A modern classic. --Sunday Times
A first-rate introduction to one of the most fascinating of subjects. --New York Times --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.
The Story of English, by Robert McCrum - the author of Globish - comes an acclaimed history of the English Language. --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.See all Product Description
The book I received was a very early edition - it did not contain recent research, included in later editions, identifying various British Neolithic words gained from computerised... Read morePublished 10 months ago by vin bird
Very interesting, although some of the points I found contentious and/or not explained enough. An excellent "commute" book! Read morePublished on 22 Jan. 2013 by Bee of Good Cheer
This is an excellent book on the history of the English language which is a fascinating topic in itself. Read morePublished on 28 Aug. 2012 by Doc Barbara