The story of English

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Faber and Faber, 1992 - Fiction - 468 pages
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User Review  - nandadevi - LibraryThing

Read the book, see the television series. No actually, skip the book and just see the thing on television. It's not bad..but for a story about the English language it could have been written more engagingly.. Read full review

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User Review  - Cecrow - LibraryThing

Predominately a history of the English language, as the title promises, it also offers a fine selection of world history and provided me with some great tips on literature to pursue. I count myself ... Read full review

Contents

An EnglishSpeaking World
9
The Mother Tongue
46
The home of the IndoEuropeans
50
Copyright

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