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'A splendid blend of erudition and entertainment' THES
David Crystal is Honorary Professor of Linguistics at the University of Wales, Bangor. He is one of the most highly respected commentators on the English Language. He lives in Holyhead. His titles for Penguin include Words on Words, Language Play, Listen to Your Child. He is currently working on The Penguin Shakespeare Glossary for publication 08/02.
very fast delivery and came as I was expecting. Happy purchase!Published 1 month ago by bishal singh rai
An excellent book on the subject which should be standard reading in all schoolsPublished 12 months ago by JM O'REGAN
Some books don't age well - this one is a very good example. Written/updated/revised in the early '90s, it fails to grasp a whole new reality of the language as is evident today.Published 15 months ago by Donatas
I bought this for my English Language OU course, but it is a fascinating book anyway whether you are studying or not. David Crystal writes in a most accessible way about language. Read morePublished 24 months ago by G. Johnson
It's full of interesting info on the language - you'll read it quickly and fall in love with David Crystal - like many others before you....Published on 14 Feb. 2013 by Jon Swan
Since I bought this book for myself after viewing it on Amazon UK, I am delighted to say that this is a brilliant read because it is very informative. Read morePublished on 10 May 2012 by Elaine