The King's English

The King's English

A Guide to Modern Usage

Book - 1997
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Sir Kingsley Amis was one of the most influential writers of the 20th-century and the use and abuse of the English language was one of his principal concerns. This guide, alphabetically arranged, provides a concise, readable and entertaining guide to using English.
Publisher: London : HarperCollins, 1997
ISBN: 9780002556811
Branch Call Number: ANF 428
Characteristics: xiii, 270 p. ; 23 cm


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WVMLStaffPicks Nov 13, 2014

Authoritative and opinionated -- one is afraid to comment for fear of abusing The King's English. Sir Kingsley does not always agree with Fowler's Usage and Abusage, but I found him much more entertaining.

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