Hitchings presents a fun read that is intriguing and rather droll sometimes, but one that keeps the reader interested in the words
of English and their etymologies, i.e., histories. The over all ... Read More
The Secret Life of Words: How English Became English
A book of value to an eighteenth century student in literature and society. It avoids successfully the re-re-telling of Dr Johnson's biography but manages at the same time to give the reader an ... Read More
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