By Hook Or by Crook: A Journey in Search of English
A personal journey through the groves and thickets of the English language, this title combines personal reflections, historical allusions and travel observations to create a mesmerising account of David Crystal's encounters with the language throughout the world."
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Review: By Hook Or By Crook: A Journey In Search Of EnglishUser Review - Pam - Goodreads
David Crystal's writing is a lovely balance of academic scholarship, travelogue, and pure curiosity. What a pleasure to read ! Read full review
Review: By Hook Or By Crook: A Journey In Search Of EnglishUser Review - Judy - Goodreads
A truly enjoyable read. It wanders and rambles it's way around Wales and wider and roams all around the world. I have never enjoyed looking into the origin of names and accents and speech patterns so ... Read full review