‘The King James Bible is a cornerstone of our culture and our language…To read it is to feel simultaneously at home, a citizen of the world, and a traveller through eternity.’ Andrew Motion
‘If you have no Bible, you have no way to live’ Rosa Parks
‘There is no doubt in my mind that the King James Bible and not Shakespeare set this language on its path to become a universal language on a scale unprecedented before or since.’ Melvyn Bragg
‘The DNA of our language’ Frank Field MP
About the Author
The Authorised or King James Version of the Bible is the best known of all translations, and still popular for its fine and memorable language. It is thus ideal for these traditional gift bibles.