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Beware! Seriously out of date edition
on 26 February 2011
I initially gave this a 5-star review as it seemed to be excellent value for money.
I have now dropped this to 1-star because, despite the fact that the title says 'Latest Edition 2010', this is an ancient version of Roget, completely out of date. This problem is not apparent from the sample (which can't be searched), but as soon as I tried to use my purchased copy seriously I ran into problems.
I searched for the word 'yob', which is a 19th Century creation, so not that new.
I tried a few synonyms of yob that I could think of - 'yobbo', 'punk', 'skinhead' - still nothing. I then searched for the word 'fascist'. Again, nothing.
So I got out my paper version of Roget, 1987 edition, and I realised the two books were totally different. This Kindle version looks like the original 1852 edition. If that's what you want this is great value for money. But if you want an up to date edition that uses modern language, this is definitely not for you.
I shall be complaining to Amazon about the misrepresentation.