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"...a marvellous and timeless little book... Here, succinctly, elegantly and without fuss are the essentials of writing clear, correct English."
John Clare, The Telegraph
Some acclaim for previous editions:
"Buy it, study it, enjoy it. It's as timeless as a book can be in our age of volubility."
— The New York Times
"No book in shorter space, with fewer words, will help any writer more than this persistent little volume."
— The Boston Globe
"White is one of the best stylists and most lucid minds in this country. What he says and his way of saying it are equally rewarding."
— The Wall Street Journal
"The book remains a nonpareil: direct, correct, and delightful."
— The New Yorker
". . . Should be the daily companion of anyone who writes for a living, and for that matter, anyone who writes at all."
— Greensboro (N.C.) Daily News
"This excellent book, which should go off to college with every freshman, is recognized as the best book of its kind we have."
— St. Paul Dispatch – Pioneer Press
"It's hard to imagine an engineer or a manager who doesn't need to express himself in English prose as part of his job. It's also hard to imagine a writer who will not be improved by a liberal application of The Elements of Style."
— Telephone Engineer & Management
Incredibly useful little book for anyone wanting to improve his/hers English writing. Concise and to the point, this book will help you make sense of your current knowledge and... Read morePublished 3 days ago by Viktor
This is a precise book full of detailed advice. The first time I read it I was expecting general advice in different styles of writing. Read morePublished 6 days ago by hfffoman
Very good book to help with writing styles. Good dispatch and delivery timesPublished 9 days ago by Karla
One of the all-time 'how-to' classics. If you write anything, from notes to novels, this book will help you and improve the way you write. Read morePublished 15 days ago by Superpredator
Great stuff. Plenty of opportunities to say – well, that's what it said in Strunk!Published 1 month ago by Golan
Many of the other reviews describe this book as concise. That doesn't quite prepare you for the shock of discovering just how thin, small and short the book is when you get it in... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Twiggy
Concise and great illustrative examples. Somehow fun to read, even as a handbook.Published 1 month ago by aibsaibs
If you are a writer then you must get a copy of this book. It provides a set of rules to follow to improve your writing style. Brilliant.Published 1 month ago by Mary
I bought this after reading Stephen King's book on writing. Just wish I had found it years ago. It is a real GEM. Every home should have one. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Tricia