So you know the reader is desperate to find out what happened after the shot rang out.
Nothing in the almost hallucinatory and beautiful style would lead a reader to guess at the near-terminal state of its author.
More than halfway through this short book, this adorable guide takes the reader by the hand and leads her to a terrible place.
To combat this backlash from a more technical perspective, Parker reminds the reader that he had already called in the experts.
One reader asked Beck point blank if he, like many of the commenters on his Web site, advocated a violent revolution.
Perhaps on that account they struck the reader's sense more sharply.
What that truth may be, we leave to the intelligence of the reader to divine.
The reader will readily imagine the discomforts to which I was subjected on this voyage.
But we forget that the reader has not yet been made acquainted with the guest.
I have spoken so much of the Vril Staff that my reader may expect me to describe it.
Old English rædere "person who reads aloud to others; lector; scholar; diviner, interpreter," agent noun from rædan (see read (v.)). Cf. Dutch rader "adviser," Old High German ratari "counselor." Old English fem. form was rædistre.