King's English
Detalii
Autor AMIS, KINGSLEY
An apariţie 2011
Editura Penguin
Nr pagini 272
Dimensiuni 20 x 13 cm
Format Hardback

King's English

  • Cod produs: 9780141194318
  • Disponibilitate: În Stoc
  • 45,00 Lei

Descriere

An indispensable companion for readers, writers, and even casual users of the language, the Penguin Modern Classics edition of Kingsley Amis's The King's English features a new introduction by Martin Amis.

The King's English is Kingsley Amis's authoritative and witty guide to the use and abuse of the English language. A scourge of illiteracy and a thorn in the side of pretension, Amis provides indispensable advice about the linguistic blunders that lie in wait for us, from danglers and four-letter words to jargon and even Welsh rarebit. If you have ever wondered whether it's acceptable to start a sentence with 'and', to boldly split an infinitive, or to cross your sevens in the French style, Amis has the answer - or a trenchant opinion. By turns reflective, acerbic and provocative, The King's English is for anyone who cares about how the English language is used.

'A terrific book ... learned, robust, aggressive, extremely funny' Sebastian Faulks

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