Need reviews for my book on introductory python

MRAB python at mrabarnett.plus.com
Fri Jan 27 16:36:45 EST 2017


On 2017-01-27 21:18, mm0fmf wrote:
> On 27/01/2017 20:17, bob gailer wrote:
>> On 1/25/2017 9:25 PM, Sandeep Nagar wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> A few month ago I wrote a book on introductory python based on my
>>> experinces while teaching python to Bachelor students of engineering.
>>> It is now available in e-book and paperback format at Amazon.
>>>
>>> https://www.amazon.com/dp/1520153686
>>>
>>> The book is written for beginners of python programming language and
>>> written in learn-by-doing manner. If some group members can review the
>>> same, it will be useful for myself to come up with an improved version.
>> Who is the publisher of this book?
>>
>> I just took a look at the pages that can be viewed on Amazon. Many
>> reactions. it is hard for me to write this, as it seems it would sound
>> harsh, judgemental, unappreciative. But you did ask for a review, and
>> this is my honest reaction.
>>
>> I find it hard to read a book written by a non-native speaker of
>> English. I an constantly having to overlook what to me are spelling,
>> grammatical and vocabulary errors. I HIGHLY recommend you find an editor
>> who can fix these errors.
>>
> Snap. I found it impossible to read and never got to the Python parts.
> It is not written in English. Most of the pronouns and conjunctions are
> missing. It looks like it has not been proof-read as words loose
> capitalisation, many are mis-spelt and grammar rules regarding plural
> cases and agreement are just ignored.
>
"loose"? Don't you mean "lose"? (Or possible "lack"?)



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