How to Write Powerful Prose: An essay by the author of 'Style'

How to Write Powerful Prose: An essay by the author of 'Style'

by F. L. Lucas

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Overview

Writing correct prose is one thing - writing powerful, persuasive prose quite another.
F. L. Lucas, fellow of King's College, Cambridge and veteran of the Enigma team at Bletchley Park, wrote one of the 20th century's bestselling books on this second kind of writing.
Lost for forty years, its dazzling and amusing advice is now back in print - and this eBook brings readers his brilliant essay on the same subject.
A superbly condensed guide to the art of writing well, this eBook is the perfect introduction to the secrets of unforgettable English.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780857192462
Publisher: Harriman House
Publication date: 04/30/2012
Series: Harriman Instants
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 32
File size: 99 KB

About the Author

F. L. Lucas (1894-1967), Fellow of King's College, Cambridge, was a distinguished scholar known for his studies of the classics as well as of English literature. The Sunday Times wrote that "Lucas has distinguished himself in more than thirty volumes as a poet, a novelist, a translator, a biographer, a critic and an editor. He is entitled to write about style because he writes with style."

Table of Contents

About the Author
How to Write Powerful Prose
Style: The Art of Writing Well
Praise for Style

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