mother is Irish and doesn't say booger, she says bogie; when I was small and picked up this word at school (as an insult) she thought I was calling my brother a bugger instead of a snot, and I got quite a hiding.