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
It is a useful guide to writing clear, clean prose. - Goodreads
Excellent and easy to read English textbook. - Goodreads
it was as boring as any other reference book. - Goodreads
Actually an enjoyable, as well as educational, read. - Goodreads

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great writing tips ! Read full review

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User Review  - coflo - Goodreads

Clear, concise, and easy-to-follow guidelines make it a nice reference book. But because it's not explanatory, I need to find extra references to see how to use some phrases that are not allowed to use in some particular ways. 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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