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A brilliant resource for established and beginning writers and for passionate readers everywhere from a range of acclaimed and much-loved writers, lovingly compiled by the brilliant and insightful Charlotte Wood.
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Gaston Dorren, edited by Jonathan Buckley translated by Alison Edwards
Why the Spanish speak so fast, the Dutch are gender-benders and it's hard to add up in Breton.
Format: Hard Cover
The triumphant new volume in David Crystal's classic series on the English language combines the first history of English punctuation with a complete guide to how to use it.
From grammar to punctuation to terms that are commonly confused, this is an essential general reference that should be on every writer's desk.
Discover the grammar that people really need to know.
The entertaining, shocking and surprising story of slang, as told by Britain's foremost slang lexicographer.
Explores the key challenges in writing narrative non-fiction, and shows how some of the best in the business do it - an invaluable guide for anyone who wants to tell true stories well.
A unique journey through English spelling, untangling the fascinating origins of its greatest eccentricities.
An eye-opening tour of the English language through the ages.
What you post on a blog or tweet to your followers can get you arrested or cost you a lot of money in legal battles. This practical guide shows you how to stay out of trouble when you write online.