I can't remember the last time I laughed out loud while reading nonfiction about language and neuroscience. This is not me scoffing at the author and his conclusions. This is me telling you this book has some wit and fluidity to it you don't normally find in books about language and neuroscience.
The acacia tree is an often overlooked symbol that turns up prominently in Masonic imagery but perhaps because it is decorative, as opposed to the centrally placed square and compasses, the acacia has kept its sacred history very much in the background.
If you follow popular culture or are privy to any sort of conspiracy theories, the Freemasons are a controversial and often demonized group linked to all sorts of nefariousness. Personally, I have to ask why?
Sprague is a natural storyteller, as his playwriting and screenwriting success suggests. But thisis him flexing his journalistic muscle, examining all of the areas that make his native theatre such a compelling artform: subject and style, setting and psyche.