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This book is an embarrassment to modern grammar and linguistics classes in college. A nearly 100 year old, 70 page book, written by 2 men who are not experts of grammar, is filled with redundancies and needlessly simplistic statements. Rules such as, "Don't explain too much," or, " Don't use needless words," don't need to be written down to be known by most college level students writing term papers. Their professors should already know this, and they should know this having had high school experience before then.  

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Absolutely brilliant! Even though English is not my first language (and not even second), this book not only helped me to better express myself in writing, but also helped me to enjoy reading English literature even more.

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PAGES 18 TO 70 ARE MISSING!

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Amazing book! Essential for any writer at any stage!

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"A book that is needed until it is no more needed". A complete reference of best ways of writing English that too in a pocket book size.

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It's concise.
It's humorous.
It's straightforward.
It's well balanced and reasonably biased.
It's articulate and persuading.
It's just handy if you'd like to write in English.
All in all, it's a must buy.
 

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este livro é uma sugestão do steven krug, no livro não me faça pensar, 2ª edição de 2006 página 25

Review: The Elements of Style

User Review  - Dylan Gerety - Goodreads

Pithy and lean, this manual to the essentials of effective written English presents its contents without frills, bells, or whistles. It takes off at full-stop and continues that way, making point ... Read full review

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User Review  - Harry Green - Goodreads

Use this as a style guide for punchy, efficient writing. It certainly isn't applicable to everyone in any scenario; the author is often dictating his own preference, with unintentionally hilarity, such as "Don't write in foreign languages. Use English." Worth a read, for sure. Read full review

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User Review  - Bocia B. - Goodreads

85 pages of useful information on how to write in English language. As Stephen King said: "there is no detectable bullshit in that book. Every aspiring author should read The Elements of Style". Few rules are outdated, but we are talking about a 5%. The rest 95% is pure gold. Read full review

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