The Adventure of English: The Biography of a Language

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Product Details

Price
$14.95  $13.90
Publisher
Arcade Publishing
Publish Date
Pages
336
Dimensions
6.0 X 8.9 X 1.2 inches | 1.0 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781611450071

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About the Author

Melvyn Bragg is a writer and broadcaster and the author of numerous novels, including the trilogy The Soldier's Return, A Son of War, and Crossing the Lines, published by Arcade. He has won the Time/Life Silver Pen Award, the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize, the WHS Smith Literary Award, and has been longlisted for the Man Booker Prize twice. He has also written several works of non-fiction, including The Book of Books about the King James Bible, and The Adventures of English, also published by Arcade. He lives in London and Cumbria.

Reviews

Superb. . . . Inspiring.
A thorough and incredibly enjoyable trip down a linguistic memory lane.
A captivating history.