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I love this book. Nobody on earth knows more about the English language than Susie Dent and nobody writes about it more entertainingly. This is a treat for every day of the yearGYLES BRANDRETH

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  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ John Murray (28 Oct. 2021)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Hardcover ‏ : ‎ 416 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1529371317
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1529371314
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 14 x 3.8 x 22 cm
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