The Elements of Style (Google eBook)

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United Holdings Group, 1959 - 71 pages
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The classic reference for writing style. - LibraryThing
Alas, the book's advice is somewhat dubious. - LibraryThing
One of the best books on writing fiction. - LibraryThing
Best book on writing I have read so far! - LibraryThing
THE book on improving one's writing style. - LibraryThing
I realize now that this is objectively "poor" writing. - LibraryThing

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User Review  - AuthorRaeZRyans - LibraryThing

This is a must to read if not to own and reference. The updated version gives further insight and explanation, but overall the information remains valid for writers in the modern day. I refer to this when needed or when instructing writing. Read full review

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User Review  - LisaMaria_C - LibraryThing

Classic book on usage, composition, form and style, it's less than 100 pages and is a miracle of lucidity and succinctness. Most memorable rule? Easy: 13. Omit needless words. Read full review

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