By Hook Or By Crook: A Journey in Search of English

By Hook Or By Crook: A Journey in Search of English

by David Crystal

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ISBN-13: 9780007284061
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 09/04/2008
Sold by: HarperCollins Publishers
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 320
Sales rank: 1,002,885
File size: 412 KB

About the Author

David Crystal has published over 90 books on the subject of the English language, including two encyclopaedias, 'The Cambridge Encyclopaedia of Language' and The Cambridge Encyclopaedia of the English Language'. His book, 'The Stories of English' (2004) was a bestseller for Penguin. He has lectured in linguistics all his life, first at Bangor, then at Reading and is now Honorary Professor of Linguistics at the University of Wales. He has also been a consultant, contributor or presenter on many radio and TV series (including 'The Story of English').

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