The King's English: A Guide to Modern Usage

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Posthumously published, the great man's trenchant, provocative and authoritative guide to the use and abuse of the English language. Sir Kingsley Amis, who died in 1995, occupied a unique position in the world of English letters: elder statesman, former angry young man, latter-day curmudgeon and, above all, comic novelist of genius. In all his work, and throughout his life, the use and abuse of the English language was one of his principal concerns. The King's English pungently, entertainingly and concisely conveys his ...

The King's English: A Guide to Modern Usage 1998, HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780006387466

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