The Elements of Style (Google eBook)

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Library of Alexandria, 1974 - 78 pages
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A good reference with rules, tips, and advice. - Goodreads
No excuse for poor writing with this book. - Goodreads
Beautiful! Lovely language pointers on writing style. - Goodreads
It is a useful guide to writing clear, clean prose. - Goodreads
it was as boring as any other reference book. - Goodreads
Excellent and easy to read English textbook. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Jennifer Johnson - Goodreads

I could also list this as currently reading as I hearken back again and again when writing something important. Read full review

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I reviewed two editions because I re-read the book. Read full review

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Contents

I INTRODUCTORY
II ELEMENTARY RULES OF USAGE
III ELEMENTARY PRINCIPLES OF COMPOSITION
IV A FEW MATTERS OF FORM
Chapter XII
V WORDS AND EXPRESSIONS COMMONLY MISUSED
VI SPELLING
VII EXERCISES ON CHAPTERS II AND III

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