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Similes Dictionary Hardcover – 9 May 2013
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"If this book could speak, it would be "a grand rolling voice, like the sound of an underground train in the distance." This dictionary is chock-full of this and 16,000 other creative entries. A good tool for writers, students, and those looking for inspiration." --Jennifer Adams, "Booklist"
"If this book could speak, it would be 'a grand rolling voice, like the sound of an underground train in the distance.' This dictionary is chock-full of this and 16,000 other creative entries. A good tool for writers, students, and those looking for inspiration." --Jennifer Adams, "Booklist"
.".. a solid addition to a library's collection ... Of interest to puzzle-solvers, authors and speechwriters." --Laurie Selwyn, "Library Journal"
"For writers, speakers, and general readers, 16,000 similes drawn from sources as diverse as the Bible, Socrates, Shakespeare, Mark Twain, H.L. Mencken, movies, music, and TV shows, and arranged into about 1,300 thematic categories."-- Book News
About the Author
Elyse Sommer is the author or editor of numerous titles, including "Discovering Literature," "The Kids' World Almanac of Music," "Metaphors Dictionary," and "Strategies for Reading and Arguing About Literature." She is the editor, publisher, and chief critic of the online theater magazine Curtainup.com. She lives in Forest Hills, New York.