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[Originally posted by terryd]

Congratulations for writing a book that is fun to read, that really gets to
the meat of Python and allows us from chapter 4 onwards to write our own code.
I enjoyed exploring Python with the book as a guide and despite the obvious
typos was able to write fairly substantial "scripts" and modules within two

I particulary enjoyed the structure of the book and wish that more books on
normally dry topics will be published by Manning.

The style of the book with the quick overview and a reference guide at the
back with each "juicy" chapter inbetween handling the details of Python,
filled with "plums" of examples is a style that more technical books should

I thank Manning, Daryl and Kenneth for producing this book as it has given me
a Saturn V boost on the path to becoming a proficient Python programmer.

Again, I had fun reading the book from cover to cover. I will be looking for
more Manning books of this style.

Last but not least I find that the covers of the books distinctive and
pleasing to the eye. The page on the cover illustration is also quite