❰Read❯ ➫ The Story of English Author Robert McCrum – E17streets4all.co.uk Now revised The Story of English is the first book to tell the whole story of the English language Originally paired with a major PBS miniseries this book presents a stimulating and comprehensive reco Now revised The Story of English is the first book to tell the whole story of the English language originally paired with a major PBS miniseries this book presents a stimulating and comprehensive record of spoken and written English—from its Anglo Saxon origins some two thousand years ago to the present day when English is the dominant language of commerce and culture with than one billion English speakers around the world From Cockney
The Story MOBI :ò Scouse and Scots to Gulla Singlish Franglais and the latest African American slang this sweeping history of the English language is the essential introduction for anyone who wants to know about our common tongue.
Robert McCrum is an associate editor of the Observer He was born and educated in Cambridge For nearly years he was editor in chief of the publishers Faber Faber He is the co author of The Story of English and has written six novels He was the literary editor of the Observer from to and has been a regular contributor to the Guardian since .
- 496 pages
- The Story of English
- Robert McCrum
- 02 October 2016 Robert McCrum