Talk:Conspiracy of Fools

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Confederacy of Dunces?[edit]

Unless there exists a direct citation for the claim that this book was named for O'Toole's masterpiece, I believe it's actually a reference to the phrase "ship of fools". Since this article isn't exactly a Wikipedia hotspot, I'll correct this myself if the issue remains much longer --Action Jackson IV 07:35, 29 November 2006 (UTC)

User who added the claim seems to state that no citation exists User_talk:Spalding#Conspiracy_of_Fools_Edit. I removed it, because the claim doesn't make any sense to me either. The two books have no relationship to each other besides similar titles. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 129.128.166.134 (talk) 18:42, 24 October 2007 (UTC)

Puff Piece[edit]

This article is not very encyclopedic. It sounds more like the jacket of the book's cover. At best, it sounds like the review of an overly pleased journalist. Could someone make this have a more formal and NPOV feel? I have note read the book or I would have edited it myself. Perhaps, I now have a good excuse to read it. 66.192.126.3 09:59, 25 April 2007 (UTC)

Fixed --RoyBoy 16:32, 1 January 2012 (UTC)

I read the book, it's approx 785pp, but a 3rd of that is footnotes..Citing the records that DIDNT get shredded, the author and his team lay the scandal out in chronological order..board meetings, emails, memos, phone calls, diaries, etc etc. An amazing endeavour to be congratulated.76.218.248.127 (talk) 06:01, 25 February 2013 (UTC)