Cassell Companion To Quotations by Nigel Rees

Cassell Companion To Quotations by Nigel Rees

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'...unique reference source...Taking nothing for granted, Nigel Rees, author, broadcaster, and authority on the popular use of language, highlights quotes that are often misremembered and/or misattributed, pinpoints remarks that are misunderstood, and provides background information to explain or clarify quotations...also supplies needed facts and insights, shows how quotes are and have been used and misused over the ages, and often offers inspired speculations as well...Unlike many quotation dictionaries...is very entertaining and browsable. A detailed index of key words...alphabetical organization by last name...Foreign language quotes are presented in their original language and then English...this collection of problematic, elusive, and intriguing quotations appeals to a wide audience. Recommended...'--Booklist. This 1997 CASSELL GUIDES Paperback is in Near Mint condition.

ISBN: 9780304351923 SKU: 1062918 Note: Any image shown is from a stock photo and is not the actual book.